The Personal Benefits Of Volunteering & Why They Matter

Woman raising two fists in triumph to illustrate confidence as a benefit of volunteering

What are the personal benefits of volunteering? Should they matter or should volunteering be an entirely selfless act? At African Impact, we believe that volunteering should benefit everyone involved: both the communities we work in and the volunteers who join our programs. Here’s why. Shaping Futures: The Personal Benefits & Transformative Power of Volunteering Here, […]

9 Benefits of Volunteering Abroad with African Impact

Volunteers in South Africa photographing the sunset.

The ultimate guide to the benefits of a volunteer abroad experience 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. […]

5 Reasons Why Volunteering Can Change Your Life

female volunteers in Africa

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 […]


TEFL online course

Become internationally accredited to Teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and open the door to travel and work opportunities around the world. Complete the online TEFL course and then join us at one of three locations in Africa to gain hands-on teaching experience.

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 […]