9 Benefits of Volunteering Abroad with African Impact

Volunteers in South Africa photographing the sunset.

9 Benefits of Volunteering Abroad Development Initiatives estimates that 9% of the world lived in poverty in 2021. Coincidentally, many of the worst-affected countries abound in natural beauty and possess vast natural resources. Tragically, volatile political landscapes, geographical and climate factors, and disease have prevented these nations from flourishing. On the upside, volunteering abroad can […]

Volunteer in Africa: 5 Unforgettable Gap Year Ideas for 2022

Gap Year Goals: See the World, Have Fun, Make a Difference.   If you’ve recently finished school and are contemplating what to do with your life, taking a year out of academia could be the perfect opportunity to discover what you’re really passionate about! Volunteering abroad gives you an opportunity to learn more about your […]

5 Reasons Why Volunteering Can Change Your Life

Joining a responsible volunteer project is an incredible way to create sustainable impacts across our global community. However, volunteering is not just about the projects – it is about the people, the landscapes, the adventures, and the richness of cultural exchange. We believe in the power of volunteering to transform both communities and volunteers, shaping […]

The Volunteer Trip That Opened My Eyes


Thomas, a volunteer in South Africa, shares how his experience in Africa opened his eyes to the world and helped him realize why volunteering is important.

Top 10 Volunteer Abroad Projects


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.