What words would you use to describe your experience in Sri Lanka?
“A great experience.”
How do you think you benefitted from the experience?
“Learned a lot about Sri Lankan culture and also became more confident with using my BSL sign language.”
What did you learn?
“Sri Lankan way of life and also basics of Sri Lankan sign language.”
What did you like about the VoluntEars programme?
“That we went by a schedule so we knew what to expect each day.”
What did VoluntEars do well?
“Advised about local places, looked after the team well. Tried their best to make everyone feel included, which was very good.”
What was your funniest or most memorable experience?
“There were many!”
"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”