Read why African Impact have been named the best volunteer abroad organization for three years running by the leading travel resource, GoAbroad.
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.
Is a lack of funds preventing you from fulfilling your dream of volunteering in Africa? Volunteering with African Impact and have the chance to provide a positive impact on local communities and conservation efforts in Africa. But, if it’s a financial obstacle that’s holding you back, there’s good news to share!
When our Managing Director visited the project that he initially volunteered on, he was reminded why he first fell in love with African Impact… and why we continue to be leaders in the volunteer travel industry.
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!