The inspiring story of how Jen Hughes helped pioneer our Girl Empowerment program, which has become one of our most popular programs and impacted the lives of many women and girls.
This International Women’s Day, our Foundation’s Fundraising and Marketing Manager reflects on how female empowerment has become a fundamental part of who she is today.
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.
“The children have grown accustomed to seeing white people come to their country and volunteer, so I wondered how the children would accept me.”
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.
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.