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YTA goes for Gold – DofE Approved Activity Provider

2019-06-13T10:50:46+00:00

We are very excited to announce that we are now Approved Activity Providers (AAP) for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Following some great work from Charlotte our Customer Support Manager we are now really pleased to say that we are Approved Activity Providers specifically for Residentials that need to be completed in order to achieve the Gold Award. DofE is the world’s leading youth achievement award for 14-24-year olds. YTA strongly believe in the development of young people and fully agree in the values of the DofE and can see the huge benefits for young people. For us it’s important [...]

YTA goes for Gold – DofE Approved Activity Provider2019-06-13T10:50:46+00:00

2020 Winter & Spring Trip Dates Released…

2019-05-01T12:35:41+00:00

You may be thinking I don’t know what I’m doing tomorrow let alone next year but we at YTA want to be as planned as possible and enable YOU to experience a trip of a life time with plenty of time to save your funds! The sooner you plan a big trip like this the better. You have longer to pay, save and plan! Plus It’s always good to have something to look forward to. Here are our dates for Winter & Spring 2020... Kenya Peak: February Half Term Departing 15th – One Week April (Easter Break) Departing 4th April – [...]

2020 Winter & Spring Trip Dates Released…2019-05-01T12:35:41+00:00

10 Ways Travelling Can Enhance Your CV & UCAS Applications

2019-04-25T14:28:40+00:00

From students leaving college or university to career breaks, more and more people are searching for an adventure to see more of the world.  Did you know you can do all this, without having to take a Gap Year?  At YTA our main aim is to leave a positive impact, on those who travel with us and the communities we visit, in our carefully put together trips. We have put together a list of the 10 ways we think travelling will enhance your CV and improve Career prospects.  1. You can enhance your communication skills When travelling you spend a lot [...]

10 Ways Travelling Can Enhance Your CV & UCAS Applications2019-04-25T14:28:40+00:00

10 reasons why you should Volunteer with YTA

2019-04-11T15:29:24+00:00

10 Reasons Why you should volunteer with YTA! It’s good for your health! Yes, it really is scientifically proven that by helping people and making a difference, it has a positive impact on your body, helping to reduce stress an anxiety. It’s a career booster Stand out in a pile of CV’s, by enhancing it with your volunteering experience.  By taking yourself out of your normal surroundings you are showing employers that you are willing to take risks and go the extra mile, along with so many other qualities. Share your skills… and learn some new ones! Whilst volunteering you can [...]

10 reasons why you should Volunteer with YTA2019-04-11T15:29:24+00:00

Meet the Team – Le Dieu Thuy – Vietnam

2019-04-11T15:41:59+00:00

The great thing about our teams is that they are based exactly where we visit!  This week we would like to introduce you to Le.  Le is our main point of contact in Vietnam and works with our groups when in Vietnam.  We asked her some questions, to get to know her better. What do you love most about your job?  I get to meet a lot of people from all around the world, I love meeting them, whilst getting to learn about their culture  2. Why do you think people should come and visit Vietnam?  I think people should come [...]

Meet the Team – Le Dieu Thuy – Vietnam2019-04-11T15:41:59+00:00

Travellers share feedback of their experience with YTA…

2019-03-28T13:59:14+00:00

We have recently had a number  people join us on our trips which is fantastic. Our most recent group trip to Kenya in February was made up of a mixture of people of which the majority were retired. We worked with this group throughout the run up to their trip to ensure the itinerary was exactly what they wanted. The group handpicked their trip including their various excursions, including a visit to a coffee & tea plantation and the Masai Mara. They were also very keen to make sure that they made a genuine and lasting difference to our partner school [...]

Travellers share feedback of their experience with YTA…2019-03-28T13:59:14+00:00

Meet the Team – Kiran Kapoor

2019-02-04T16:52:15+00:00

Time to introduce you to some of the team from our partners in India.  This week we would like you to meet Kiran, Kiran is a trekking and climbing guide and assists with the trek section of our India trips. What do you love most about your job? Meeting people from the around the world is best part of my job. I love to climb the mountains and assist people to reach on the top of the mountain.     Why do you think people should come and visit India? People should come to India to spend time in Himalaya which [...]

Meet the Team – Kiran Kapoor2019-02-04T16:52:15+00:00

Meet the Team – Robyn Hitch

2019-01-24T13:17:22+00:00

  It's time for you to meet another of YTA's amazing Outreach Coordinators, Robyn.   How long have you worked with YTA? My first trip was in 2015, and I lead my first trip in 2016.   Why do you like working with YTA? I love working with YTA because I can see the difference we make in each school and how it builds year on year.   What’s the best thing about working with YTA? The best thing about working with YTA is being welcomed into the schools with open arms because they know we are there to help in [...]

Meet the Team – Robyn Hitch2019-01-24T13:17:22+00:00

Younite Foundation & YTA’s Impact Review 2018

2019-01-23T16:28:54+00:00

It's time to take a look back over 2018 to see just how much was achieved at our projects in Kenya. Younique Travel Adventures and Younite Foundation have worked together again to ensure that the projects in Kenya are being supported responsibly & ethically, whilst progressing and making a positive change on all involved. The review below highlights our greatest achievements for 2018, and we look forward to an epic 2019, continuing to move forward supporting the projects and making a difference.

Younite Foundation & YTA’s Impact Review 20182019-01-23T16:28:54+00:00

The Winner of the Christmas Competition 2018 is…

2019-01-08T16:21:38+00:00

  A huge thank you to everyone who took part in our Christmas Competition Last year.  Below are the 25 correct answers to the quiz.  Only those who answered all questions correctly were entered into our draw. Question 1- What are the 8 original Reindeer called? Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Donner, Vixen, Comet, Cupid and Blitzen Question 2 - How many lords are leaping in the song, 12 days of Christmas. - 10 Question 3- What is Scrooge's first name?  - Ebenezer Question 4 - What film is the image from - Despicable me Question 5 - What is the text ? [...]

The Winner of the Christmas Competition 2018 is…2019-01-08T16:21:38+00:00

Christmas Day – Day 25 – Christmas Competition

2018-12-24T16:12:21+00:00

It's Christmas Day!!! We hope you like our special Christmas Video on Facebook. Thank you all for taking part in out Christmas Quiz Competition. Here is your final question of the month. What Christmas Ballet is the most famous of all? A)Rudolph's Surprise B)The Nutcracker C)Mr. and Mrs. Claus D)Frosty Goes to New York Send your answer to info@ytauk.co.uk Don’t forget to be entered into this competition you need to answer every question we post across the 25-day Christmas period. So, if you’ve missed the previous days go back and check the questions out and email us across your answers. Good [...]

Christmas Day – Day 25 – Christmas Competition2018-12-24T16:12:21+00:00

Merry Christmas Eve Everyone… Day 24 – Christmas Competition

2018-12-24T15:21:14+00:00

As it's Christmas eve we wanted to share with you a special treat!Here are a few extra festive photos we have taken at Silver bells and Melon Mission. And Today's Quiz Question is: What is the name of the village where the Grinch stole Christmas? (T&C's Apply)    

Merry Christmas Eve Everyone… Day 24 – Christmas Competition2018-12-24T15:21:14+00:00

10 reasons why you should Volunteer with YTA – Day 23

2018-12-13T16:04:25+00:00

10 Reasons Why you should volunteer with YTA! It’s good for your health! Yes, it really is scientifically proven that by helping people and making a difference, it has a positive impact on your body, helping to reduce stress an anxiety. It’s a career booster Stand out in a pile of CV’s, by enhancing it with your volunteering experience.  By taking yourself out of your normal surroundings you are showing employers that you are willing to take risks and go the extra mile, along with so many other qualities. Share your skills… and learn some new ones! Whilst volunteering you can [...]

10 reasons why you should Volunteer with YTA – Day 232018-12-13T16:04:25+00:00

#FeedbackFriday & Day 21

2018-12-13T15:01:45+00:00

It's the last Friday before Christmas and we have a new #FeedbackFriday to share with you all.  This week's is from Emily, Emily travelled out to Kenya with us in August.  Three definitely was the magic number with this group.  They achieved so much in their two weeks for being just the three of them.  They were a force to be reckoned with and provided world class lessons, and materials for all the children. Here is the lovely feedback that Emily left for us; "My first time travelling to Kenya with YTA was my second visit to this beautiful country. The [...]

#FeedbackFriday & Day 212018-12-13T15:01:45+00:00

Younite Foundation Charity Ball 2019 & Day 20 of our Christmas Competition

2019-01-11T10:25:23+00:00

  Tickets are selling fast for Younite Foundation's Charity Ball taking place in March next year.  This event is set to be the best one yet and tickets are just £45 and include a 3 course meal, a welcome drink on arrival, music, auction and so much more... Doors will open at 7pm and we hope you will all have a fantastic night whilst raising all important funds for our partner projects in Kenya. The Charity Ball is always a time for Younite Foundation supporters along with YTA volunteers to come together to support Melon Mission and Silverbells Childrens Welfare.  We [...]

Younite Foundation Charity Ball 2019 & Day 20 of our Christmas Competition2019-01-11T10:25:23+00:00