Eight reasons why the tropical town of St. Lucia is one of the best places to visit in South Africa (and why you should be ditching the Caribbean!).
My husband, two teenage girls and I arrived in Zambia for a week’s family volunteer vacation… A week of wonderful experiences that affected us all.
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.
In September, the Gery Family spent two weeks volunteering on our Orphan Care and Teaching Project in Victoria Falls. Read about how this family of four bonded while supporting vulnerable children, teaching, interacting with lions and experiencing such a unique destination.