HELP International
Program Description

HELP international partners with local organizations throughout the globe to promote public health, education, and entrepreneurship/business initiatives that respond to community needs. Volunteers help to develop, execute, and monitor a range of grass-roots projects, including health campaigns and outreach, medical camps, teacher training, literacy, orphanage support, gender empowerment, business education, and youth support. 

Time Commitment

Countries Served

  • El Salvador, Peru, Uganda, India, Nepal, Thailand, Fiji, and the Philippines

Types of opportunities

  • Public Health research and programming
  • Community Health
  • Infrastructure development
  • Education empowerment
  • Business entrepreneurship
  • Design and implementation of development projects

Expected Costs

  • Vary depending on location and duration of experience
  • Include room and board, all project and work related costs; does not include flights to and from country, immunizations, visa
  • Scholarships and discounts are available based on skill level (ex. Medical training), language fluency, returning volunteers


  • No requirements; however fluency is helpful and can qualify an individual for a reduction in the cost of the experience