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Swaziland project update no.2

So after our weekend of rafting we headed back to Mbuluzi and were greeted with the task of anti-poaching patrols. Probably the most uncomfortable experience of our life. We did find one snare, which had wrapped itself around the leg of an unfortunate Wildebeest. We also carried on with the giraffe surveys and seemed to […]

Quest Underseas in the UK

Some of you may remember that Quest was involved in a diving project some years ago in Mozambique. This was managed by the wise and bearded Chris Williams, who has now moved on to work here in the UK for Natural England. Fortunately for him, this hasn’t meant that he has had to completely hang […]

Weekly update Bolivia GAP 1

HOL-AR .  Que tal…estamas bien, just to throw a few of our many Spanish phrases out there.  Monday, we got the privilege to spend some time with local school children, playing stuck in the mud amongst other games and they all seemed to enjoy it a lot. then we learnt about “full shroom” and “half […]

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 […]