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Realities of a Favela

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 11th Nov 2014

WorkingAbroad blogger Charlotte describes her experience of volunteering with children on a community development project in a favela in Irajá, Rio de Janeiro.

Turtle update from Drake Bay in Costa Rica

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 29th Sep 2014

Rosanna Daumas gives an account of her time as a Pacific sea turtle conservation volunteer and a background on life, the wildlife and the friendly community of people living in Drake Bay.

Vibrant Flora and Fauna from the Golden Rock

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 16th Jul 2014

Nina's third blog update from the Golden Rock - more wildlife and hikes up the Quill - the island's dormant volcano.

Archaeological Digs and Boven Hill Hikes on Statia!

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 11th Jul 2014

Nina's second blog update from Statia - archaeological digs, fish transects, spiny backed orb weavers and hikes up the Boven.

Hermit Crabs, Johnson’s whistling tree frogs and Lesser Antillean Iguanas in St. Eustatius

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 30th Jun 2014

WorkingAbroad intern, Nina Seale sends us her blog update from the Netherlands Antillean island of St. Eustatius in the Caribbean, also known as the "Golden Rock".

Update from Watamu Turtle Project, Kenya

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 19th May 2014

An update on the recent work which has been going on at our Watamu Sea Turtle Volunteer project in Kenya, including sea turtle conservation, community outreach and environmental education.

Kariega Update from the Field

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 8th May 2014

March and April see the hot, balmy summer slowly drawing to a close in the Eastern Cape as the nights become shorter and the days become cooler. However this does not mean our Kariega volunteers are any less busy; here’s an update on what we have been up to.

The male lion roared so loudly that we could all feel our bones vibrating inside our bodies!

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 12th Mar 2014

Find out what our volunteers at the Kariega Big Five Game Reserve have been getting up to last month...

Volunteers share their experiences of working with desert elephants in Namibia

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 20th Feb 2014

Some volunteers describe their time on our desert elephant conservation project in Namibia in January 2014

Volunteer experiences from late October on our Namibian Desert Elephant Conservation Project

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 3rd Dec 2013

We bring you yet more tales from the wild on our Desert Elephant Conservation project from October, and now we have even more awesome accounts lined up for you! If you’re thinking of volunteering, take a peek at what our fantastic volunteers have to say about their experiences!