- Asociacion Proyecto 'Azul Wasi'
An association that aims to help street children in Cuzco, Peru. They have a centre just outside Cuzco that is home to 20 adolescents from the streets.
- La Vecina
A new Dutch-based organisation with an orphanage in Cartagena that houses 8 young children.
- Project Page
Information about ongoing projects of Cartagenitos including up-to-date volunteering-opportunities in Cartagena de Indias.
- Bicis de Papel
Xavier's Blog for his project, which was teaching the children from an orphanage about the mechanics of push bikes by building bikes with the kids so that they could keep and maintain the bikes themselves.
- Volunteer South America
A fantastic directory of free or low-cost volunteering opportunities all over South America.
An excellent website for information on non-profit and volunteer options around the world.
Useful Links for Colombia & South America
- Poor but Happy Guide, Colombia
A discussion forum with lots of useful information including forums about English teaching opportunities, visas, Spanish lessons and much more.
Tourist information about Cartagena, including everything, such as recommended dentists in case you'd like to have some surgery done whilst here.
A website about Cartagena with information, hints and stories about the city in including news and a directory for any kind of commercial service in Cartagena.
- Hostal Casa Viena
Located in Getsemani this is a contact point for travelers and volunteers. It is very central and owner Hans and his wife Janeth are very helpful people. Here you can find a lot of useful information and contacts such as Spanish tutors.
- Lonely Planet Thorntree Forum - South America
The travel forum and notice board for the Lonely Planet Guidebook for South America.
- South American Explorers
The website of the very helpful organisation for travelers in South America. There will soon be a database with volunteering opportunities all over the continent.