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Voluntourism, a mix of tourism and volunteering for a cause, is now gaining momentum in Kerala, one of the world’s most sought after tourism destinations. Students from various parts of the world, including US and UK, in their gap year, set aside time for voluntary work during their holidays here, according to a Times of India report. Organisations focusing on this are being run by local people and even non-Keralites. Teach Kerala and Kerala Volunteer are two such organizations, founded by foreigners, that are focusing on the state. “Most of the volunteers are students from European countries or the US,” says Wilson Kochukunju, who runs voluntourism projects through his BGM Social Service Centre at Neyyar Dam near Thiruvananthapuram. BGM Social Service Centre started their ope...

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