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The future of AV???

So the Quest office was a bit divided on the AV vote. However, both the no’s and the yes’s enjoyed this video of Auf Wiedersehen Pet’s take on alternative voting. Now it makes sense!

A short film from Nzwii

In July and August of this year, 12 Quest volunteers headed out to Kenya work with community Self-Help Groups in Kaueni District.  Here’s a short video from Rhodah Wambua, a member of the Nzwii Self-Help Group, talking about the benefits of Quest Overseas volunteers joining the group in constructing their second sand dam. Quest Overseas […]

Andean Expedition head into the jungle

The Andean Epxedition team are currently exploring the jungle in Bolivia and have been put to good use, helping with the construction work at Parque Jacj Cuisi, one of the Inti Wara Yassi Animal Sanctuaries supported by Quest. They’ll be off on a tour of the pampas today – taking in the waterways by boat, […]

Supporting our projects by running 26 miles

With the Brighton Marathon less than a week away now (this Sunday 10th April, eek!), we thought we should feature the six very kind souls which have offered to run for our charity Quest4Change. First one of the week is our “Marketing and Branding Solutions Consultant” (the bloke who does our website) Matt Parkinson. Never scared of […]

Katie Perry organic cup cake bra!?!?

Katy Perry Unveils “Candyfornia,” a Line of Cupcake Bras You Can Eat… Yummy! We here at Quest are all delighted that Katy Perry is promoting undergarments that are vegan, gluten-free, and best of all organic. Taking inspiration and all of the sexual innuendo from her saccharine hit  “California Gurls” Katy Perry has officially unveiled her new line […]

Machu Picchu 100 years old this year???

So 2011 is a big year for Peru, it’s 100 years since the Inca city Machu Picchu was “discovered”. I say discovered in inverted commas because it was around for hundreds of years before then, but in 1912, an American professor by the name of Hiram Bingham came to Peru in search of the last […]

A Marathon for Casa Lar

A big thanks to Edmund Northcott, who is currently in training for the London Marathon coming up this April (above, sporting the much sought-after Quest4Change t-shirt!)  Edmund volunteered with Quest on the Rio Favela & Community Project back in 2009 and is raising money through sponsorship both for the Casa Lar Home for Disabled Boys […]

Big thanks to Grant-Thornton and Charlotte Ashbridge

Big thanks to Grant-Thornton LLP (Chartered Accounts) for their fantastic donation of £250 – this amount generously matched the £810 raised by employee Charlotte, who completed the Liverpool triathlon earlier this year. In Villa Maria, just £500 can build one house, so £1000 goes a long way! Over the years, Quest has built 27 houses […]

Volunteer in Rio

Since 2006 we have been working with the Mangueira Social Project during their particularly busy Rio carnival period. During this time we provide extra man power and financial support for Tia Neuma and Casa Lar de Mangueira, a home for orphaned and abandoned boys with special needs.  If you want to be part of this very […]

Gap year fairs in June 2011

Sixth Formers & College Students  Are you thinking of taking a YEAR OUT after leaving school / college?   Discover the possibilities at our GAP  YEAR  FAIRS  2011  BOURNEMOUTH Canford School, Wimborne, Monday 27th June, 4pm to 7pm  BATH King Edward’s School, North Road, Tuesday 28th June, 4pm to 7pm BRISTOL Bristol Grammar School, Wednesday 29th […]