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Diggin up them holes

Straight to work at the school grounds this morning! We arrived at the worksite at around 8 AM, and worked our butts off all the live long day till 5 o’clock this evening. We started by measuring off the area where we would be building. Then we spent a good position of the day digging…



We’re here!!!! Mozambique get ready for us!

Hey everyone! I’m Danielle, and I’ll be the Team Leader for our Mozambique program this season!!! I’m from Vancouver Canada and have been with ROV for the last 3 years now. This job has taken me all over the world, but finally I’m here in Mozambique!!! The one place I haven’t been to yet, and…



Good Vibes Tribe

Tuesday 22nd December Today was the workday we had all been dreading…cleaning up the mess left in the toilets at the school. The toilet buildings were built by previous ROV groups but we were improving them by fixing the water system and installing taps and replacing the toilet seats. However, the bathroom buildings and the…



Work hard play hard

Sunday 20th December Sean took us on a nature walk this morning, and we saw the fence between South Africa and Mozambique. He also gave us a bit of a history lesson on the war that had occurred in that area, which was apparently infested with landmines – so we were not allowed to wander…



Surfs UP!

Friday 18th December We started off our surfing lessons in the backyard, practicing the stance on our towels. Then the girls headed down to the beach to try it for real, while the boys explored the markets, as they hadn’t had a chance to do so yet.   The waves were just right for beginners,…



We got THE POWER!!!

The power went out yesterday evening so we couldn’t post a blog, so we’ll catch up now! We had a full work day yesterday, starting with gathering lots of supplies for the project at the school. We had to get lots of pipes and all the right plumbing fittings. Once we were at the school…



Road Tripping

Sunday 13th & Monday 14th December Paige and Zoe were the last to arrive in at Durban airport the flight only came in at 22:00 Sean programs host came to pick them up, so they and Sean stayed the night in a backpackers called Tekweni in Durban. The next morning we set off early to…



HERE’S TO MOZAMBICAN MEMORIES ….

Something about this morning just didn’t feel right … and it was because it was our first morning waking up without one of our valued team members Anthea … and to know we only have a couple of hours left here is beginning to get unbearable … We decided to hit the markets early to…



SID’S HOLEY PLASTER MASTERS SPLIT … GOODBYE ANTHEA :(

So the day we have dreaded for the last 2 weeks is finally upon us .. It is our last day here in Mozambique and it is definitely kind of heartbreaking as we have felt so at home here over the past 2 weeks and made some amazing new friends that we don’t think we…



A PENULTIMATE DAY OF PARAGLIDING AND PIPEWORK

Well today is our penultimate day here in Ponta D’ouro and our last full day of working at the school , where has the time gone ?!!! It’s been soo amazing being here that it has just flown by . But with still lots left to do we grab a bite to eat and head…



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