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Quest at Berkhamstead School

If you are thinking of taking a Gap Year in 2011 or even 2012 and would like to find out what options you have, why not come along to the Gap Year Fair being held at Berkhamstead School in Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire on Thursday 29th April. Many Gap Year providers, including Quest Overseas will be there […]

Presentation of houses to the Villa Maria families

This is a clip of the last day that the Ashbridges spent in Villa Maria, visiting the project they and their friends have been supporting in their daughter’s memory for the past few years. Kevan Ashbridge makes a very moving speech to the families out there – even moreso because he did it in very […]

Presentation of houses to the Villa Maria families

This is a clip of the last day that the Ashbridges spent in Villa Maria, visiting the project they and their friends have been supporting in their daughter’s memory for the past few years. Kevan Ashbridge makes a very moving speech to the families out there – even moreso because he did it in very […]

Villa Maria Update from Bolivia

Monday 12th After an exhausting day of ice climbing and bellies full from the monstrosity of a pizza that Rob so kindly ordered, the gang were very much looking forward to tackling the world’s most dangerous road on two wheels. As ever, an early start to the day followed by more pancakes for breakfast and an […]

Quest veteran Lucy King making academic history

Anyone having gone away with Quest between 2000 and 2006 will probably remember Lucy King. She helped to set up the entire Quest Africa operations and brought some much needed sanity to the until then all male office! She has now moved onto academia, and has been spending the past few years doing a PhD […]

Swaziland team hard at work

With Icelandic volcanos behaving and cancelled flights now flying the Swaziland team have finally been able to get stuck into their project work in the Lubombo Conservancy reserves. We’re assured an update from the team will be winging its way through cyberspace shortly so keep do your eyes peeled. At present the team are taking […]

Become a Quest Leader in 2011

Interested in becoming a Quest Overseas Leader? The above is just one of a hundreds of different scenarios you could find yourself in when in charge of a Quest team in Africa or South America, so we’re looking for only the best. Our staff are selected not only for their all-round personality, skills and abilities, […]

Excellent Development film on TV

Excellent Development – our project partner out in Kenya – will be featured on the Community Channel on as part of the Foundation for Social Improvment (FSI)’s Small Charity Week. The week has been set up to celebrate the diversity, vibrancy and value of small charities in the UK. The Community Channel have partnered with […]

Congratulations to Swazi GAP divers

Congratulations go to Danya Bush, Josh Connon and David Benson – members of the Swaziland GAP team out in Mozambique at the moment who have just completed and passed their PADI Open Water Dive courses and are now qualified divers! The team are currently making their way back down from Tofo beach to Maputo before […]

Congratulations to Swazi GAP divers

Congratulations go to Danya Bush, Josh Connon and David Benson – members of the Swaziland GAP team out in Mozambique at the moment who have just completed and passed their PADI Open Water Dive courses and are now qualified divers! The team are currently making their way back down from Tofo beach to Maputo before […]