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Grim Challenge no trouble for Quest Boys

Well done guys, despite waiting for the course organisers to break the ice on the water with sledgehammers and Land Rovers (!), Simon, Jonjon and Andy weren’t fased and stormed through the 8 mile circuit last Sunday morning, finishing in a respectable 1144th, 1145th and 1146th! More importantly though, two children in Peru and one […]

Kung Fu Squirrel?!

Yes a British photographer David Slator has the evidence.  The pictures are real life ground squirrels from Etosha National Park in Namibia.  They apparently found the camera very interesting and have been shot play fighting with each other. What next I wonder, maybe capybara’s performing Capoeira?

Grim Challenge no trouble for Quest Boys

Well done guys, despite waiting for the course organisers to break the ice on the water with sledgehammers and Land Rovers (!), Simon, Jonjon and Andy weren’t fased and stormed through the 8 mile circuit last Sunday morning, finishing in a respectable 1144th, 1145th and 1146th! More importantly though, two children in Peru and one […]

Kung Fu Squirrel?!

Yes a British photographer David Slator has the evidence.  The pictures are real life ground squirrels from Etosha National Park in Namibia.  They apparently found the camera very interesting and have been shot play fighting with each other. What next I wonder, maybe capybara’s performing Capoeira?

Kenyan Partners Excellent Development UK Charity of the Year!

It really IS Excellent Development! Our Kenyan Partner Excellent Development is celebrating a resounding win at The UK Charity Awards 2008. They were named Environment Charity of the Year and later crowned Overall Winner of the Charity of the Year Awards from the selection of 10 category winners.   In an emotional speech, Excellent Development […]

Ex-Quest Africa boss a hit!

  Those of you who knew Lucy King (Africa leader, boss and general Quest hero) may know that she went back to academia a few years ago and has recently been based in Kenya working with elephants as part of her PhD. We were very proud to see that her research has been featured in […]

So what exactly is a Sand Dam?…

A sand dam is a reinforced concrete wall built across seasonal river beds – 2 to 4 metres high and up to 90 metres across. A pipe is built into the dam, going 20 metres upstream. Over one to three seasons, the dam fills up with water, then sand, which filters water through the pipe […]

Unicorn found in DRC!

Pictured for the first time in the wild, the okapi is so secretive it was once thought to be a unicorn. The relative of the giraffe the okapi was thought to be extinct after years of civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ‘amazing and particularly special’ creature was photographed by Dr Noelle […]