Font Size

Ongoing: Smaller World Day Trips in Belize w/ Cotton Tree Lodge

Planting Hope with Smaller World Volunteer Day TripsWhen staying at the Cotton Tree Lodge in the Toledo District, Belize, you are invited to join SHI for a day-long service project, which may include building a wood-conserving stove, reforesting land, or planting an organic school garden. Working side-by-side with SHI families and staff, you will have the opportunity to learn first-hand about the cultures and communities you are assisting. You will also gain a deeper understanding of SHI’s environmental and social efforts within Belize and across Central America.

Volunteers depart in the morning and return mid-afternoon. Your day of volunteering includes a traditional Belizean lunch prepared and served by an SHI family in their home.

Volunteer opportunities are available regularly on Wednesdays, and additional dates may be available by request. Please complete the registration form at least one week before your visit to Cotton Tree Lodge to make arrangements. SHI requests a tax deductable $70 donation per person to defray the costs of staff time and materials. Sustainable Harvest International is a 501c3 non-profit organization and donations may be tax-deductible.

For more detailed information, please download our Belize Day Trip Volunteer Guide. Download as PDF

Ready to register? Click here to contact the Cotton Tree Lodge

Make a payment - click here to make an online payment.

More in this category: Smaller World Schedule 2014 »

Join Us!

READY TO TRAVEL? Contact us to register for an upcoming tour or to plan one for your group! No special skills necessary!

Already traveling?

"I just returned from a 10-day trip to Honduras with Sustainable Harvest International. That small organization with a relatively small staff ... is doing a fantastic job helping the rural areas of Honduras diversify crops and re-forest the denuded mountains of the country. [They] demonstrated a dedication and grasp of both the problems and possible solutions that I found worthy of Nobel prize recognition. The leadership of our Smaller World Tour by an employee of SHI was first-rate. We worked, we learned, we contributed. If there is truly a way to help the impoverished developing world, SHI holds the key."

~ Margaret, Smaller World participant & SHI Supporter