Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's complicated persona and contentious history has been pushed to the forefront in the international media since her passing, but what is evidently clear is the remarkable impact she had on South Africa, its history, and its people. For the women of South Africa, she was a guiding light who taught us to be defiant and fearless. To be powerful. To embody strength, fortitude, and conviction.
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The water crisis in Cape Town has dominated headlines across the world in recent weeks, with many wondering how a thriving, modern city could survive with no running water. Let us put your mind at rest, volunteering in Cape Town, despite the water restrictions, is still amazing and we now need you more than ever.
We are excited to announce our latest volunteer project – the Social Impact Experience. This Cape Town-based project is a 2 to 12-week adventure, created in response to a huge need from a rural settlement and volunteers wanting a more integrated experience with the community they work with. Hence, this project is the first of its kind at African Impact…
We are very excited to announce the launch of our Wildlife Veterinary Assistance Program in South Africa. It is a 3-week hands-on learning opportunity focused on wildlife game capture and the care of wild animals. Hands-on work with wild animals, you say? Yes!
Gender empowerment has come to the forefront of the western press. Hashtags such as #metoo and #timesup have seen huge global momentum. There is the potential for big change. But, for attitudes to alter, education is vital to empower girls.
Volunteering in Africa is one of the most rewarding experiences there is. The people, culture…
Everything prospective volunteers need to know about the water crisis in the city of Cape Town and why Cape Town is still open for volunteering.
Let us inspire you to change gears this year, re-think the way you travel and join the impact travel movement by volunteering in Africa on one of our top 10 volunteer projects for 2018.
Can you imagine a classroom where each child has someone dedicated and committed to helping them succeed? Can you comprehend the difference it can make to a child’s life? We can, because this is exactly what happened in a Zimbabwean classroom last year.
Tourists flock to Cape Town, South Africa, every year for it’s iconic mountains, beautiful beaches and laid back lifestyle. However, this top holiday destination is much more complex than meets the eye. With countless activities such as hiking, surfing, skydiving, rugby matches and delicious food to try, it is easy to overlook the economic disparity only a short distance away.