Volunteer in Africa, Intern and Study Abroad With The World’s Top Volunteer Organization

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 11 African countries

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Volunteer in Africa, Intern and Study Abroad With The World’s Top Volunteer Organization

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 11 African countries

Global Youth Travel Awards logo
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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

CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERING

INTERNSHIPS IN AFRICA

STUDY ABROAD

Community Volunteering

Community Volunteering

Make a real change in African communities. Teaching, medical care and building are just some of the amazing projects on offer.

Conservation Volunteering

Conservation Volunteering

Help conserve Africa’s wildlife. From Big 5 research to Lion rehabilitation, and everything in between!

Internship Programs

Internship Programs

Looking to get some career experience or want to share your skills? Our internships are what you are after.

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

African Impact offers a wide range of curated internship and service learning opportunities to groups, universities, faculty members and individuals.

EXPLORE OUR MOST POPULAR PROJECTS

Help establish small businesses in South Africa

Use plastic waste to create ecobricks in Zambia

15% off marine volunteering if you book before 31 May 2019

Address global health on this 4-week program in Zambia

Monitor and study the African Big 5 – lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and buffalo – in South Africa

OUR LATEST BLOG POSTS

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Volunteer and Intern Stories

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.
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The Bigger Impact

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.
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The Bigger Impact

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.