DOING GOOD BY BEING GOOD​

Anyone choosing to serve in a foreign location knows that it is a daunting proposition. Far too often well-intentioned people decide to spend a week or two in an emerging country doing service with little to no understanding of the unintended negative consequences of their efforts. They believe they are doing good but unfortunately they end up hurting the people that they came to help by inadvertently damaging their social, economic, or environmental systems. At Humanitarian XP…

OUR MISSION:

to change lives through sustainable service.

The First Builder

Humanitarian Experience was never meant to be a nonprofit. In 1999, Glenn and Elisabeth Bingham wanted their son David to have a humanitarian experience with members of their faith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Not finding that such an opportunity existed, Glenn chose to find a service project in his own mission, Santarem, Brazil. He and David spent two weeks there building a home for street kids. What happened next, nobody could have foreseen…

Trip Numbers

Over 20 Years
Of World Love

by 16,789 builders

Statistic as of August 2020