Australian Wildlife Sanctuary North Queensland

Team TAFE Kindergarten Rebuilding Fiji

 This community in Lautoka is a charitable organization housing 400 residents from disadvantaged backgrounds living in poverty conditions in Fiji. Consisting mainly of single mothers and their children, the community receives social assistance but has very limited resources and significant needs in various areas. In 2016, Cyclone Winston completely demolished the make-shift kindergarten structure used for early childhood education. Unfortunately, …

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Nepal Stray Dog Rehabilitation Review

Hi Lauren! Thank you, I had a great time volunteering in Nepal. Highlights of the trip: – meeting and being able to work with a diverse group of like-minded people from around the globe. The people are what make the experience – being able to both have an amazing travel experience and also be able to give back to the …

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Donation of 1 Years rent to woman and children in Fiji

Project Hope Fiji Overview: Elena Rowland’s mission was to see what kept these women pushing forward despite going through life’s toughest hardships. El had one question for them. What do you hope for? Each day she went from hut to hut, sat on the floor with them and gained an insight into their lives. “As my compassion and empathetic nature …

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Everest Base Camp Trek Review

  Highlights of the trip: The Trekking – Our guide was amazing, and it was a really good time to go in February, wasn’t too busy and the weather warmed up during the say, so the cold wasn’t too bad. Comments on the team, food and accommodation: Guide was amazing, Rajesh and the rest of the team were super loving, …

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Project Hope Fiji – Woman & Children’s Commune – Elena Rowland

Hope Project:  Putting yourself in a position that changes your perspective, awakens your gratitude and offers hope to the less fortunate, was exactly what Travelee’s present project involved.  Volunteering is a great way of achieving this, so through an organisation called IVI, off I went to a women and children’s shelter in Fiji. My mission was to see what kept these …

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Woman & Children’s Commune Experience Fiji

Hi Lauren, I’ve finally been able to put all of my thoughts and scribbled notes about my trip into an actual email! Sorry it’s taken a bit longer than expected but it’s taken some time to adjust. Thank you again for such an incredible opportunity. My trip to Fiji has been life changing. I’m sure Jules has filled you in …

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Refugee Camp Volunteering Review Greece

  Greece was an incredible experience for me and it really opened up my eyes to everything that is happening in Chios and the overall Refugee Crisis. Toula is incredible and her team are amazing! I have actually found returning very difficult and I would love to go back to be honest haha. It was incredible! The highlights of the …

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Ten Minutes – My experience as a Naturopath in Fiji

August 16, 2017 by Jessica Trethowan “Oh wow, we have the same birthday” I said gently, sitting cross legged on the floor opposite a woman of my exact age, her name was Kaliti. She smiled weakly. She had been pleased to see me but there was an unbelievable sadness to her that made me want to talk softly and slowly so as …

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Nepal Earthquake Construction Rebuilding 2017

Hi Lauren, My apologies for the delayed response. I have only just returned today from further travels following Nepal. Highlights of the trip: – Donating the medical supplies that we had purchased with the money that we had fundraised. – Having the opportunity to observe and view surgeries inside the operating theatre – Doing reconstruction in Mate, hiking through the Nepali jungle and experiencing …

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Australian Wildlife Sanctuary – 2015

Dear Lauren, How are you? Sorry for my late reply as I was busy travelling around Australia after leaving the Daintree. I enjoyed both of the placements very much!  I highly appreciate Tina and her family for dedicating themselves entirely to save the endangered species from extinction, despite lack of manpower and funding. Attached are some photos that I took during …

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Teaching on Fiji Islands Review – 2015

  The program was exactly what I expected. I got to experience genuine village life, away from all the luxuries back here. I definitely enjoyed the daily view of the beach at school! The host family were so accommodating, the teachers were so friendly and the children were absolutely adorable! Masi was a big help, especially with getting tickets back …

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Childrens House Placement Review

Well, I have now worked for one week at the Library and have been very busy with designing promotional material for story time. If we are successful and we have children attending, we’ll be the very first library in Fiji with Story time!!! What an honour for me to be the first person to undertake it….. Hopefully there is a Kindergarten class …

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