Read why African Impact have been named the best volunteer abroad organization for three years running by the leading travel resource, GoAbroad.
Kat Duffy, African Impact alumnus, has become a very familiar face to us in Cape Town. After returning home, Kat set her sights on fundraising. Her ambitious target was met when she sent 90 children and 15 grannies to see Robben Island.
There’s still so much to look forward to this year – from our annual Street Sports tournament to our brilliant students celebrating their graduation. Come and see what it’s all about.
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 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.
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.
Sonia and her sister, Sarina, joined African Impact for 9 weeks spanning 4 volunteer projects in 3 countries. Sonia reveals her favorite parts of each project, tips for future volunteers and some of the activities she and Sarina did outside of her time at our volunteer houses.