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A year in the life of a World Responsible Tourism Award Winner

Abi Blandon, Honko’s Social Media Coordinator, looks back at the year where Honko was the “Best for Wildlife Conservation” As I travelled down to London to attend the World Responsible Tourism Awards last November, I had no idea that the … Continue reading

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Sous le soleil d’Ambondrolava, par Werner

Salama ! Je suis Werner, un étudiant de pisciculture à l’université de Wageningen, dans les Pays-Bas. Je vais travailler dans le projet pisciculture de l’ONG Honko pour quatre mois, dans le cadre de mes études. Lorsque je suis arrivé à l’aéroport … Continue reading

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Toward the end of a journey in Honko, by Nga

Summer has knocked our door in this small village of Ambondrolava for a few weeks. Day after day, I can feel the weather gets warmer and warmer. On the one hand, I feel lucky that I won’t have to endure … Continue reading

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Sick and happy, by Marion Atkinson

I had only a month to prepare for my trip to Honko; not a whole lot of time to make all the necessary arrangements. Shortly after I booked everything (flights, overnight stays –two!- for long layovers, confirming my stay), I … Continue reading

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A short cut to the mangrove, by Gonzalo

Hello Honko followers. Probably you are wondering, how the working-life at honko is. As you probably know by now, each volunteer has a specific task or project which he/she develops during the entire term of their Honko life. So let … Continue reading

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Madagascar: a trip of travelling back in time, by Nga

It has been a month since I started working as a volunteer in Honko, a small NGO located in Ambondrolava village, Southwest Madagascar with the mandate of conserving the mangrove complex in the surrounding area. Before coming here, I did … Continue reading

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Connections, by Nikki

When I decided to come to Honko for a grand total of nine months I was worried I wouldn’t find people to connect with, not properly – I knew I’d be working with a small NGO, and that other volunteers … Continue reading

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