I came with no expectations and an open mind, and just threw myself into it. It has been great meeting lots of new people. The local people are incredibly friendly and welcoming and it has been amazing spending time with them and seeing the local life out here. In particular, my homestay host – what an amazing woman. We were so well looked after and learnt so much about the country from her and her family.Read More →

Madagascar is the most amazing place I’ve been to, and after joining SEED in the summer it is somewhere I’d love to return. It’s such a beautiful country with its biodiversity, friendly people and rich culture but being with SEED there introduced me to the country in a way I couldn’t have experienced travelling alone. They look after you and make you feel safe, and straight away you can see how the money they raise is making a difference to people and the environment in Madagascar. On the Conservation scheme, having had limited experience in this area, I learnt so much from the placement andRead More →

I volunteered with SEED Madagascar during the autumn of 2018 on their Community Development programme where they gave me the opportunity to work within the local community and prioritise their needs in the work we did. Every day seemed to bring a new and exciting challenge from helping on the construction of a new school building where you work alongside a local construction team who are very friendly and accommodating during your work, to trekking to remote rural villages to make assessments on wells constructed by SEED as well as follow-ups on training they run for beekeeping in the area to help encourage a diverseRead More →

Huge thanks to everyone at SEED for looking after me so well, and giving me the most amazing opportunity to see Madagascar and contribute, just a little, to their fantastic work here. I couldn’t have been better looked after, or made to feel part of the team here more quickly. Travel constraints meant I could only be in Madagascar for one week, but the team at SEED have made it a really wonderful week! I feel I have seen and done more in the last 5 days than I would have done in a fortnight with anyone else. The passion and dedication that the SEEDRead More →