Freshers 2015

Welcome to Manchester! Come to our freshers fair this week, where you can learn more about the expedition society. We will also be planning a meet up soon where people can share new ideas and hopefully get involved in expedition plans! Looking forward to meeting you!

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AN ARDUOUS ROAD TO MAROLAMBO

We left Mahanoro for Marolambo at 10am last Saturday (20th June) in the back of a truck (cameon). We attempted sitting along the sides, gripping on the edges, but we were thrown from side to side due to poor road conditions and after 11 hours we were splayed out across the entire truck. Despite this, […]

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M’ORA M’ORA

We woke early to pack up our bags in preparation for leaving Mahanoro later today. On our way to the Cyber Cafe, we bumped into Bellarmin (our in-country contact who knows anything and everything about the Marolambo District) and he dropped the news that departure has been pushed back to tomorrow… Of course. The Malagasy […]

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THE HARD WORK STARTS

Today we awoke bright and early to begin out first day of screening school-aged children for Schistosomiasis. We met the incredible headmistress of the school – Tanambao II in Mahanoro, the previous day to do the traditional malagasy introduction and stamping of documents. CCA tests diagnosing Schistosomiasis infection. Analysis of faecal samples under the microscope. […]

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