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Reported by Megan on 28th October 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Orla!

Fundraising Friday Star – Orla!

Here is another fantastic Fundraising Friday Star! Orla! What a great example of hard work pays off! If you are feeling de-motived and not sure you can make it, have a read through this and you’ll soon realise you totally can! All you need is positivity and determination, you’ll be on that plane in no time! Enjoy! When I first heard about the expedition I thought it sounded like a once in a lifetime experience and wanted to know more. I...

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Reported by on 26th October 2016

Improving futures in Ecuador

Improving futures in Ecuador

Since 2011 we have been working on supporting rural communities within Ecuador. Looking to help people within these communities implement real solutions to the challenges they are facing. With the help of our amazing volunteers from schools, universities and independent travellers, we have already made significant developments to help thousands of people. To do more, we need more volunteers who are looking for an opportunity to not only visit this exciting and biodiverse landscape but to help change lives through...

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Reported by on 22nd October 2016

Unforgettable family trips with impact

Unforgettable family trips with impact

Are you looking for a family trip in 2017 that with a difference and that will make a massive impact on your family along with changing lives for people in Kenya? Did you know at Camps International that we run dedicated family trips to explore and undertake project work in Kenya? These 2 week trips are specially designed for families with children aged 5 years old and over who are looking for an alternative, exciting trip. It’s the perfect chance...

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Reported by Megan on 21st October 2016

A parents perspective…

A parents perspective…

We often hear from students and teachers what it’s like to travel with us. We also hear from parents concerned about their child disappearing off to other continents around the world, worried what the experience will be like. We’d like to share with you the parent view from Michelle, whose daughter travelled with us this past summer. This is their story told in her words. Sending my daughter away to Ecuador in South America for 4 weeks at the age of 16...

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Sport has the power to change the world… and you can help

At Camps International we are very excited to go into our 15th birthday year in Kenya with record numbers of students joining our Sports Development Programme departing in August 2017. If you are currently studying sports development or coaching, considering going in to this area for a future career or just simply love sport and want to help share your interest – this is the ultimate trip with impact for you. request a free brochure This inspiring sports development programme,...

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Reported by on 19th October 2016

Conserving wildlife and the big 5

Conserving wildlife and the big 5

Human wildlife conflict is a real and significant issue in many countries. In Kenya farmers are sadly shooting endangered animals to protect their carefully nurtured and essential crops from being trampled and are having to cut down trees to use for fuel leading to issues with deforestation. At Camps International we have been working in partnership with Wildlife Works, who run the Rukinga Wildlife Conservation programmes, for many years. They converted the land at Rukinga into a wildlife sanctuary in...

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Reported by on 18th October 2016

Ecuador’s Camp Esmereldas: In My Heart

Ecuador’s Camp Esmereldas: In My Heart

Camp Esmeraldas is located in a special place; you could actually say a magical place. This is not to exaggerate. The reasons to fall in love with this little place are many, for example the Afro Ecuadorian roots of the people, the music and the simplicity of the people. All of this surrounded by rich tropical fauna of immense value for the rest of the country. The camp is in a small community in the Esmeraldas province and is populated...

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Reported by on 17th October 2016

#EndPoverty

#EndPoverty

“Poverty is not simply measured by inadequate income. It is manifested in restricted access to health, education and other essential services” UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon Today is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, something at Camps we spend every day working towards. We firmly believe that to overcome poverty, communities need to be given the help to create and implement solutions to the issues they are facing. This week we are focusing on the project work we are currently...

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