Sunday, 28 February 2010 18:24

PHILANTHROPY: a dossier of stat, facts, manners and mores for your consideration.

Compiled by Jonathan S. Paul and Rosecranns Baldwin

Volunteer Vacations
Just because your idea of a good vacation requires tanning on a beach doesn’t mean you can’t save the world while you are doing it. Here, six of the best volunteer trips, where you can sport a good-works glow along with a sunburn.

Land Mine Aid, Cambodia, Globe Aware Between visiting a floating village on Tonle Sap Lake and the temples of Angkor Wat you’ll help assemble simple metal-and-plastic wheelchairs. There’s no expertise required and you’ll deliver your finished chairs to some of the thousands of Cambodians devastated by land mines. One week trip, $1,200.00;877-588-4562;globeaware.org

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