As you work and travel in Africa you will be located in Observatory, a suburb 7km away from Cape Town city centre. Your accommodation is centrally located to the shops and public transport is easily accessible. Obs, as it is known by the locals, has a lively atmosphere with great music, bars, restaurants and coffee shops to enjoy during your stay.
Your room will be private and furnished, however you will share toilet and other common areas such as the lounge and kitchen with fellow interns. The general atmosphere of our program housing is friendly and social and you will make some great new friends during your South African internship adventure. Meals can be provided at an extra cost, should you prefer not to cater for your own meals.
Depending on the time of year you visit, there are some great sporting events and music festivals to enjoy. Weekend markets also give you a great sense of the local culture and is the perfect opportunity to do some shopping. The benefits of your volunteering and internship work will reach far beyond what you could ever imagine. You will build meaningful relationships and gain valuable insights in your area of work and may even find this a very valuable journey of self discovery.