Entries in #community (41)

Thursday
Jan182018

Teaching at Agricultural  School

I came to Madagascar on the Marine Conservation project, knowing that most of my time will be spent dealing with marine life around the island of Nosy Be, including surveying under water and learning more about certain species. However, I still hoped to be able to catch glimpses into the other projects by Frontier, Forest and Community.

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Wednesday
Dec132017

From Conservation to  Teaching

After working in both marine and forest with wildlife, it was definitely a change to move to the town and start teaching. At first the thought of it was very daunting as it was very different to anything I have ever done but now looking back on it I am so glad I decided to this part of the project.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

Schools

Most people in Europe will have had 14 years of Education with Interactive White Boards, Computers, the option of a warm meal for lunch, a Climbing Frame with a nearby Football Pitch... seems pretty common.

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Wednesday
Nov222017

Culture  Shock

I've always wondered how big the jump is regarding the difference in culture at Nosy Be compared to the UK, and now after spending 2 out of my 10 weeks here I can safely say; it's a Bungee Jump's worth.

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Wednesday
Nov082017

Never a Dull  Moment

We are very lucky on the community side to have the best of both worlds; Monday to Thursday we spend in Hell-Ville town (with all the luxuries of a proper house, toilets, supermarkets and cafes), whilst at midday on Thursday we leave to join the conservation volunteers at our camp location next to Lokobe national park.

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