1. You'll miss Netflix
‘You see the latest Orange is the New Black?’
No mate. Too busy living my best life.
2. The food will be grim
Though this tasty rice dish from Senegal would hit the spot I guess.
3. You'll miss your mates
Because shared experiences in a new country have never led to new friendships?
4. What about your family?
Except you'll live with a host family who'll welcome you into their home.
Suddenly it's like you've got two mums.
5. You love your pets too much to go
But maybe you'll fill the gap by making friends with the neighbourhood monkeys, zebras, chickens, donkeys, goats, elephants ...
6. It'll be boring
7. Young people can't offer anything
True. After all, it’s not like a mixed team of UK and national volunteers have a diverse range of skills, passion and professional experience to offer ...
8. One person can't make a difference
When did a small group of committed individuals ever change the world?
Oh, it’s the only thing that ever has? K cool.
9. 11 weeks won't change your life
Try telling that to these guys.