How do you think you benefitted from the experience?
“Growing in confidence and enjoyment of helping people.”
What did you learn?
“Learnt a lot about the culture and the way of their life.”
What did you like about the VoluntEars programme?
“Meeting new people, trying new food and seeing places and new things. Helping others.”
What did VoluntEars do well?
“Helpful during the stay. They are perfect for D/deaf people to be included.”
What was your funniest or most memorable experience?
“Working with the turtles and finishing the mural painting. Seeing the old palace [Temple of the Tooth in Kandy]. Watching Kandyan dancing.”
"I had the opportunity to help fellow D/deaf people"
“The best thing I’ve done in years”
“Valuable, memorable, fun, productive, amazing!”
“A specialised organisation that guarantees the right support - all my worries vanished”
“Working with turtles was the best thing!”
“Enlightening, rewarding, motivating, amazing”
“I grew in confidence and enjoyed helping people”
"I really enjoyed designing and painting the wall mural in one of the classrooms. It was a fantastic experience."
"An enriching and fulfilling experience with an opportunity to embrace Sri Lanka's way of life and culture"
"It's changed my way of thinking and seeing things. Join today because it's brilliant! It's a once in a lifetime opportunity"
"There was an equal balance of work, group activities and sightseeing"
“I knew this was a perfect opportunity”
“I made new friends and was able to use my sign language skills”
“I can’t fault VoluntEars - they run everything smoothly from beginning to end”