Travel philanthropy has been on the rise since the tsunami of 2004. Tourists looking to help the often disadvantaged countries they visit can invest time, energy or money. Below, some of the best ways to get away while giving something back.
TURTLE ISLAND IN FIJI
This luxury resort is committed to improving the standard of living for residents of the Yasawa Islands by providing medical clinics, building secondary schools and helping create budget resorts and businesses owned and operated by villagers
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Participants in Habitat's Global Village programs spend one to three weeks helping...