African Impact

Life-changing volunteering and internship programs in Africa since 2004

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We are leaders in volunteer travel, helping to create lasting change

Since 2004, African Impact have delivered life changing and responsible volunteer and internship programs across Africa. We are award winning experts who live and breathe everything Africa. Our projects are developed and grown hand-in-hand with local communities, so join us and be part of something good!

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Popular Projects in Africa

Our most popular programs as chosen by you! 

Greater Kruger Area, South Africa
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Impact: Wildlife Conservation
Join African Impact and volunteer on a wildlife conservation project in South Africa! Protect the African big 5 from threats such as poaching and habitat loss.
$3,555 – $8,555
Livingstone, Zambia
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Impact: Teaching
One of African Impact’s first ever volunteer projects which we began in 2006 was our teaching volunteer program in Livingstone, Zambia.
$1,775 – $4,695
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Impact: Teaching
Live the tropical island dream while teaching children at local schools, teaching adult English classes, and use your skills to contribute to community development in Zanzibar.
$2,255 – $5,615

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Volunteer Destinations

African Impact offers exciting and diverse volunteer and internship programs in 6 different destinations in Africa, each with their own impact areas.

10 Program(s) in
 South Africa
This part of Africa offers the perfect balance of stunning nature, incredible landmarks, fascinating history, and so much more. There’s a reason this incredible country is consistently rated as one of the top travel destinations in the world!
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With one third of the country made up of national parks as well as being home to one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Zambia holds everything that there is to love about Africa. This unique landlocked country is big, it’s bold and full of incredible wildlife.
3 Program(s) in
This tropical island paradise, located just off the coast of Tanzania, boasts palm tree-lined beaches, crystal clear waters teeming with marine life, and a unique blend of cultures. And don’t forget the white sand beaches you’ll see everyday.
3 Program(s) in
This East African country is a favorite travel destination for many travelers – with world-renowned sites like the Maasai Mara Game Reserve on your doorstep, you can see why! And we believe, It has some of the best wildlife viewing on the continent.
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Think endless white sandbanks, crystal clear turquoise waters and breathtaking marine life. Home to some of the world’s finest beaches, stretching along the coast of the characteristically warm Indian Ocean, Mozambique is like no other.
2 Program(s) in
A beautiful setting that boasts an abundance of diverse wildlife and varied landscape – ranging from vast grassy savannas to tropical forests. This is the place to be if you are interested in the conservation of Black Rhinos!

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Volunteer Reviews & Testimonials

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