Jurre Maaskant joined our team in the Greater Kruger Area on our Predator Research Internship. Being fresh out of highschool, Jurre was apprehensive about interning abroad, but found his feet soon enough and has made a big impact on Cheetah reintroduction studies.
It’s World Lion Day, so we think it’s a fantastic time to appreciate these roaring felines and to educate ourselves on the challenges lion populations face.
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.
African Impact has once again been recognized as one of the best volunteer organizations globally by the World Travel Awards and others.
Nothing lures in animal lovers, tourists, travelers and adventurers to South Africa quite like the “Big 5”. Have you ever heard of the ‘little five’, the ‘botany five’, the ‘ugly five’ and the ‘secretive seven’ or the ‘big 6 birds’?
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!
One thing is for sure at our Greater Kruger Projects. We are totally leopard crazy. It’s one of our largest focuses here. With our amazing leopard sightings and means to monitor many different leopards across many reserves, volunteers develop a great appreciation for just how magnificent these big cats really are.