We explore the benefits of volunteering on a medical program in Africa and what you need to consider before signing up.
Read why African Impact have been named the best volunteer abroad organization for three years running by the leading travel resource, GoAbroad.
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.
Is a lack of funds preventing you from fulfilling your dream of volunteering in Africa? Volunteering with African Impact and have the chance to provide a positive impact on local communities and conservation efforts in Africa. But, if it’s a financial obstacle that’s holding you back, there’s good news to share!
When our Managing Director visited the project that he initially volunteered on, he was reminded why he first fell in love with African Impact… and why we continue to be leaders in the volunteer travel industry.
Interning abroad with African Impact is one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had. However, I know that raising funds is an incredibly daunting process. It is a TON of work, but I will also be the first to tell you that it is not impossible.