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.


At the start of the week, we kicked off the 17M Expedition with the arrival of the Fieldbase team who will be working alongside the in-country team. They’ll be doing exciting tasks from photography to logistics to aid the running of the various projects. Without further ado…

September 21, 2017

At the end of Expedition 17E, venturer Ify reflects on her experience and how it's created change not just for Sabah, but for her personally as well.

September 12, 2017

Logistics is an absolutely key role for a Raleigh Borneo expedition. If you’re thinking about joining Raleigh Borneo, or are interested in what goes on behind the scenes, hear from Louise (17E Logistics VM) about what exactly the role entails…

September 9, 2017

Jawonday, one of our venturers from Raleigh Bermuda, gives us an insight into a day in the life of trek...

August 31, 2017

Kasey is one of our medics on Expedition 17E, returning to Raleigh Borneo for a second time after completing Expedition 17A. She has experienced all phases as a medic - trek, community, environment and fieldbase - so here she tells us exactly what it’s like to be a Raleigh Borneo medic…

August 28, 2017

During their trek, every group has the opportunity to learn jungle survival skills and discover how to create fire, build shelter, find food, and purify water. Thankfully, they don’t need these skills during their actual trek, but it’s a fascinating experience. Here, venturer Rachel tells us all about their intense jungle training - with local jungle legend Hanry.

August 27, 2017

Ellie, one of our 7-week venturers, was at the Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Research Centre for Phase 2. Here, she tells us all about the pioneering new compost toilet that they’re helping to build...

August 25, 2017