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Take a Team, Make a Difference

Meet Cathy, a resident of Gibraltar who rallied her community to gain the support and volunteers to go to Ghana and build a school. Could you be the next Cathy?

Posted by Emily Posted by Emily on 7th Jan 2015 in project news, university and student teams

Lessons from International Service

Travel and service are my two favorite ways to learn and grow. Combine travel with service and you have one of the best, most transformational experiences of your life. From international service learning experiences I have been taught how to learn, listen, embrace community, and be courageous, lessons I will forever be grateful for.

Posted by Emily Posted by Emily on 22nd Dec 2014 in university and student teams

Short Projects and Adventures for School Groups

Are you a teacher looking to expand the horizons of your students but are restricted for time and funds? Then why not join us on an Educational Visit to Tanzania! Our tried and tested 12 Day Project and Safari Itinerary could be the perfect combination of study and adventure for your group.....

Posted by John Lawler Posted by John Lawler on 18th Dec 2014 in project news, adventure challenges, university and student teams

Lots of Reasons to GO MAD in Ghana

Our Ghanaian and International Volunteers have come together to produce this fantastic short video showing why Ghana is the place to be in 2015. Amazing beaches, amazing people, amazing projects ... but don't just take our word for it ...

Posted by John Lawler Posted by John Lawler on 16th Dec 2014 in university and student teams, project news, volunteer reviews

Nebraska Wesleyan University in Fiji

This past May, students from Global Service Learning at Nebraska Wesleyan University traveled to Fiji where they danced, moved gravel, grogged, dug, laughed, mixed cement, processed, and had an experience they will never forget.

Posted by Emily Posted by Emily on 15th Dec 2014 in university and student teams

Join our very own MAD Chief in the Summer on a Trek to Machu Picchu!

Fancy a ticking off one of the world's most spectacular treks on the bucket list with a bunch of fellow MAD people in the summer? The Founder and Chief of Madventurer has hand-picked one of the best routes and invites you to fundraise and trek for a good cause...

Posted by John Lawler Posted by John Lawler on 11th Dec 2014 in adventure challenges, university and student teams, sports teams, corporate volunteering

Pre-Departure Excitement

Hear how the MAD Fresno State Tribe is feeling as they prepare to leave for Fiji in less than a month!

Posted by Emily Posted by Emily on 8th Dec 2014 in university and student teams

Acle Academy Goes MAD in Tanzania

Students from Acle Academy in Norfolk, England made the journey to Tanzania where they helped to build a kitchen at Nkwawangya Primary School. They also got to spend their afternoons in the classrooms and their weekend on safari.

Posted by Emily Posted by Emily on 1st Dec 2014 in university and student teams

Service Learning In Fiji from the Perspective of a Professor

An international service learning project has a far reaching and long lasting impact. One of the ways we maximize that impact is by including discussions, reflections, and assignments that enhance the learning being done. Hear from professors from Fresno State about how they feel about this kind of learning.

Posted by Emily Posted by Emily on 24th Nov 2014 in university and student teams

University Teams in Ghana

A history class, educators in training, future NGO and Community Benefit Organization leaders, agriculture majors, health care workers, you name it, there is a way for us to create an experience that blends service with the type of learning you are looking for.

Posted by Emily Posted by Emily on 17th Nov 2014 in university and student teams

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