Read why African Impact have been named the best volunteer abroad organization for three years running by the leading travel resource, GoAbroad.
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.
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.
Can you imagine a classroom where each child has someone dedicated and committed to helping them succeed? Can you comprehend the difference it can make to a child’s life? We can, because this is exactly what happened in a Zimbabwean classroom last year.
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.
As any volunteer who has joined us knows, nothing feels better than knowing you’ve made a lasting impact during your time with us – whether big, or small. For some, that can simply be the fact that they have contributed to a much larger, on-going change, or in the case of others, they leave something behind that creates instant action.