Entries in volunteer story (63)

Wednesday
Dec282016

Pamela Cabral - Cambodia Road Trip

Pamela went on the Cambodia Road Trip project to see the splendours and culture of the country, but also contribute to the local communities through teaching. She explains the amazing moments she had on her trip and how glad she is to have experienced it with her new friends from all over the world!

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Wednesday
Dec212016

Polly Cheal - Thailand Zoo Assistant

Polly is studying Animal Welfare and Behaviour at University and wanted to gain experience caring for exotic and a variety of animals. She feels that her time in Thailand has educated her on animal welfare in Thailand and she just wishes she could stay longer to learn even more!

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Tuesday
Dec132016

Birgitte Wessel - Madagascar Marine Conservation & Diving

Brigitte has a chat about her time as a Volunteer in Madagascar, where she saw whale sharks, dolphins, lemurs, turtles, snakes and much more! As much as she loved the diving experiences, she says Madasgascar and the people she met were the best part!

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Wednesday
Dec072016

Andrea Hernandez – Thailand Orphanage & Construction Project

Andrea reflects on her amazing expierence teaching and viewing wildlife in Thailand. She explains why the culture is more friendly to back home in the Western world and why travelling to a less developed country has given her a new appreciation of life back home.

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Tuesday
Feb162016

Costa Rica Teaching Project - Alison Klymchuk

Although she may not want to become a teacher, Alison was very keen on taking part in a teaching project to spend time with children and make a difference in their lives. She went to Puerto Jimenez in Costa Rica and got to know a very laid-back and family orientated way of life.

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Thursday
Dec242015

Thailand Experience - Carys Tetlaw 

Carys spent month in Thailand experiencing the country and helping on different volunteering projects. She helped in an orphanage and a school and worked on a beach conservation project and in exchange learnt a lot about the culture from the locals and the children she was teaching.

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Friday
Dec182015

Tanzania, Marine Conservation and Diving - Ida-Maria Matthiesen

For one month Ida swapped her home in Denmark for a camp on Mafia Island. During her university summer break she discovered Tanzania and contributed to the conservation work conducted by Frontier. Seeing the wildlife up-close was one of the highlights of her trip.

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Monday
Dec142015

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates and Turtles: Jordanne Wood

Two weeks in Central America living on camp, sleeping in a hammock and encountering exciting animals every day  - that was Jordanne’s summer! She made the most of her volunteering experience by getting involved in as many activities as possible and speaking to the locals.

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Tuesday
Dec082015

Tenerife Dolphin and Whale Conservation: Siobhan Bestwick

Siobhan went on our new project in Tenerife after her wildlife conservation degree to gain some practical experience. In a week, she identified cetaceans, went snorkelling and focused on her interest in plastic pollution. All in all, a very varied week in the Canary Islands!

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Tuesday
Nov242015

Thailand Gibbon Sanctuary: Devon Paige Calvert


Devon volunteered at our Gibbon sanctuary in Thailand hoping to learn more about the animal she had so much interest in. By the end of her trip it was not just gibbons she had learnt about, but also many other animals, as well as the Thai culture.

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