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5 January 2024

8 Steps to Pick a Volunteer Abroad Program The beginning of your search to choose a volunteer abroad program can feel daunting. Researching how to volunteer abroad will bombard…
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29 December 2023

Why Do People Love Zanzibar Zanzibar, or the Spice Island, as it’s commonly named, is famous for its unique blend of cultures, beautiful beaches, and rich history. A leading…

21 December 2023

Why Travel to Kenya to Volunteer? When you decide to volunteer in Kenya, you’ve chosen a meaningful and transformative experience that makes a positive difference for others. With so…
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13 April 2022

What Are the 9 Benefits of Volunteering with African Impact? Development initiatives estimate that 9% of the world will live in poverty in 2021. Coincidentally, many of the worst-affected…

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