An App to Save Lives

An App to Save Lives

In rural Ghana, maternal healthcare is hard to reach. Using technology, this team is working to change that.

Giving on the Go

Giving on the Go

Sometimes Instagram can get you down—especially the week of spring break, when your feed is filled with exotic photos from your friends’ vacations. For many college students, extravagant vacations just don’t fit in the budget. But there’s a new trend that may just put your travel envy to rest: alternative spring breaks.

Disaster Response: A Quick How-To Guide

Disaster Response: A Quick How-To Guide

When natural disasters ravage communities, many people want to know how to help, but the disaster seems so large, they feel limited by their own resources, the distance, and other factors. Here is a break-down of the various ways you can act in response to natural disasters.

“Voluntourism” from Home

“Voluntourism” from Home

Nowadays, there are a lot of traveling-volunteering programs that provide people with opportunities to do service while traveling, but here is one organization you can help while at home.

Traveling to a New Home: Refugee Aid Organizations

Traveling to a New Home: Refugee Aid Organizations

We have all heard or seen news of the Syrian Refugee Crisis—it’s hard to escape the knowledge of the approximately 5 million Syrians who have been forced to flee their homeland and find refuge among other countries of the world. Since the crisis began in . . . read more

Volunteering in Paradise

Volunteering in Paradise

What makes nature such a tempting getaway? For most, it’s the peaceful contrast to a bustling city. However, much like the city that never sleeps, the Amazon’s constant humming and buzzing reveals a similar atmosphere. Come join the Amazon wildlife community to see what all the commotion is about.

Service: Human Trafficking

Service: Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is real. Find out what it is, how to protect yourself, and how to help victims here.

Venerating Volunteerism: How to be an Efficient Volunteer in a Foreign Country

Venerating Volunteerism: How to be an Efficient Volunteer in a Foreign Country

More than 1.6 million people volunteer internationally every year. With so many helping hands, humanitarian work is progressing all around the world. However, being unprepared for the culture shock can ruin what could be an inspiring experience. Stowaway researched suggestions for those who aspire to . . . read more

Choose to Serve

Choose to Serve

Any humanitarian travel experience can be rewarding, but choosing the right experience can be life changing. So how do you find an experience that will change your life and also improve the lives of others? According to Dane Andersen, a humanitarian project enthusiast, “you need . . . read more

Days for Girls

Days for Girls

Feminine hygiene kits are changing lives, one young woman at a time.