The water crisis in Cape Town has dominated headlines across the world in recent weeks, with many wondering how a thriving, modern city could survive with no running water. Let us put your mind at rest, volunteering in Cape Town, despite the water restrictions, is still amazing and we now need you more than ever.
We are excited to announce our latest volunteer project – the Social Impact Experience. This Cape Town-based project is a 2 to 12-week adventure, created in response to a huge need from a rural settlement and volunteers wanting a more integrated experience with the community they work with. Hence, this project is the first of its kind at African Impact…
Exploring and volunteering with African impact at the age of 17 – the ease of applying for my selected volunteering projected, my journey and the friends I made along the way.
We are very excited to announce the launch of our Wildlife Veterinary Assistance Program in South Africa. It is a 3-week hands-on learning opportunity focused on wildlife game capture and the care of wild animals. Hands-on work with wild animals, you say? Yes!
I have spent almost 8 weeks working with animals in South Africa doing the Veterinary Assistance & Abused Animal Shelter volunteer program with African Impact. During my stay I worked in a clinic in Mandela park, Khayelitsha. The clinic is called Mdzananda Animal Clinic.
Gender empowerment has come to the forefront of the western press. Hashtags such as #metoo and #timesup have seen huge global momentum. There is the potential for big change. But, for attitudes to alter, education is vital to empower girls.
Whether you are volunteering for 10 days, 1 month or more, you will have an unforgettable experience. You’ll get to know another culture, live new adventures and meet amazing people!