Award-Winning Volunteering & Internship Opportunities in Africa
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Volunteering, Study Abroad, Internships in Africa

Named the World’s Top Volunteer Abroad Organization for the 3rd year in a row, African Impact is proud to offer multi-award-winning responsible volunteer projects, gap year travel programs, internships, and service learning opportunities across 10 African countries

Volunteer Overseas with Africa’s Most Transformative and Impactful Responsible Travel Organization

At African Impact, we create life changing journeys. We are pioneers in the volunteer travel industry and experts in responsible volunteering, curated service learning and internships in Africa. We invite you to join our passionate teams and experience projects built, grown and developed hand-in-hand with local African communities since 2004. Let us take you #BeyondVolunteering to Africa, a place that connects cultures, mindsets and ideas. A place that leaves us all awed, inspired, able to do more, discover more and to make a real impact.

Why African Impact?

Community Volunteering

Community Volunteering

Conservation Volunteering

Conservation Volunteering

Internships in Africa

Internships in Africa

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

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Our Latest Blog Posts

6 Things to Expect During Your First Week as a Volunteer in Cape Town

Ashley Aboodi, a volunteer in Cape Town, shares her experience and 6 of the things you should expect while volunteering in South Africa.

What You Need to Know About Being a Medical Volunteer Abroad

Are you a medical student wanting to gain practical experience or just interested in helping people? We explore the benefits of volunteering on a medical program in Africa and what you need to consider before signing up.

An Open Letter on Boys and Gender Equality

Alex Perez, an intern on the Girl Empowerment project in Zambia, shares his thoughts on boys and their role in the struggle for gender equality, and why it is important that we encourage gender neutrality.

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