Exploring and volunteering with African impact at the age of 17 – the ease of applying for my selected volunteering projected, my journey and the friends I made along the way.
Volunteering in Africa is one of the most rewarding experiences there is. The people, culture and iconic landscapes sets Africa apart from the rest of the world. Many people dream of volunteering in Africa. But when they do, the first thing that comes to mind when they’re thinking of volunteering abroad is the Peace Corps. […]
Insider or local knowledge of a destination is sure to increase your travel experience ten-fold. Here, you will get some excellent tips and secrets to exploring the world-famous Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
Learn about how an incredible experience volunteer teaching among the Maasai tribe in Moshi, Tanzania, found themselves taught about life, happiness and self-confidence.
A first-hand account of a volunteers experience and subsequent take on the importance of conservation.
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!
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!
After volunteer Darren discovered the benefits of living an active lifestyle, he became motivated to take up the sports program getting children moving in the townships of Cape Town.
It is very common for us to hear about how a volunteer’s placement changes their life once they return to their home country. After immersing yourself in such a culture, it truly becomes a part of you and many times volunteers leave wanting to do more even after they are gone.
How two strangers from different parts of the world with similar desires came together to help those in need and formed a lasting friendship in the process.