Volunteer tourism: The case of Habitat for Humanity South Africa

@article{Stoddart2004VolunteerTT,
  title={Volunteer tourism: The case of Habitat for Humanity South Africa},
  author={H. Stoddart and C. Rogerson},
  journal={GeoJournal},
  year={2004},
  volume={60},
  pages={311-318}
}
Volunteer tourism as a subset of alternative tourism is the focus of analysis. This paper contributes to the limited writings on volunteer tourism by investigating the activities in South Africa of Habitat for Humanity, a grassroots ecumenical Christian organization that works in partnership with communities to eliminate poverty through the provision of shelter. A profile of the volunteer tourist and of their tourism experience in South Africa is presented which is based largely upon the return… Expand
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