Frankie Russ

School Trips vs Solo Travel
School trips vs solo travel

All our trips share a common goal of contributing to meaningful development in the communities we work with, as well as giving volunteers an incredible experience of Africa.

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Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya charity challenge for projects in Africa

African Adventures Foundation's second Mount Kenya charity challenge which will see 100% of all funds raised from our challengers go directly to supporting the development and growth of our partner...

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Mama Kerry classroom
A new build for Mama Kerry

Mama Kerry is looking smart thanks to the help of Derby College volunteers who were placed at the project in January to construct a new classroom and brighten up the...

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Volunteer in Africa
Five Reasons Not To Volunteer In Africa

Are you looking ahead to volunteer in Africa? Here are five reasons why you should avoid volunteering in Africa at all costs!

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Teaching in Ghana
St Mary’s Geography PGCE trainees working in partnership with teachers in Ghana

Sophie Wilson, Geography Lecturer and Tutor at St Mary’s University, recounts the week spent teaching Geography with her PGCE trainees at Aklorbordzi School in Woe, Ghana.

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Responsible volunteering
The importance of responsible volunteering

With the rapid expansion and diversification of the volunteer travel industry, it is important as an organisation to be committed to sustainable best practice and working with ethical practices.

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St Trizah
Project Focus: St Trizah

The school has been transformed this year thanks to nearly 200 volunteers at the school since April, with good progress throughout the summer programme.

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Fundraising for my African Adventure
Fundraising for your African Adventure

Getting prepared to embark on your African Adventure can be lots of fun. Fundraising is a brilliant way to help finance your trip and utilise your talents and skills along...

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The Walk Centre
The Walk Centre – two months on

The Walk Centre primary school opened its doors in August, after 18 months of hard work and fundraising. Two months on, the school is flourishing and children are making the...

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Summer programme 2017
Summer programme 2017

This summer we delivered our busiest-ever programme, and were excited to see our 4,000th volunteer travel to Africa with us. Over the last three months we have delivered trips for...

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