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All posts by questoverseas

Andean Expedition – Time to Breathe!

Three weeks summarised in a couple of paragraphs, here we go! Three weeks in and we’ve done so much and covered so many miles.  Visiting the Quest Villa Maria project in Lima was really eye opening and great to see the impact that the project is having. After exploring Lima and visiting ballestas Islands we […]

Hello from Malawi!

Hello from Malawi!! Almost into our last week of Malawi and we are all still having an amazing time! We have almost finished refurbishing the feeding centre and its kitchen and the boys have been keeping up their carpentry skills with refurbishing the desks for the primary school. The villagers are extremely friendly and always […]

Latest from Malawi

Hello from Malawi!! Almost into our last week of Malawi and we are all still having an amazing time! We have almost finished refurbishing the feeding centre and its kitchen and the boys have been keeping up their carpentry skills with refurbishing the desks for the primary school. The villagers are extremely friendly and always […]

Have you thought through your volunteer placement?

Volunteering overseas to help empoverished or orphaned children leaves little room for criticism, doesn’t it? This blog entry undoubtedly has a different feel to that of my last ‘leader in the field’ update from Sucre. It may well make a difficult read for some as I do not intend to hold back from some hard […]

The Jury’s out on Ceviche – The Expedition Continues

After our relaxed day having finished our Colca Canyon trek, we returned to Arequipa on the 6.30am bus, I.e. 7.45am ( Peru doesn’t have a talent for time keeping). Arequipa greeted us with ice creams, wifi, a warm shower and a nice meal, a welcome change from our ambitious but none the less questionable trek […]

Villa Maria Team halfway through the project

A Day in the Life of a Villa Maria Volunteer By Tilly Danby and Zoe Kayton Ten alarm clocks sound at 6.15 am and the team awakens with the good intention of going for a jog. On a usual day about half us will actually leave the cosy confines of our beds and head out […]

The Quest Team Man the Water Station with Help from Portugual

Hello hello, Brighton had a great Marathon on Sunday, with over 10.000 participants. Quest4Change marked its presence doing volunteer work. We had a water station at the end of the 6th mile, and me and my fellow Portuguese friends were there to help with the water station, as we are trying to get involved with […]