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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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!

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Top 10: Adventures in Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is home to a number of our volunteer projects, including our Hands-On Lion Conservation Projectand our Orphan and Child Care Project. When our volunteers aren't busy on project, here are the top 10 adventures they can get up to in the area:

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Chinotimba Preschool Graduation!

On 20 November, in a very loud and crowded hall in the community of Chinotimba, on the outskirts of Victoria Falls, 42 students from the local preschool graduated in a fun-filled and educational ceremony.

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