Overtourism and the Solutions

Overtourism and the Solutions

Responsible Travel   by Ariadne Van Zandbergen   They say: ‘Travel is about the journey not the destination.’ Nothing could be more true, but somehow I feel that this culture of travel is dying fast. It seems like travel has become about bucket lists and ticking off...
Caribbean Leatherback Turtles

Caribbean Leatherback Turtles

Responsible Travel The more thoughtful and well intentioned your choices are, the more satisfying your journey will be. by Lizzie Williams   With the only light coming from shafts of semi-moonlight glistening off the foamy whitecaps of the waves, my eyes attempted to...
Bakery Graduation!

Bakery Graduation!

At our bakery school in Sri Lanka, the 2017-18 class of girls have all graduated (the 7th batch of graduates to do so, since we began in 2014). Half of the class did exceptionally well in both the final oral and practical exam, with average marks of more than 90%. We...
Our Eighth ‘Batch’

Our Eighth ‘Batch’

Our eighth ‘batch’ of bakery students have settled in well and have now completed the first seven weeks of their studies at the Sri Lankan bakery school, having begun the course in early March. During the second week the group were fortunate enough to attend a...
Tough Times in Zambia

Tough Times in Zambia

Times are very tough at our project at Tikondane in eastern Zambia. This is due to sharply increased food and petrol prices, drought conditions and less revenue for Tiko (at a time when investment is especially important to achieve their goal of financial...
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