A Major Volunteer Experience For A Minor

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.

The Alternative to Peace Corps, Volunteer with African Impact

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. […]

Mkhosana Kid’s Club: A Christmas Tale!

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!

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!

Where Can Inspiration Come From?

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.

The Birth of Lilato Foundation: Life After Volunteering

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.