Peter Tabichi, a teacher from a small village in Kenya, became the first African to win the prestigious Global Teacher Prize. His story is one about generosity, grace, and a fierce belief in the potential of African youth.
Miss Great Britain, the lovely Anna Burdzy, tells us about her experience on our Big 5 Research and Youth Empowerment volunteer project in South Africa.
Read why African Impact have been named the best volunteer abroad organization for three years running by the leading travel resource, GoAbroad.
In Zambia, celebrations occurred on the national and provincial level. All thirteen districts of the Southern Province were present and they displayed information on their attempts to increase literacy rates in their area. It was Livingstone who was awarded the recognition for their work to eradicate illiteracy – with African Impact highlighted for their contribution with educating the community with their Adult Literacy Classes.
A video and explanation of how the African Impact team is implementing Eco Tourism practices to protect the island’s resident dolphin population.
As part of this World Cleanup Day, African Impact volunteers are taking part in a global mass clean-up to part of the biggest civic action in human history.
African Impact has once again been recognized as one of the best volunteer organizations globally by the World Travel Awards and others.
As an organization who has proudly worked with orphaned children across Africa for over a decade, the African Impact team feel a responsibility to respond to the growing criticism of volunteer travel that has been pushed to the forefront by recent comments from author and philanthropist, J.K. Rowling. We wish to bring balance to a debate that questions the role of volunteer tourism in childcare and push to end the common generalization of the international volunteer sector.