The water crisis in Cape Town has dominated headlines across the world in recent weeks, with many wondering how a thriving, modern city could survive with no running water. Let us put your mind at rest, volunteering in Cape Town, despite the water restrictions, is still amazing and we now need you more than ever.
I have spent almost 8 weeks working with animals in South Africa doing the Veterinary Assistance & Abused Animal Shelter volunteer program with African Impact. During my stay I worked in a clinic in Mandela park, Khayelitsha. The clinic is called Mdzananda Animal Clinic.
Everything prospective volunteers need to know about the water crisis in the city of Cape Town and why Cape Town is still open for volunteering.
To give you some context before I start, I just spent the last two weeks volunteering abroad with African Impact, teaching sports and education in primary schools in the surrounding communities of Cape Town. This was my experience, and the ten lessons I learned during my time there – Stephanie Paitich
Are you in this predicament right now? Is your son or daughter about to embark on the trip of a lifetime? Are you putting on a brave face whilst actually quaking inside at the very thought of your offspring setting off without you?
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.