What did VoluntEars do well?
“I feel that the trip was so well organised, the amount we did in the day were the perfect amount. VoluntEars staff showed good knowledge of Sri Lanka and were able to show us around. The trip was fun and I enjoyed every moment of it. The group was lovely and a perfect size, we all made friends easily. The days were also flexible and we were able to go to the Perahera which was one of my highlights :)”
How do you think you benefitted from the experience?
“I have become more confident as a person.”
What did you learn?
“Different cultures. Becoming more confident trying different food, activities and making new friends.”
What did you like about the VoluntEars programme?
“The amount of different activities and opportunities provided.”
What words would you use to describe your experience in Sri Lanka?
“Adventure, eye opening, amazing.”
"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”