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For Whose Benefit? Host Community Perceptions of the Role of Short-term International Volunteers in Development. A Case Study of BREADS (Bangalore Rural Education and Development Society) Karnataka, India.

Short-term international volunteering is a phenomenon that has grown rapidly in the last ten years with hundreds of organisations now offering opportunities for people to ‘make a difference’ in countries of the Global South. Motivations vary from the self-centric to altruistic and organisations are attracting large numbers who travel overseas to engage in volunteer work. …

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