Your most memorable experience?
“I think the most memorable experience was definitely the turtle orphanage where we get to release the baby turtles into the ocean.”
What did VoluntEars do well?
“Very organised and ensured we got our work done at the school as well as do lots of different things.”
How do you think you benefitted from the experience?
“I think it makes me appreciate what I have at home and makes me want to go out there again and help other people.”
What did you learn?
“Their culture – it was very different but gives you a real understanding of what it is like living in Sri Lanka.”
What did you like about the VoluntEars programme?
“There was a lot of variety – we do our work in mornings and get to spend our afternoons learning about the culture and do lots of different activities.”
"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”