Teaching & Community Support in Zanzibar Project Blog - African Impact
The Bigger Impact

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

Part 2 of Life in Zanzibar

Having volunteered with us prior to being offered a position, Sheriece knows all there is to know about our Teaching and Community Support Program and gives us an awesome breakdown here of what your life as an education volunteer in Zanzibar could be like.

6th January 2017
Volunteer Stories

Part 1 of Life in Zanzibar

As our Project Coordinator in Zanzibar, Sheriece Kamp is a wealth of knowledge! Her story was recently published in Australia, and we wanted to share it with you. In this first part, Sherice shares some advice on how to become affiliated with African Impact, how she manages her role with us and discusses what it takes to be a volunteer!

20th December 2016