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Snow snow snow snow

  No one can say that we at Quest don’t know how to have a good time, so with the snowfall last night, we decided to make the most of it up on the South Downs……armed with a dinghy and some rubber rings… Check out this video of Quest ex-South America leader Helen Kellar and […]

Kenya Summer Team Update 2

We’re at the end of another interesting week in Mtito Andei. We finished our first dam at Malaika on Monday, which was great to see. On Tuesday we went straight to work on our second dam, with Wi Kwatua Ke Ambani Community Group. The new community greeted us with great spirit and enthusiasm, and a […]

Malawi Team update

  Arrived in dribs and drabs – finally making the quest team 2010.  Camped in Lilongwe and ghad a bbq and our final ‘shower’ for a long time.  Left for Pensulo, it took approximately six hours in a knackered out 60’s style hippy bus with a driver who nearly lost his will to live as […]

Kenya Summer 2010 Team Update 2

  We’re at the end of another interesting week in Mtito Andei. We finished our first dam at Malaika on Monday, which was great to see. On Tuesday we went straight to work on our second dam, with Wi Kwatua Ke Ambani Community Group. The new community greeted us with great spirit and enthusiasm, and […]

Kenya team update

  We’re at the end of another interesting week in Mtito Andei. We finished our first dam at Malaika on Monday, which was great to see. On Tuesday we went straight to work on our second dam, with Wi Kwatua Ke Ambani Community Group. The new community greeted us with great spirit and enthusiasm, and […]

Villa Maria Team – Last Update from Ecuador

Written by our resident hospital inspector Joe. I knew I´d end up getting a mammoth entry to write! Anyway, Monday 15th was a teacher swap. Lucky for some, not so for others. In the afternoon, we went on an unforgettable trip to a fake equator and then the real one. At the fake equator, most […]

Villa Maria Team – Arrival at the Project in Lima

Just the first 5 days, but what a roller coaster! Written by Alicia Machin, very entertaining. WEDNESDAY 24TH FEBRUARY; to Lima and the slums! We got bus to the airport at 5.30 I´m the luckiest person – was upgraded to First Class and given an invitation to the VIP lounge. I was so smug and […]

Ex-Quest Africa Vols and Leaders – Possible Job??

Not with Quest I’m afraid, but another company has recognised the quality and calibre of our volunteers and leaders, and so have asked us to spread the word! We can’t put too much detail here, just that it is a London based job, looking for someone with experience travelling to a number of African destinations. […]

Marine Conservation Centre in Mozambique

One of the many benefits of being involved with an organisation like Quest Overseas is that you get to learn of some truly fantastic places and options for things to do around the world. The Zavora Marine Lab in Southern Mozambique is one of these. Zavora is one of the few places in the world […]

World AIDS Day

The theme for this year’s World AIDS Day is ‘Universal Access and Human Rights’. Although universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care is a human right, across the world 9.4 million people are still in need of life-saving antiretroviral treatment.  Watch this video from Avert, the international HIV&AIDS Charity, explaining why universal access is […]