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Poo matters!

As anyone who has been on any of our projects can testify, poo can be a major issue – whether it provokes team investigations in cases of latrine misuse, is the cause of frequent minibus stops, or triggers inappropriate dinner conversation about various poo-related aspects…. But, more seriously, diarrhoea is the second leading cause of […]

Photos from Bolivia Team

Well it’s been a while since we’ve heard from our intrepid team in Bolivia, they’ve been camped out in the jungle slaving away on a new enclosure for a puma in our Bolivian Animal Sanctuary Project. Back in civilisation for a couple of days before heading out to another of the sanctuary locations and they […]

Quest4Change Charity Internship

Quest4Change is offering one internship giving you the opportunity to get hands on experience within our grassroots international development charity.  This will be a varied role, focused on fundraising, you will develop a range of experience and we will support you to attend training courses and seminars to build your key skills.  This is a […]

Gap year grants available

The Sir Philip Recklitt Educational Trust (SPRET) has grants and funds available to gap year students which can be put towards travel and expenses for projects both overseas and in the UK. The SPRET funds are only available to people residing in, or in full time education in the former East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull […]

Update from our leader Emily in Peru

Just one week before the Machu Picchu floods, our trusty leader Emily Jesshope was in Cuzco getting things ready for the Manu project in the Peruvian Amazon. Although she wasn’t as unfortunate as the hundreds which were stranded in the Sacred Valley, she did have a bit of an interesting adventure. Read on to hear […]

Danilo gets thin for Villa Maria!

  For all of you who have taken part in our Villa Maria project in Peru, you will remember the ever present Danilo, and you will also remember that he was big! Nothing has changed we’re afraid, he’s still there, and even bigger than ever. Until this summer that is, Danilo has pledged to become […]

Quest signs up to 10:10

That’s right we have taken on the challenge to reduce our carbon emissions by 10% in just 1 year.  10:10 is the national effort to cut the UK’s emissions by 10% in 2010.  Our action plan has been put together in the office but we have all pledged to do the same in our very […]

Danilo gets thin for Villa Maria!

  For all of you who have taken part in our Villa Maria project in Peru, you will remember the ever present Danilo, and you will also remember that he was big! Nothing has changed we’re afraid, he’s still there, and even bigger than ever. Until this summer that is, Danilo has pledged to become […]

Support Villa Maria at La Vida’s Latin Frenzy!

LA VIDA – Vital Investment for Development Aid in Latin America has been established to raise money for specific health and education projects throughout Latin America. The charity aims to preserve and protect health, relieve sickness and poverty, and advance education. They are the charity who sponsors children through the Quest Overseas Pre-School in Villa […]

Support Villa Maria at La Vida’s Latin Frenzy!

LA VIDA – Vital Investment for Development Aid in Latin America has been established to raise money for specific health and education projects throughout Latin America. The charity aims to preserve and protect health, relieve sickness and poverty, and advance education. They are the charity who sponsors children through the Quest Overseas Pre-School in Villa […]