News from 2004
We are continuing our work without interruption in India and Thailand, since none of the places where we operate in those countries has been directly affected.
This year has just flown by. This time last year at Taricaya the canopy walkway was still a distant dream...
Our latest teaching placement in the ever-popular Ghana involves teaching English in the Buduburam refugee camp near Accra.
Projects Abroad former volunteer, Ruth Charlton, would like to thank everyone who came along to the Refihlile School Trust Charity Ball back in November.
Dorrie Oliver, a teaching volunteer in Ghana last year, recently sent her school in the Akuapem Hills a present, which impacted not only her school but others in the area.
One thing that you find if you have been away with Projects Abroad is that you want to tell everyone about your time overseas. Lots of our volunteers write about their experiences and what it is like for them.
If you are studying French, Spanish, Russian or Mandarin why not take part in one of our placements on your year out?
In Summer 2004, Projects Abroad sent 60 sixth-form students on programmes. Some were between AS levels and A2's; others were between A2's and University.
First freshwater turtles hatch at Taricaya Lodge in Peru.
During September and October, volunteers and staff created a flower garden at the Casa de la Alegría, one of our Care & Community placements in Bolivia.
Saplings, Coatis and more from the rainforests of Peru.
All the latest news from our Taricaya team in the jungle! Find out about our innovative mahogany project and animal release programme.
Continuation of our important turtle conservation work is well under way at our new camp, Mismaloya. With a bigger stretch of beach and ambitious plans for development, this project promises to be bigger and better than ever!
For those of you that share the Mongolian's love of horses, we now have the perfect placement! Work alongside practising local vets caring for these beautiful animals.
Since returning from South Africa, past volunteer, Ruth Charlton has been committed to raising money to help the children in the school where she taught. Her latest challenge is organising a Charity Ball.
We have found that more and more volunteers are taking advantage of their time out to not just travel in the developing world but also to spend some time visiting Australia.
Projects Abroad is recruiting more and more volunteers from North America.
Everyone wants to find out about where they want to go and what they want to do. In many cases we have new websites which you can look at for more information.