What did VoluntEars do well?
“VoluntEars made me feel so safe and confident when we were in Sri Lanka as it was my first time visiting Asia. They organised very well and made sure if we are doing good and enjoying ourselves. Blanche signed very well and clear, told me everything as I won’t miss anything. I am very grateful.”
What did you like about the VoluntEars programme?
“Using both renovation work in the deaf school and sightseeing, well balanced. Lots of fun!”
How do you think you benefitted from the experience?
“Gained my confidence with travelling, meeting new people and working in a team. Learned lots of new things!”
What did you learn?
“Sri Lankan culture, food, sign language, deaf school, religion, new people and travelling in Asia.”
"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”