What words would you use to describe your experience in Nepal?
“Once in a life time opportunity. Amazing. Challenging.”
How do you think you benefitted from the experience?
“I believe what I benefitted from this experience is being able to see the raw side of life right before my eyes instead of on TV. Also the trek was a challenge I never thought of ever doing and completing.”
What did you learn?
“I learnt the lifestyle in Nepal and the many differences between Nepal and where I live.”
What did you like about the VoluntEars programme?
“What I liked about the VoluntEars programme was the person (Richard Clowes) looking after the Mary Hare group throughout the three weeks.”
What did VoluntEars do well?
“VoluntEars did well with the organisation of the trip and making sure it ran smoothly, I was well cared for.”
How can VoluntEars improve?
“There are no improvements needed.”
What was your funniest or most memorable experience?
“My most memorable experience of the trip would have to be reaching the top of Poon Hill.”
"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”