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Volunteer in Ghana- Will and Noah on the beach
Travel Tales – Will’s Wanderings – Ghana

Will, our Volunteer Recruitment Manager, visited Ghana and Kenya earlier this year to meet our in-country teams and learn more about our partner projects. In part one of this month’s...

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Giving Tuesday - kids eating
Get involved with Giving Tuesday for the Christmas Meal Appeal

Giving Tuesday - which takes place this year on 3rd December – is a global day of giving that sees people all over the world come together to support charitable...

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Kenya schools - team meeting to discuss plans
Nationwide campaign of school inspections in Kenya

Following the recent incident in Nairobi, Kenya, we have had a lot of messages from worried volunteers - past and present - concerning our partner projects in Nakuru and its...

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The Christmas Meal Appeal returns in 2019. Pictured - students with a meal
The Christmas Meal Appeal returns!

The Christmas Meal Appeal returns this year, with the aim of providing every child at our partner projects with a nutritious meal and festive celebration this Christmas time. Make a...

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Win £250 towards your YDP trip. Here, a volunteer takes a selfie with children at a partner project.
WIN £250 off the cost of our Youth Development Programme!

You could WIN £250 off the cost of our Youth Development Programme this Christmas! To enter, just book your place on any of our 2020 Youth Development Programme trips to...

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Safe trip - students at The Walk Centre holding hands
How do we ensure you have a safe trip when travelling with us?

When you travel with us, your safety is our top priority. Over the past 10 years we have organised trips for over 6,000 volunteers, and have learnt a thing or...

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Gap year YDP - silhouettes jumping into sea at sunset
Gap Year to ‘Gap Yeah’ with the Youth Development Programme

Many young people opt to go on gap years before they start further education or enter full-time employment. If you’re aged between 16-19 and are considering taking some time out...

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A volunteer with children at Dedzidi Community School, the focus of our Brick by Brick campaign.
Dedzidi School needs your support – will you donate to Brick by Brick?

As the end of October draws nearer, we are imploring all of our supporters and volunteers, past and present, to donate to Brick by Brick. The more money raised, the...

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Our Communication on Progress Report is now available to view. Pictured - children playing with bubbles in Zanzibar.
What is a Communication on Progress Report?

Our 2019 Communication on Progress Report is now available to view! The report details how we are working to advance the SDGs and the 10 Principles, both at our partner...

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Mental health volunteering. A volunteer and a rainbow drawing.
Can volunteering help your mental health?

We often receive feedback from our volunteers here at African Adventures, much of which we find incredibly motivating, gratifying, and humbling. Some of the testimonials we receive are particularly poignant...

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