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‘An African Adventure’ by Megan Ford

Megan, a volunteer from Richard Taunton Sixth Form College, recalls her African Adventure to Nakuru in Kenya where she volunteered at a local community school.

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‘My African Adventure’ by Sarah Duff

There’s nothing that comes close to the emotions of Kenya. I’m not even sure ‘emotions’ or ‘feelings’ are words I could use to describe them.

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Project updates from recent volunteer trips to Kenya and Ghana

Our first few trips of the year have been fantastic with volunteers working hard and achieving some very successful project work in Kenya and Ghana.

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50 tickets left for Foundation’s fundraising dinner!

The fundraising dinner raised an amazing £10,000 in its first year and the hope is that it will do even better this year.

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Students gain a whole new perspective on life on school expeditions trip to Kenya

Key Stage 4 students from Springfield School gain personal development, self-confidence and global awareness skills by volunteering in Kenya

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Jambo from Kenya!

I am very proud of what we’ve achieved together so far. To see the change that is happening at the projects is incredible but also the impact our trips have...

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Akwaaba from Ghana!

Dan reports back from Ghana having had a good week catching up with staff and the projects and planning ahead for the busy volunteer season to come.

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School expeditions abroad – Look for ELF!

With so many different school expeditions on offer, how do you possibly select the one that is right for you and your students?

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Voluntourism CAN make a difference and can be life changing – when done right

Volunteering should be life-changing for both the traveller and those in the community that they visit.

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A student reflection on a summer volunteering in Kenya!

The trip was incredibly educational and eye-opening for all the boys who took part. There was a definitive sense of friendship and understanding between the students of both countries.

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