Footprinter report: Cameron Welsh

Month 4 (December) – The King’s Birthday, School Trip, Christmas and Holidays December brought a sudden cold chill through Phana as we also approach winter. This chill of course is probably still a very hot day for me back home in Scotland but not now that I am acclimatised. For the whole of this month both Kevin and I had sore throats and terrible coughs which is one thing i never thought would happen in a tropical country! I began the month by cracking out […]

Update from Team Kenya

Team Kenya enable communities in Western Kenya to free themselves from poverty, injustice and inequality. We’ve proud to support the work they do and they’ve sent us an update with all the latest news. Meet Bonface! Bonface was employed as our Education Officer. He is passionate about education and is also a qualified teacher. “The students are overjoyed and they have been given a boost by the new revision books which are really helping them.” Meet Noven! Noven is our homework club tutor. She specialises […]

Hannah Brown in India – Initial Report

In a couple of weeks time I’m going to be embarking on my new adventure in Nagaland (a State in North East India) and it’s one I’m so excited to be able to share with you all. I went to Nagaland at the beginning of 2013 and fell in love with the place and the people. Although I was only there for 5 weeks, I had the opportunity to meet many families. Among those families were a few with children with special needs and I […]

Flying high and falling fast! – Courtney Cliffe Footprinter Report

As the New Year dawns, for me it brings the start of a new adventure. In a few weeks time I will embark on a journey halfway across the world, to a cluster of islands in the South Pacific Ocean called Vanuatu. As part of the Lattitude Global volunteering scheme I will spend 6 moths teaching in a Ni-Van school. I am extremely excited, and scared, and overwhelmed, and did I mention excited? As part of my placement I will be living with a local […]