Month: December 2017

Let’s bring it in!

Hi there! Today we said our good byes to one another shedding a few tears as we reflect on the amazing program we had and getting ready for the new year! It was such a pleasure getting to know each and every one of you! It is never a goodbye, it is always a see…



Cya, St Lucia!

Hey it’s me again! Who would have guessed! Today we took our final walk around St Lucia to the markets to get our final sweet pineapples and soviours for the family! Then headed on a bus back to Durban! We shared our final night together as a group sharing stories! We get a new volunteer…



Forever a place in out heart!

Hello everyone! Today was our last day at the crèche and it was amazing to play with the kids one last time!  We started the day by finishing the drive way of the crèche then headed over to party with the kids! The group absolutely loved playing with the cheeky children! There were a few…



Team flawless

Hey reach out family! Today was such a memorable day! We woke up knowing it was going to be a challenging day! We had a plan to get through cementing the whole floor of the classroom and bathroom at the 4th crèche! I knew we were going to get it done by the end of…



Meet the vols

G’day guys! Teegs is back writing the blog but I want to do something a bit different! These amazing volunteers have been working their butts off building the 4th crèche so I want to introduce them all to you and what they bring to this wonderful achievement! Jaz! This is an artistic wiz from Houston…



Happy Holidays!

Today was Christmas Day yay! My name is Kimberley, I’m from Brisbane Australia and I’m volunteering with Reach Out Volunteers in South Africa! My day started with ‘dirty teegs’ standing in my door way, dressed as Santa and shaking maracas to wake me up for a busy day of mixing cement and playing pass-the-parcel with…



‘Tis the season!

Seasons greetings! Happy Christmas Eve! I’m Ronnie, a volunteer from Brisbane Australia on this incredible South African experience! It was our day off today, so we went for a walk around St Lucia, we threw the frisbee and spotted a croc near the beach. We then roamed the Sunday markets and got to experience Zulu…



Let the brick laying begin!

Sup y’all, I am Jaz! A volunteer from Houston, Texas on this amazing South African adventure! We got up bright and early today to play with the most adorable children in the world who were not afraid to climb onto our backs and cling on for dear life. We had the pleasure to place the…



Master spotters and Zulu excellency

Howdy mate! Today was an early one! We woke up at 4am ready for aim to see the big cats in the oldest game park in South Africa! We got there and saw buffalo right off the bat! Ticking off 3 out of the big 5! Then something amazing happened, there was a female lion…



Big day! Big difference!

G’day y’all! (Mix and match) Today was a big day! We start with a bush walk where we learnt a lot about trees, dune and saw giraffes, impala, nyala, wilder beast and a trig snake on foot! We then finished the wall to stop eroser in the game park, we called it wonder wall BECAUSE…



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