Where your money goes

Here at The Great Projects, we are often asked ‘Why do I have to pay to volunteer’? In simple terms, most of your project cost goes overseas to pay the direct costs of your project with the rest covering a wide variety of other expenses which can be seen below. If volunteers did not pay their way on the projects then they would not be able to run.

The project sites rely on the donations they receive to provide for the animals which have been placed in their care. By giving not only your efforts, but also a conservation donation to the project of your choice, you are not simply helping during your time at the site, but you are helping to create a legacy for the animals that reside there. Take a look below and see how your money is broken down.

Accommodation Accommodation, food, and all volunteer/tour activities.
Transfers Transfers to and from the airport for most projects
Donation A conservation donation to the project to help support the animals
Development Project development to ensure the best projects for all involved
Admin Administration, staff salaries and any additional office costs

The Breakdown

2019 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $157,640
Asia $194,328
The Americas $20,657
Europe $16,570

Total: $389,194

2018 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $118,156
Asia $182,199
The Americas $29,599
Europe $12,529

Total: $342,483

2017 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $135,164
Asia $229,088
The Americas $19,452
Europe $13,769

Total: $397,472

2016 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $106,062
Asia $176,530
The Americas $14,562
Europe $12,345

Total: $309,501

2015 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $78,866
Asia $209,926
S America $14,291
Europe $9,489

Total: $312,572

2014 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $108,320
Asia $188,935
S America $25,574

Total: $322,829

2013 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $53,895
Asia $118,943

Total: $172,837

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