Scottish Charity Number: SCO36069


Stories and updates from Hazel's Footprints Trust, our Partner Schools, Educational Projects and Footprinters (volunteers).


Stephanie Smith: Final Report from South Africa

Sat, 4th Feb 2017

Stephanie Smith writes her final report on her experience volunteering in Ngcizela, South Africa. My life in Ngcizela Yho, (this kind of loosely translates to a sigh in English) is…


Stephanie Smith: 3rd report from South Africa

Mon, 21st Nov 2016

So at the end of my last report I said that the end of the third term would show the fruits of our labour and I believe that is just…


Anna Haas final footprinter report

Wed, 30th Sep 2015

The last couple of months at our project, Mitchell House were very busy. We had a June/July holiday that lasted about three weeks so by the time we…


Anna Haas footprinter report from Polokwane, South Africa

Mon, 11th May 2015

Last August I started my gap year in Polokwane, South Africa. Polokwane is a city situated in the Limpopo province of the country and isn’t a very well known place,…


Anna Haas in South Africa

Mon, 2nd Mar 2015

One of our footprinters, Anna Haas, is volunteering for Project Trust at Mitchell House in South Africa. She’s sent us this description of what she’s up to on a day…


Footprinter report: Tim Hibbin – September & October Newsletter

Mon, 10th Nov 2014

Ive got a lot of thinking to do The last couple of months have been a very busy couple of months. September started off with 5 new volunteers coming to…


Final Report: Lewis Murray in South Africa

Wed, 24th Sep 2014

This is my final report about my volunteering year in South Africa. I have been home for a few weeks now and I think I am just about getting used…


Footprinter report: Tim Hibbin: July & August Newsletter

Sun, 10th Aug 2014

   The last two months have been a bit of a crazy roller coaster; there have been good times, bad times, and even a few alarming times. Ive been getting…


Tim Hibbin: footprinter report from South Africa

Tue, 8th Jul 2014

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…


Footprinter Report: Lewis Murray in South Africa

Sun, 13th Apr 2014

Time is flying and by since I last did a report so decided it was time to give you an update. In this report I will be covering some of…


Lewis Murray: Initial report

Thu, 13th Jun 2013

Gap Year: working with adults who have mental and physical health problems and learning difficulties in a charitable residential centre in Johannesburg (Joburg) In 9 weeks time I will be…


Harrison Dax Nash: Initial report

Wed, 2nd Jan 2013

As I write this report, I am overwhelmed to think that it is almost 6 years since my first trip to South Africa, a trip that undoubtedly changed my life!…


Half Way Mark by Maya Walker

Wed, 11th Apr 2012

The Half-way Mark! Its February and the half way mark has now passedI cant believe how quickly the last 6 months have flown by! Since my last newsletter a lot…


I’m Not Sure I Ever Want to go Home by Amy Sked

Wed, 14th Mar 2012

I never really understood how people could claim to have fallen in love with a country- I totally get it now. Its kind of an insane feeling actually, full of…


Marriage Proposals by Emma Campbell

Thu, 1st Dec 2011

My first week in South Africa was pretty chaotic, but very exciting! After a 7 hour flight from Heathrow to Dubai, then a 8 hour flight to Johannesburg, then a…


The Karate Kid by Maya Walker

Sat, 5th Nov 2011

A Blank Canvas Ill start with a blank canvas. I think that is the best way to start any journey, and to make it easier for you to get a…


Time to Panic Yet? by Amy Sked

Fri, 15th Jul 2011

Im the kind of person who leaps before they look. Applying to Project Trust was the work of minutes, I went on selection the next week and its only now…


Maya Walker: Initial report

Thu, 14th Jul 2011

Me – Mum…Im off to Cambodia for a year. Mum Oh, are you? Thats nice. Bye, then – have fun! I announced this proudly to my Mum exactly a year…


Enriching My Life by Ysabelle Thackery

Fri, 3rd Jun 2011

Right, so I think Im well due another report and here it is! I cant believe Ive been here 9 months now; the thought of going home in just 3…


Settling In Report by Ysabelle Thackery

Wed, 2nd Feb 2011

So, Ive been in South Africa for about 2 months now and I think its about time I give you all an update on my experience so far. I arrived…


Ysabelle Thackery: Initial report

Sat, 14th Aug 2010

Im Ysabelle Thackray, a 17 year old from Dunbar (Scotland) who decided it would be far too boring and make my mother far too content just to go straight to…

© Hazel's Footprints Trust 2024 | Scottish Charity Number: SCO36069
Web design by Creatomatic
This site uses cookies.
ConfigureHide Options
Read our privacy policy

This site uses cookies for marketing, personalisation, and analysis purposes. You can opt out of this at any time or view our full privacy policy for more information.