Our partners in Africa, their wildlife and communities, have never needed your support as much as they do now.
Take a look back at 2019 in pictures across our volunteer projects in Zimbabwe.
Done right, community programmes are a great way for volunteers to experience a foreign culture, engage with local communities, and develop empathy for people from diverse backgrounds. However, there are a number of ethical factors to consider.
Volunteers, Stefan, Luca and Megan, share their experiences of volunteering Namibia, working hard to conserve desert elephants and support rural farming communities. The goal of the Desert Elephant Conservation Programme is to overcome and minimise situations whereby humans and elephants come into conflict. The desert-adapted elephant lives in areas also home to rural farming communities,
Volunteer at our new community programme in Victoria Falls! We are proud to have partnered with Greenline Africa on a new volunteer programme just outside Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Greenline Africa is a registered Zimbabwean trust dedicated to funding and initiating community outreach in Victoria Falls – running long term projects in the rural area
Earth Hour is the world’s largest grassroots movement in support of the environment. Since 2007, it has become so much more than an hour-long lights-out event, and is now a movement which has achieved massive environmental change, through harnessing the power of the crowd. The Hour Saturday 30th March 2019 – 8.30pm your time Every
Volunteering is definitely not just for gap year students and teenagers. We firmly believe that older volunteers bring an amazing dynamic to volunteer groups, and bring unique sets of skills and experience to a team. The myth that volunteering is just for kids, stems from the early days of volunteering, when it was mainly the realm of
We are very excited to be launching a new community outreach volunteer programme just outside Africa’s adventure capital, Victoria Falls! Working alongside the Greenline Africa Trust, volunteers will support rural neighbourhoods with livelihood development, water aid, education, and healthcare projects. The community outreach volunteer programme gives volunteers the opportunity to visit the world-famous Victoria Falls
Two questions we are frequently asked by potential volunteers are: ‘Why do I have to pay to volunteer?’ and ‘Why use a volunteer agent rather than booking directly with the project?’ We have addressed some of the reasons why payments are necessary for volunteers joining projects overseas in this blog post “Why do I have