Volunteers often report that such an experience changes them, their perspectives and even the direction of some aspects of their lives. Many avid travellers report that they would never travel any other way after having the opportunity to experience another culture with so much more depth and understanding than they had ever experienced. The experience is never same for any two people, but everyone walks away with a different capacity to empathise, appreciate and give of themselves. Do not expect this adventure to be easy; you will be working for free. In fact you will have had to work to make this experience happen. There will be days when you are tired and frustrated, and there will be days when your heart feels like it might explode with love, but the overall experience is one that will make every minute invaluable to you, and those that you touch.