Malaysian Borneo Expedition

Get a real insight into our projects on the ground.

Meet our volunteers, communities and staff who are working together to create lasting, positive change.


Our Volunteer Managers went on their project planning visits to gain a better understanding of their projects and to begin building relationships with communities and project partners.

Volunteer Manager Chris speaks about his initial experiences and impressions in one of our Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH) projects in Kampung Tikalod.

February 21, 2018

The second round of Raleigh Borneo’s green enterprise training programme is underway, aiming to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs to launch their sustainable eco-businesses in the Heart of Sabah. We pay a visit to the training hub in Kampung Rumantai to meet the young entrepreneurs with the innovative ideas for protecting rainforest biodiversity.

February 12, 2018

Over the coming three months Raleigh Borneo and our team of young volunteers will be continuing to facilitate change in rural communities in Sabah through Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH) projects, conserve and restore biodiversity through Natural Resource Management projects and build the confidence and skills of volunteers with our Adventure Leadership treks.

February 5, 2018

Selamat datang (welcome) from Borneo! The preparations for the spring Raleigh Borneo projects are well underway as our Advance Volunteer Manager Team arrive in-country.

January 28, 2018

I recently spent some time with Alpha 1 working on their water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) project in a village outside of Kota Marudu called Kampung Buruni.

December 15, 2017

Alpha 1 have spent time working on the tandas and gravity fed water system to give people access to clean and safe water. Alongside this, part of their role there is to educate the villagers about good hygiene practices. Have a read about what their session at the local primary school:

December 13, 2017

Members of Raleigh International, Pacos Trust and Coca-Cola joined the community for a special and memorable day in Kampung Buruni. The aim of the Opening Ceremony was to celebrate not only the improved access to safe water and sanitation for the community but also the future benefits this project will bring to the whole community.

December 12, 2017

Our Phase 2 group reflect on what trek was like for them. They spent 16 days trekking 80km through the Crocker Range.

December 11, 2017

Eleanor has been in Kampung Buruni for the past 19 days with her Phase 2 group. The aim of the project was to build three tandas and a gravity-fed water system.

December 7, 2017