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Malawi Update 3

The Malawi Summer Team this year have been working so hard they haven’t had time to send us an update – especially taking into account the speed of internet in Blantyre… Nevertheless, at Quest we’ve endeavoured to get some details out of them so their followers don’t feel out of the loop.  The team finished […]

Gap Year fair at Rugby School this Saturday

Rugby School is holding its annual Gap Year Fair on Saturday 29th May and Quest Overseas will be there with other Gap Year providers to answer any of your questions about your Gap Year options. Whether you would like some more information on our projects and expeditions, Africa and South America in general or even […]

Montage from our project in Peru

With our Villa Maria group having left the project last week, the local staff are getting back to the business of running the school now that term has started. Good old Lucho however took the time to put together this video, to remember the good times – thanks for a great month! Click here to apply […]

AIDS funding cuts pose problems for Africa

People suffering from HIV and AIDS in the developing world are being put at greater risk of death from the disease becuase of dwindling stocks of drugs and a decline in the amount of funding for treatment programmes. A report by The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) looked in depth at the AIDS situations in […]

Katie’s parents out in Villa Maria

The guys in Villa Maria are particularly excited at the moment, as Kevan and Penny Ashbridge have travelled out to Peru and will be visiting the many houses which have been built in their daughter’s memory. We look forward to hearing news of the goings on from their visit – watch this space!

Good Luck to all Brighton Marathoners!

So it’s the first one in history, in Brighton anyway. Around 10,000 nutters will be running, jogging and crawling around the streets of Brighton this Sunday for the inaugural Brighton Marathon. Included in this motley crew are four people running for Quest4Change as well as one of our office staff, good luck to you all! […]

Swaziland Team off next week – we hope!

So the project partners are ready, the communities our waiting, the volunteers are packed and excited – and a volcano erupts in Iceland! Our Quest Swaziland team’s departure has unfortunately been put back from tomorrow until next Wednesday, of all the reasons for flight delays, this is got to be the most original! Anyway, once […]

How do you pronounce Eyjafjallajoekull??

I realise that there are more important issues to consider with the Icelandic volcano issue – hundreds of thousands of people stranded, many businesses suffering significantly from the airport standstill – but it has been preying on my mind for a few days now, how exactly do you pronounce Eyjafjallajoekull???! The link below does give […]

Fancy being in the cast of Neighbours???

It’s a firm Quest favourite, and I’m sure we’re not alone (are we???), but better than watching it, why not be in it?? The show is looking for a young British girl (over 18) to take the role of Poppy Rogers, a friend of the Kennedy family – imagine all those fun scenes with Karl, Susan […]