Award-Winning Volunteering & Internship Opportunities in Africa

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

How Volunteers Impact Chimpanzee Welfare

Our project manager at Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage in Zambia talks about how volunteers contribute to chimpanzee welfare.

Camera Traps: A Revolutionary Tool for Wildlife Conservation & Research

Camera traps have revolutionized scientific research of species that were previously impossible to study and give us insight into unknown worlds.

Family Volunteering: The Shelleys Holiday With a Purpose in South Africa

The Shelleys reflect on their experience volunteering as a family on the St. Lucia project in South Africa.

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