THE AFRICAN IMPACT BLOG

5 Ways Winnie Mandela Influenced the Lives of Women in South Africa

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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Cape Town Water Crisis: FAQs

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.

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Introducing Our First Homestay Experience

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…

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Wildlife Veterinary Assistance in Africa

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!

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Top 10 Volunteer Abroad Projects For 2018

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.

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How Volunteers Helped Special Needs Students Reach Mainstream Education

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.

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Cape Town: More Complex Than Meets The Eye?

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.

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