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What you offer

18h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Teaching Languages
Teach a language to guests or local communities.
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What you get

3

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
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The Experience

When you come to the center of disabled or orphans children in my country or even your country, I am sure that you will realize one thing, you're really lucky to be born intact, and there are ones loving family that always beside you. When playing with them, sharing and understanding their situations, you recognize the value of empathy, the value of loving family. You will live more responsibly with yourself .

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English
  • Between 18 and 65 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Stay at least
1 month
Stay up to
3 months

Talk to those who have lived the experience

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  • a) How was your experience with this host?
  • b) How was your day-to-day routine?
  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

49 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.0

Community

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

United States

3

Overall I had a good experience at Dung's Family. From the accommodation it takes about an hour by bus to get to the center of Hanoi, which made it only possible to explore on our days off. The positive of location is that you really get to see how the local people love in the village. Most of the students we taught were very young and we weren't given very much guidance on what to teach, so it at times it was challenging. Also I only stayed for one week, so I had to pay for the room each night and for $5, it would have been possible to get a hostel in the center of the city.

over 1 year ago

Brazil

5

What a beautiful experience it was to volunteer and stay with Dung and his family. Bean and Mark are great kids and it's awesome to expend time with them. The classes can be challenging sometimes, but with the time you learn how to handle it. The other volunteers were also amazing. I had an incredible time. Thank you, Dung and your beautiful family for such great memories. I'll be back soon!

over 1 year ago

Spain

5

Living with Dung’s family it’s been a great experience. He and his family are very kind. His wife cook very delicious Vietnamese food for the volunteers. About the classes I had a very good experience even if some times can be a bit caothic and unorganized, but kids are lovely and you feel so good when you see a big smile on their faces, as they are happy to know that they have done a good job.
Thanks for all Mr Dung, hope to see you again!

over 1 year ago

Germany

5

The time with Dung and his family was great! I teached English to children and spent time with disabled children, children with Down syndrome and autistic as well, which was a huge experience and absolutely recommendable! I spent most of my free time in the village, which was also a great experience, because there is a lot of contact with locals. So just join!

almost 2 years ago


Dung replied

Thank you Hussein. See you soon!

Thailand

5

It's been a great 1 week there! You'll meet loads of children who wants to study English and also Mr.Dung's family are really nice and volunteers fellow are nice too <3

about 2 years ago

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