The Ultimate Southern Africa Bucket List

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.

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10 Ways to Travel Plastic-Free

Here at African Impact we love to travel. But, what happens when your dream vacation comes to an end and you leave those dreamy beaches and bustling markets behind? Here are our 10 hot tips to travel plastic free.

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Does good volunteering exist? A response to J.K. Rowling

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.

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Meeting Mumsy; Head Housekeeper in St Lucia

Mumsy is the Head Housekeeper for our St Lucia/Zululand volunteer projects, although for anyone who has joined the project will know, she is a jack of all trades and does a remarkable job supporting volunteers on both our Orphan Day Care and Rural Medical Project (Feel Free To Search For These In The Top Right Corner)! Let's find out a little bit more about her...

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Returning to St Lucia as a Volunteer Coordinator

Tiarna joined us on our Orphan Day Care Project in St Lucia, Zululand back in 2015 and has since returned as a Volunteer Coordinator. Responsible for supporting our volunteers on a daily basis during their time with us in South Africa, she now shares what it has been like returning to the projects.

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