African Impact’s staff, volunteer and intern team in South Africa witness a rhino dehorning and tell us about their experience.
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.
You can choose to visit for a week or two and go on safari, see some of the sights… but if you truly want to experience the best of the country, there’s only one way to do it – volunteer in South Africa.
It’s World Lion Day, so we think it’s a fantastic time to appreciate these roaring felines and to educate ourselves on the challenges lion populations face.
It’s time to start building the perfect itinerary and visit one of the world’s top travel destinations, Southern Africa. We’ve done our very best to narrow down those activities you absolutely have to try and come up with the ultimate Southern Africa bucket list.
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.
Nothing lures in animal lovers, tourists, travelers and adventurers to South Africa quite like the “Big 5”. Have you ever heard of the ‘little five’, the ‘botany five’, the ‘ugly five’ and the ‘secretive seven’ or the ‘big 6 birds’?