Was there a good mix of D/deaf & hearing volunteers on your trip? How did you find communication?
“It went well communication of each other. I helped the American volunteers to learn BSL and it would more easy communication of each other. Also I learnt ASL from the 2 two American volunteers.”
What did you learn?
“I learnt a lots of Nepalese culture. Also I learnt the Nepali writing and sign language. It was a good experience for myself.”
What did VoluntEars do well?
“It was well organised and BSL interpreter was there for 24/7.”
What was your funniest or most memorable experience ?
“I’ve had a great time in Nepal. I visited lots of place of Nepal. I had an amazing time with deaf students and some staff in school because of lots chat as funny, jokes and help an each other learn a sign language of between BSL & NSL. Also I was playing football with Nepali deaf students. It went great time! I fell in love with Nepal already. I’ll return Nepal in someday.”
"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”