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Yachana Team on their Expedition

Four weeks summarised in one page – here we go! We fled the torrential downpours of the rainforest, returning to civilisation in Quito for a few days before our flight to Lima to begin the Expedition Phase. On arrival in Lima we were met by Rob, our new leader, who strangely resembled our old leader […]

Andy in East Africa

First of all I have to congratulate the entire Tanzania GAP 2009 team for their efforts at Waang’waray School. The new classroom is incredible and is already in use by the kids so that they can get top notch primary education. The task for the 2010 team will be to finish another classroom so that […]

Yachana Team on their Expedition

Four weeks summarised in one page – here we go! We fled the torrential downpours of the rainforest, returning to civilisation in Quito for a few days before our flight to Lima to begin the Expedition Phase. On arrival in Lima we were met by Rob, our new leader, who strangely resembled our old leader […]

Crossing the South Downs for Malawian Orphans

Here at Quest we are extremely proud of the partnerships we have with our various projects in South America and Africa. One which we are particularly delighted to be associated with is the Joshua Orphan Care Trust, which supports community-driven sustainable development projects to assist HIV/AIDS orphans, vulnerable children, and their families in Malawi. A […]

Memories of learning to ride a bike

The Quest Overseas pre school in Villa Maria, Lima, Peru is going from strength to strength. Thanks to an increased donation from the charity La Vida, we have this year been able to double the number of free places at the school, with scholarships being handed out to those in most need of support. Peru […]

Malawi GAP Team – project finished, 1st stop Swaziland!

We came, we saw, and we conquered the mounds of bricks until it became the house that Quest built. Our final few days in Pensulo, Malawi saw us sweeping the floors and adding those last licks of paint, not to mention being lovingly smothered by children for almost the last time. It wasn’t easy ignoring […]

Crossing the South Downs for Malawian Orphans

Here at Quest we are extremely proud of the partnerships we have with our various projects in South America and Africa. One which we are particularly delighted to be associated with is the Joshua Orphan Care Trust, which supports community-driven sustainable development projects to assist HIV/AIDS orphans, vulnerable children, and their families in Malawi. A […]

Memories of learning to ride a bike

The Quest Overseas pre school in Villa Maria, Lima, Peru is going from strength to strength. Thanks to an increased donation from the charity La Vida, we have this year been able to double the number of free places at the school, with scholarships being handed out to those in most need of support. Peru […]

Malawi GAP Team – project finished, 1st stop Swaziland!

We came, we saw, and we conquered the mounds of bricks until it became the house that Quest built. Our final few days in Pensulo, Malawi saw us sweeping the floors and adding those last licks of paint, not to mention being lovingly smothered by children for almost the last time. It wasn’t easy ignoring […]

Chicken week 2009! Summary and a trip to KFC?

After 7 days Quest Overseas Chicken Week 2009 has officially finished. As a chicken I visited Shropshire and London, played tennis, swam in the sea, went shopping, cycled to work, visited a gap fair and fought the egg in an epic Balboa esc fight to the death. Remember ‘it’s not how hard you hit its […]