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Backpacking with a purpose | learning programs with Operation Groundswell | Nov 22

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Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs volunteering programs abroad. We examine various social justice issues while working in solidarity with local activists, non-profit organizations, and communities. We are looking for globally conscious and socially active students who want to spend their summer exploring some of the most complex and beautiful countries in the world! 

If you’re into cultural exchange, meaningful community service, and off-the-beaten path adventure, apply by November 22nd!

Programs are filling up quickly so apply as soon as possible.

Check out where we go: 


Programs of various themes are currently open in the following countries:


Bolivia – Environmental Justice
Thailand – Alternative Tourism, Environmental Conservation, or Food Justice
India – Alternative Education or Gender & Religion
Guatemala – Human Rights, Food Justice, or Fair Trade
Cambodia – Environmental Justice or Alternative Education
Peru – Human Rights, Environmental Justice, or Alternative Tourism
Ecuador – Food Justice
Bangladesh – Fair Trade
Can’t travel in the summer? Join us for our alternative breaks in the winter and spring!