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

2018 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $122,701
Asia $189,207
The Americas $30,737
Europe $13,010

Total: $355,655

2017 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $140,363
Asia $237,899
The Americas $20,201
Europe $14,298

Total: $412,759

2016 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $110,142
Asia $183,320
The Americas $15,122
Europe $12,820

Total: $321,404

2015 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $81,900
Asia $218,000
S America $14,841
Europe $9,854

Total: $324,594

2014 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $112,487
Asia $196,201
S America $26,558

Total: $335,246

2013 Project & Tour Donations By Continent

Africa $55,967
Asia $123,517

Total: $179,484

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