Family volunteering has grown in popularity, and 2019 saw more families than ever join our family-friendly programs across Southern Africa. Take a look at their experiences across three of our most popular projects.
“We had an amazing time and one we will never forget. My children feel like they made a difference in the lives of the animals, and I learned so much about animal welfare and care.” Words from Danielle and her family, wildlife sanctuary family volunteers at our Primate Conservation & Sanctuary Programme in Zimbabwe. Volunteering
The Galenkamps returned home to the USA so inspired by the program and the people, that they brought that enthusiasm home in very tangible ways.
A volunteer’s day at the Primate Conservation Programme in Zimbabwe. Enjoy hands-on work with primates and other small animal orphans, assist with feeding, husbandry and enrichment and work on release projects.
Vet student, Gianna, joined our team in Malawi as a veterinary intern in June 2019. Read about her amazing experiences working with new and exotic wildlife.
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.
Victoria Falls is Zimbabwe’s must-see destination! In this post, read about what to see and do at different times of year.
Read about the Bentley family’s fantastic family volunteer experience in Zimbabwe, getting up close and personal with endangered rhinos and elephants.