Four endangered spectacled bears rescued over the fast 2 years are thriving in their new home at the Taricaya Ecological Reserve.
The Projects Abroad Microfinance Project in Ghana will be moving from Akuapem Hills to Cape Coast in April 2017 to provide support to entrepreneurs at a leprosy camp and empower business women in a local fishing community.
The Projects Abroad Fiji Shark Conservation Project recently celebrated its third successful year of operation. Through the efforts of volunteers, leading scientists and local staff, the project has contributed to the conservation of sharks, restoration of mangrove forests and educational campaigns in the South Pacific Region.
Ashtan Davis, a familiar face at the Projects Abroad Surfing Project in South Africa, has made surfing history as one of the first people to take part in the country’s first Adaptive Surfing Championships, and being selected for the 2016 Stance World Adaptive Surfing Champs.
Projects Abroad has launched a new initiative in Ghana, ‘Soccer Pitch Reading’, to help teach children to read and continue developing their reading ability in a fun and interactive environment.
Projects Abroad would like to announce that Greg Thomson has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer. Greg assumed his role in August 2016 and has succeeded Dr Peter Slowe, the founder of Projects Abroad, who will remain in the company as the Executive Chair.
Projects Abroad staff and volunteers at the Archaeology Project in Peru have begun excavation work at a new site at the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman in Cusco, through an agreement with the Peruvian Ministry of Culture.
秘魯考古學項目志工最近來到庫斯科 (Cusco) 新的考古發掘遺址，開展他們的挖掘研究工作。Inkylltambo是薩克塞瓦曼 (Sacsayhuaman) 考古公園的其中一段，今年已經是當地進行考古挖掘研究的第三年。Projects Abroad志工幸運獲得邀請，能夠參與Inkylltambo的考古發掘工作。我們也與秘魯文化部達成協議，獲得其中一塊考古場地的正式發掘准許，於是，七月中開始，志工們就能夠開展新場地的考古挖掘工作，預計這一輪工作持續到今年的十月。
Projects Abroad菲律賓團隊獲邀參加菲律賓第38次全國身心障礙預防及康復研討周活動。菲律賓物理治療項目的首位志工Victor Lee也在大會介紹Projects Abroad的工作，我們努力在宿霧地區設立社區身心障礙康復中心，這個中心是宿霧北部地區的第一個該類型的機構。
This summer, Projects Abroad will welcome its first volunteers at the new Canine Therapy Project in Córdoba, where we are partnered with Fundación Jingles (The Jingles Foundation). The Jingles Foundation is a privately run therapy center, aimed at improving the health and well-being of its clients with the assistance of the 32 therapy dogs that live at the center.
Fien Ackerman, a Projects Abroad volunteer from Belgium, raised money before starting her Care Project so that she could donate new clothing to more than one hundred talibé children in St Louis, Senegal.