Global Volunteers Program offers the world

GLOBALLY YOURS--Global volunteersKaren Stone, left, and Costa Rican Danis Rodriguez paint a building in Costa Rica.

Last April Agoura Hills resident Karen Stone participated in a project coordinated by Global Volunteers, a nonprofit international development organization that offers short-term service opportunities in 19 countries. Along with five other volunteers, Stone traveled to Santa Elena, Costa Rica, where she joined local residents in painting a women’s cooperative building...

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