Raleigh International says bye to Malaysia after 31 years

The last group of Raleigh Borneo volunteers in Kampung Mempakad Darat posing for a photo with one of the toilets they built during the official launch of the pipes and toilets on Sept 5. With them are Logan (back, second from left), Norhayatie (back, sixth from left) and Coca-Cola Malaysia public affairs and communications director Mohamed Kadri Mohamed Taib (back, right). — Raleigh Borneo

Imagine you are sent far away from your home to eat, sleep, work and live with a group of strangers in a foreign environment for several weeks.

Imagine that this is a less-developed environment – possibly with no electricity, no piped water and/or no mobile phone reception – and the group of strangers you are with are from a number of different countries and cultures.

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