Cameron Welsh in Thailand

Thailand Rocket Festival by Santo Chino on Flickr Month 10 (June) – Kutchum & Phana Rocket Festival, Kevin’s mum visits and School Show The beginning of June was very hard for me. The 2nd is my little sister Victoria’s birthday. Being a very close family made it difficult to be separated from them for such a long period of time in the beginning although I managed to cope just fine after a while. However on days like those where you should be celebrating with your […]

Emma Patton: footprinter report from Malawi

So much has happened recently in the village that I’m going to need to keep things short and sweet to fit it all in for a proper update of my last month in Malawi… In my last blog I mentioned that I had taken to creating first aid lessons for the village schools and they have become very successful. Each Friday afternoon I attend the teachers meeting and lay out the plan for the week ahead, I explain in English and then the head of […]

Tim Hibbin: footprinter report from South Africa

Pietermaritzburg Sunset by Pieter von Marion At the beginning… I have been in South Africa for almost 3 weeks, and already I have seen lots, learnt lots, have been challenged lots, and am also the talk of the town because of all my tattoos! The weather has also not been what I was expecting. Today it is raining, and as it’s winter here it has been much colder than I thought it would be though we have had some sun too! I have had to […]

Zoë Ketley: Initial Report

Hello from Belfast! I cannot believe the time has come to write my initial report as a footprinter. When I first decided that I wanted to go to Honduras, raising the money to go seemed like an impossibly large task. I was worried that simply doing different fundraisers and working to earn the money would not be enough; therefore I am extremely grateful for the support of Hazel’s Footprints Trust. My name is Zoë, I am twenty years old and I have just completed my […]