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5 March 2022

Why Taking a Gap Year in Africa is a Good Idea If you’ve recently finished school and are contemplating what to do with your life, taking a year out…

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Greater Kruger Area, South Africa
Every second Sunday
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.

From $1375 / £1050 per week

Zanzibar
Every second Monday
Impact: Marine Conservation
Live on a tropical island whilst conducting dolphin research and coral reef surveys – a chance to make a lasting impact on the survival of a fragile marine ecosystem.

From $1250 / £1000 per week

Livingstone, Zambia
Every Monday
Impact: Teaching
One of African Impact’s first ever volunteer projects which we began in 2006 was our teaching volunteer program in Livingstone, Zambia.

From $1075 / £660 per week

Zanzibar
Every second Monday
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.

From $1075 / £765 per week

Cape Town, South Africa
Every second Monday
Impact: Childcare
As a volunteer on our Early Childhood Development project, you will work in Cape Town’s townships, educating and caring for children.

From $900 / £660 per week

Livingstone, Zambia
Every Monday in June - August
Impact: Sports Development
Put your passion for sports, fitness, wellness, and nutrition to great use as you educate and train school students in the villages of Livingstone, Zambia.

From $1075 / £660 per week

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