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Over the course of two days Project Managers (PMs) eagerly met Host Country Venturers (HCVs) and Venturers (Vs) participating in 5 week, 7 week and 10 week expeditions. They were safely met at the airport, having travelled from all around the world.

June 29, 2013

PMs Pip and Mike are working with the Asian Forestry Company (AFC) on a Conservation and Bio-diversity project. They will be working with Wilva who is an environmental scientist and lead for AFC on the survey, and Walter her assistant who is doing well learning English and fab at climbing trees.

June 29, 2013

The stunning Kampung Tiong is located in the Tuaran region of Sabah approximately 3 hours drive from Kota Kinabalu.  It is in the foothills of Mt Kinabalu and the view of the mountain is spectacular.

 

June 29, 2013

Alpha 5 PMs are Phil and Sonya. ALPHA 6 PMs are Dan and Fern. The Trek phase destination is Long Pasia, South Sabah, Borneo. The aim is to travel to Long Pasia via at least two separate taxi journeys and a long 4X4 trip through areas of now deforested jungle.

June 29, 2013
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A clear theme emerged when we asked our venturers what excited them most about expedition life. “Making new friends”, “visiting new communities” and “taking on new challenges”. Luckily, throwing yourself into the unknown is what Raleigh is all about!

June 28, 2013

All UKVs (UK volunteers) safely arrived yesterday and have joined our ICVs (in country volunteers) for a few days of training at WoCo, our dedicated training centre, which can be found just down the road from field base in Morogoro.

June 28, 2013
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Early this morning UK and Indian volunteers were spotted running around fieldbase in a confused state. It would have been a strange site for passersby, but in actual fact they were on a mission to find their UK and Indian team leaders.

June 28, 2013