Volunteer abroad with Vida in Central America! With Vida, you have the opportunity to gain experience in three main fields: medicine, dental health, and veterinary medicine. As a volunteer with Vida, you will work with local professionals in these fields in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Working with coordinators from the field, Vida Volunteer works to set up mobile clinics to provide easily accessible services to the people and animals of communities in need. Whether you are an aspiring health-care professional or just have a passion for helping others, Vida will provide you with a meaningful service-learning experience.
JohnAge: 25-30MaleNew York, New YorkColumbia UniversityWorthwhile, Eye opening10/08/2014
ShellyAge: 19-24FemaleDavis, CAUniversity of California- DavisGuatemala!!07/24/2014How could this program be improved?
I wish the homestays in Ixtahuacan were longer!
ElizabethAge: 19-24FemaleDavis, CaliforniaUniversity of California- DavisSimply amazing!07/23/2014How could this program be improved?
I would like to have even more patients than we had this year. Towards the end of every day, most of us were just sitting around with nothing to do.
AndrewAge: 19-24MaleMississauga, OntarioMcMaster UniversityHands down the best service-learning trip I've experienced05/20/2014How could this program be improved?
I was so blown away and touched by the experience that I have no ideas of how to improve it.
BrittanyAge: 19-24FemaleMenomonee Falls, WisconsinOtherNursing Clinical in Nicaragua01/27/2014How could this program be improved?
If I had to change one thing it would be having a more stable hotel to stay at. We moved hotels a few times and it was stressful each time because we needed to pack everything up each time. Each hotel we stayed at was a good experience, but having one or two hotels instead of three or four would be better.