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Why Volunteer?


Volunteer tourism is fast becoming a preferred way for travellers to experience another country. Not only does it allow you to give back to local communities and conservation efforts, but it lets you immerse yourself deeper in the culture and essence of the place you’re visiting than the average tourist.

Volunteers experience ‘true Africa’ as they work side by side with local people in rural and underprivileged communities or get up close and personal with Africa’s amazing wildlife. Volunteering in Africa offers you a range of activities to partake in, whether you’re following a passion or a field of study, you could teach children in the townships of South Africa, assist in the wildlife conservation in Zimbabwe, work in hospitals or clinics in Kenya; or carry out dolphin and marine research in Zanzibar.

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Using your skills to help others or playing a role in wildlife research or conservation can be very rewarding, plus you’ll take home loads of new skills, knowledge and practical work experience. Taking part in a volunteering program abroad can add immense value to your resume and make you infinitely more employable.

The benefits of volunteering in Africa are infinite and we’re very proud of the remarkable things our volunteers have achieved so far and the wonderful relationships we’ve fostered with local community members, leaders and other organisations. Volunteering is also a great way to meet people, especially if you’re travelling solo, as you will usually be a part of a larger group during activities on the volunteer projects.

The uniqueness of the experiences can help you form lasting and meaningful friendships with fellow volunteers from a multitude of ethnic backgrounds and it’s an opportunity to learn about different cultures from all over the world. Also becoming more popular is the option of volunteering with your family or group of friends, which can be a great bonding or team building experience. So if you want to know how to volunteer in Africa, the answer’s easy – join our journey, bring your passion, your skills and your energy and let’s do something amazing, together.

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