Student Verzio
Loeke de Waal
Steffi Posthumus
The Netherlands
Dutch, English

Facebook, Instagram, Tinder, Pinterest: "voluntourism" is all over social media; it’s the perfect platform to showcase your adventurous, humanitarian and globetrotting side. Citizens in affluent societies, like 21-year-old Mitchell of Holland, want to "do good" or "make a difference". Mitchell books a volunteering trip to Cape Town, South Africa. Once he arrives he must drastically adjust his expectations to fit the reality of his volunteering program. We follow Mitchell on his quest for world citizenship, adventure, and purpose. On social media you see the glossy side of people's experience, but what is the whole picture really like?

10.24. Tuesday 11:40