Associated Organisations and Links

Burners with out Borders: The organisation that started it all! Dedicated to "Building Community Through Art, And Action". Visit them at

Volunteer South America: A website listing free and low-cost volunteer opportunities in South & Central America. The site is designed for backpackers /independent travellers looking for a real volunteer experience abroad, without paying any middle-man or agency fees. Visit them at

True Travellers Society: This organization is a network of individuals that share information about no or minimal fee meaningful travel and volunteer travel opportunities around the globe.  These opportunities can include anything from volunteering at an orphanage, to a festival, to wildlife conservation to you name it. Visit them at is a project of Action Without Borders, a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 with offices in the United States and Argentina. Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives. Visit them at

The House of Mayten: A one woman organisation in Chincha (the city next to Pisco) who is also working in reconstruction and has many connections local schools and involvment in community outreach programs. She always has work for helpful hands. Visit her at: