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Apply to join our Conservation Programme

Programme length

Our Conservation Programme is designed as a 10-week programme starting at the beginning of January, April, July and October each year.

You can join from a minimum of 2 weeks, up to a maximum of 10 weeks. To participate in the full range of activities you will want to stay for the full 10 weeks!

2019 Dates

2 Week

Modules

1

 

2

 

3

 

4

 

5

 

Jan

Start.Date  
08/01   22/01   05/02   19/02   05/03  

2019

End Date  
 
21/01
 
04/02
 
18/02
 
04/03
 
18/03

 

Week
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

April

Start.Date  
02/04   16/04   30/04   14/05   28/05  

2019

End Date  
 
15/04
 
29/04
 
13/05
 
27/05
 
10/06

 

 
                   

July

Start.Date  
02/07   16/07   30/07   13/08   27/08  

2019

End Date  
 
15/07
 
29/07
 
12/08
 
26/08
 
09/09

 

Week
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Oct

Start.Date  
01/10   15/10   29/10   12/11   26/11  

2019

End Date  
 
14/10
 
28/10
 
11/11
 
25/11
 
09/12

 

2020 Dates

2 Week

Modules

1

 

2

 

3

 

4

 

5

 

Jan

Start.Date  
07/01   21/01   04/02   18/02   04/03  

2020

End Date  
 
20/01
 
03/02
 
17/02
 
02/03
 
16/03

 

Week
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

April

Start.Date  
31/03   14/04   28/04   12/05   26/05  

2020

End Date  
 
13/04
 
27/04
 
11/05
 
25/05
 
08/06

 

 
                   

July

Start.Date  
30/06   14/07   28/07   11/08   25/08  

2020

End Date  
 
13/07
 
27/07
 
10/08
 
24/08
 
07/09

 

Week
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Oct

Start.Date  
29/09   13/10   27/10   10/11   24/11  

2020

End Date  
 
12/10
 
26/10
 
09/11
 
23/11
 
07/12

Deposit: £200

To participate on the SEED Madagascar Conservation Programme, we ask for a non-refundable deposit of £200 to confirm your place and then a pledge to raise a donation * towards our charitable causes as shown in the table below - of course we would be delighted if you manage to raise more!

Donation          
Programme Duration 2 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks
Deposit £200 £200 £200 £200 £200
Donation * £595 £1195 £1595 £1995 £2295
Total Contribution

£795

£1395

£1795

£2195

£2495

Your donation supports the charitable work of SEED Madagascar. Funds generated by the programme support the charity's programmes in Madagascar.

Additional Costs

Additionally, volunteers need to cover their own pre-departure costs which are often around £1000-££1500 but vary depending on programme duration, your country of departure and seasonality

International flights £680 - £1000
Internal flights (Antananarivo to Fort Dauphin -return) £280 -£400
Comprehensive travel insurance £60 -£150
Tourist visa £20-£40
Vaccinations, anti- malarial's and other medical preparations £30 -£80
Personal equipment (including tent and sleeping mat) £0 - £100
Questions?

Most of the questions people usually ask are answered in our FAQs. Otherwise, email us at info@seedmadagascar.org or call us on +44 (0)20 8960 6629. We love to hear from you and answer any questions you might have!

Gift Aid

* SEED Madagascar seeks to maximise donations to the charity by claiming Gift Aid from UK taxpayer which can increase the value of funds you raise for us by 25%. Gift Aid can be claimed at the point of online donation by our partner's Charity Check Out or Virgin Money Giving or by filling in our simple form. Full details on eligibility for Gift Aid can be found here https://www.gov.uk/claim-gift-aid/what-you-can-claim-it-on.

Under these criteria, the deposit of £200 does not qualify and nor do any payments for additional expenses such as tent hire or internal flights.SEED can claim Gift Aid on all the donation you raise. While Gift Aid is an important part of our charity income, we do not count it toward your Total Contribution - but we very much appreciate the value added extra boost it gives to fund our charitable work. You are welcome to contact the Inland Revenue or SEED Madagascar should you have any further questions regarding Gift Aid.