Australian Wildlife Sanctuary North Queensland

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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