Diaries, blogs, stories and news from volunteers out there on the ground
Vazaha means foreigner. That we were foreigners in Madagascar became clear after the first time a ...
Komba Tsara - Nice Lemur!
During our stay in Ambodihasina, Charlotte, Alicia and I invented a song called “Komba Tsara”. It ...
The Rainforest - or the end of the world in Analila
Analila is a tiny little village and seems to be the end of the world. There are no vegetables, no ...
Frederik is a forest manager in Ambodihasina. He speaks a little French and even English, which ...
Conservation and/or Development?
Hardly anyone is against conservation. Conservation is good and has to be done! No one would deny ...
Giving people the benefit of the doubt
When cultures clash, there are thousands of little communication problems. Starting with language ...
Perspectives of a 13 year old girl
Soafara Bienvenue Berthaline is a teenager at her best – her hands and feet are too big, her ...
Staying with a Malagasy Family
The rooster cries as if stabbed in his tiny little heart, and shortly after I could swear it was ...
Drrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! It’s completely dark. I need some seconds to realize that my alarm clock ...
Suddenly my time in Thimphu runs away like water through my hands.