Research and Conservation: Big Cat & Elephant | African Impact

Kenya Big 5 safari

Join the African Impact team on our newest volunteer program with big cat monitoring and elephant research and conservation in the heart of the Maasai Mara in Kenya. Monitor the big cats, elephants and gather crucial data to help with conservation efforts.

5 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer In South Africa


You can choose to visit for a week or two and go on safari, see some of the sights… but if you truly want to experience the best of the country, there’s only one way to do it – volunteer in South Africa.

A Major Volunteer Experience For A Minor


Exploring and volunteering with African impact at the age of 17 – the ease of applying for my selected volunteering projected, my journey and the friends I made along the way.

The Alternative to Peace Corps, Volunteer with African Impact


Why choose African Impact instead of Peace Corps? Volunteering in Africa is one of the most rewarding experiences there is. The people, culture and iconic landscapes sets Africa apart from the rest of the world. Many people dream of volunteering in Africa. But when they do, the first thing that comes to mind when they’re […]

Part 1 of Life Volunteering in Zanzibar


As our Project Coordinator in Zanzibar, Sheriece Kamp is a wealth of knowledge! Her story was recently published in Australia, and we wanted to share it with you. In this first part, Sherice shares some advice on how to become affiliated with African Impact, how she manages her role with us and discusses what it takes to be a volunteer!

Addicted to Africa: A Q&A With Volunteer Jenna

buffaloes and sunset in Africa

Jenna is a doctor from the UK and an extraordinary African Impact Ambassador, having volunteered with us on 4 separate occasions on 3 different projects! We sat down with her to discuss volunteering and travel in Africa, how it’s changed her life, and how it can change yours!

Part 2: The UN, Global Goals & Gender Empowerment in Moshi, Tanzania

education volunteer with high school students in Tanzania

With the departure of Marina, our first Girl Impact volunteer, we welcomed the arrival of Girl Impact volunteer number two Alison. This also marked the return to a wonderful project NAFGEM, a haven for inspiring girls who escaped female genital mutilation. Read Part 1 of our discussion on our Girl Impact project in Moshi, Tanzania […]

10 Weeks in Cape Town – How Sports Volunteering Changes Lives


Sports Coaching and Development volunteer Jack, has recently left our project in Cape Town, but not without putting his heart and soul into the amazing amount of work he completed here! In his own words, he tells us a little bit about his 10 week volunteer experience in Cape Town.