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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.

27th June 2018
Volunteer Stories

Mkhosana Kid’s Club: A Christmas Tale!

The kids of the Mkhosana Kids Club in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, burst into life a few days before Christmas 2016. The initial project was to provide a place for fun and interaction for 12 local orphans that had been identified by Victoria Falls social services… but it turned out to be a Christmas miracle. Here, Orphan Care and Teaching volunteer Ruth, tells us all about it!

19th January 2017