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Five things to expect when volunteering in Kenya

Africa is a continent of huge contrasts, with diverse landscapes, languages, and ways of life. This rich variety is reflected in each of our host destinations, so whether you choose...

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Book with Confidence for 2021

It’s fair to say that 2020 hasn’t turned out how any of us expected! At African Adventures, the Coronavirus pandemic has presented a number of challenges – not least the...

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Beth’s month in Kenya

Our Marketing and Communications Officer, Beth, spent four weeks in Kenya in the summer of 2012. In this week’s blog, she discusses her experience of volunteering abroad, and why she...

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10 Fundraising Ideas for the “New Normal”

Fundraising in this “new normal” can feel daunting. Large-scale fundraising events are now off-limits, and it seems likely that there will be some restrictions on events and gatherings for the...

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The Big Bike Ride
The Big Bike Ride – Three Years On…

Three years' on, African Adventures' Director, Dan, looks back at one of the biggest African Adventures Foundation fundraisers to date: The Big Bike Ride! It is just over three years...

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The island of Ukerewe

This week's travel tale is provided by one of our amazing Trip Co-ordinators, Laura, who tells us about her adventure to the remote island of Ukerewe! I’ve been lucky to...

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Looking forward to a new kind of normal

This weeks travel tale is provided by Rachel, Our Marketing and Communications manager. Rachel talks about adapting to a new COVID-19 influenced lifestyle and the heartbreak of realising her trip...

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Rosie’s Tanzania Adventure

In 2015, our Marketing Officer, Rosie, spent four weeks volunteering at Mangoto Secondary School in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania. In this week’s blog, we find out more about her...

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Antonia’s Ghana Adventure

This months travel tales sees a throwback to Antonia Howell's 2016 trip to Ghana with Poole High School. This first hand account of what it is like to volunteer in...

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Katie's Kilimanjaro climb
Katie’s climb up Kilimanjaro

Katie, our Trip Co-Ordinator, took on the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in 2018. In this month's travel tale, walk through the amazing adventure of a lifetime day by day...

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