Western tourists visit an orphanage in the Philippines.
Mercedes Hutton
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Voluntourism and the white saviour complex: travellers may be doing more harm than good

Thinking of helping out at an orphanage on your holiday? Think again. Volunteering holidays may be a popular travel trend, but who is it really helping?

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Western tourists visit an orphanage in the Philippines.
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