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Get your dancing shoes on for Villa Maria

This evening promises to be a night of fundraising fun as The Abbey in London is transformed into a South America Salsa venue for one night only to raise funds for the Villa Maria project, Peru. As well as dance lessons, and buffet food there is going to be a spectacular raffle with some brilliant […]

Joshua Event a massive success!

Last night Joshua Orphan Care Trust organised an event in London to raise awareness of the important work that they do in Malawi to fight poverty and improve the lives of both orphaned children and the communities they live in for a better, sustainable future. The night kicked off with talks from His Excellency Dr […]

Rains finally arrive in Kenya

The seasonal rains have finally arrived in drought stricken areas of Kenya, providing some relief to many areas. Although the rains should ensure that crops do not fail and have already started to rejuvenate pastures for grazing cattle and goats there is no immediate respite from the food shortages gripping the country. The harvest from […]

Swaziland Introductions Update from Shewula

The Shewula community are moving ahead with the plan to introduce 6 giraffe into the Shewula Nature Reserve using funds from Quest Overseas volunteers.  They’ve had a series of meetings with the community and the chiefs inner council. The rules have been finalized and now the document must be signed by the chief after a […]

Swaziland Introductions Update from Shewula

The Shewula community are moving ahead with the plan to introduce 6 giraffe into the Shewula Nature Reserve using funds from Quest Overseas volunteers.  They’ve had a series of meetings with the community and the chiefs inner council. The rules have been finalized and now the document must be signed by the chief after a […]

First Team update Bolivia GAP 1

Days 1-4, here is the first edition of many quest blogs……esperamos! So much has happened already so we thought we would just fill you in on the minor details.  Right, where do we start? Miami. Those of us on the team flight had to endure possibly the worst journey imaginable – a nine hour wait […]

Hello from the Villa Maria school

Our Villa Maria project has a special place in all of the hearts of the volunteers which have worked there. This is a short video from the kids at the Quest Overseas school to say hello and thanks for coming. Click here to learn how to join our Villa Maria Team in February.

Quest Overseas Christmas Office Hours

For those of you which decide to take a break from over indulgence and yet another family board game, and start to plan your gap year or summer adventure during the Christmas break, you might be interested to know when you can get in touch with us: Christmas Office Opening Hours Wednesday 23rd December: 9am-6pm […]

Top Gear tackles Bolivia

You may have been glued to the tele over Christmas in which case you’ve probably already seen it. If not though, warm up your iPlayer and watch the latest Top Gear episode, where they head out to Bolivia and take on the challenge to drive from the Amazon to the Pacific. There will be a […]

Mini Olympics in Villa Maria, Peru

With the Peruvian summer holidays upon us, it’s time to start the fun and games in Villa Maria for the thousands of kids out there. For the past few years now, the traditional first event of the summer is the “Mini Olympics” which take place at our school there. The above video shows some highlights […]