Wednesday
Aug032016

Life In Madagascar

Life in Madagascar is very relaxing and chilled but entertaining and vibrant at the same time. The members from the Youth Club always want to learn and engage with you and the locals may stare at you with a weird look, but once you say ‘Bonjour!’ they are happy to talk back.

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Monday
Jul252016

FAQ's - Community Projects in Madagascar 

Our Teaching & Community Project Coordinator answers the questions that past volunteers have frequently asked!

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Monday
Jul182016

Preparing For Exams The Madagascan Way 

Preparing 750 examination papers, 250 each for 3 different academic levels. In the UK, this would sound like a morning’s work. Even here, it sounds likes a surmountable challenge. And surmountable it was, but akin to climbing Mount Everest it was too. This is how it went:

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Monday
Jul112016

Islands around Nosy Be

This week at community we took some time out to go exploring the islands around Nosy Be. Nosy Iranja was our first trip which got off to a great start as we spotted a large group of spinner dolphins. So we quickly grabbed our snorkels and fins and went swimming with the dolphins.

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Monday
Jul042016

What a Week On The Teaching Project

The preparation for my busiest week so far in Madagascar was quite a roller coaster. A visit to the Stella Maria Orphanage at Manga Be, nun bashing at l’École Frère (which is not at all what it sounds like), and a sports day in Ambalahonko...

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