THE AFRICAN IMPACT BLOG

War on Waste: Life in Plastic it’s not Fantastic

Currently, just 10% of the waste generated every day in Africa is collected. The rest ends up in dump sites and the surrounding environment. Read how African Impact are working alongside communities in Zambia to reduce plastic pollution.

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Vultures in Africa: Declining Populations

There are 11 vulture species in Africa and they clean up 70% of Africa’s’ carrion but sadly, most are now endangered. To put this into perspective, West Africa has lost 90% of its white-backed vultures!

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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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Youth Day: Fighting for Equal Education in Cape Town

Today, our volunteer projects in South Africa are observing Youth Day; a holiday dedicated to the youth of this amazing country. It honors the death of many schoolchildren on a day in 1976 that changed the course of history in South Africa. Here, Cape Town Business Manager, Kaylee, shares with you a slice of this history, and how African Impact are still fighting for the rights of youth in this city.

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