Feel free to use this supplied text as the basis for contacting your graduates to gauge the level of interest in your African Adventure. Please note, you will need to specify the details of your proposed trip, and your own details in the sections highlighted.
Your development journey doesn’t have to end when you graduate the programme. [LDP name] has teamed up with African Adventures to offer you the chance to volunteer in Africa alongside the friends and leaders you shared your NCS experience with.
You will be volunteering in [Ghana, Kenya or Zanzibar], providing much-needed support either by assisting in classrooms, helping to run sports sessions, or carrying out crucial renovation work. The trip will depart in [month] for [X] nights. You’ll experience what life is like for young people in Africa and will make a real difference to the local community.
There is a cost to the trip per person which includes flights, accommodation, food, and more. In fact, the only things not included are visa fees, drinks, spending money, and any vaccinations or antimalarial tablets you might need.
Most young people are able to fundraise enough to cover a significant portion of the cost of their trip. Fundraising is a key part of the experience and ensures the trip is affordable for all young people. Don’t worry – you’ll be supported throughout your fundraising to help you meet your target.
You’ll return from your trip with a brand new perspective, increased confidence and a deeper understanding of the impact that you can have on the world around you.
Ready to find out more? Please respond to this email and start planning for your adventure!
Your NCS provider is [LDP name].
The whole trip is a great eye-opener and will definitely change your life forever.
I have enjoyed every moment. I have seen what a big difference we can make in just a week.
I’ve had fun, learned a lot about myself and made friendships that will last a lifetime.
This has been the most eye-opening and unbelievable opportunity of my life.
Everyone that comes on the trip gains invaluable life skills.
When you’re at home you tend to take things for granted. This trip has made me appreciate what life gives us.
This trip was one of the very few life experiences through which my outlook on the world has been entirely and permanently changed.
Thank you for the most amazing and fulfilling experience of my life, the best thing I have ever done.
My outlook on everyday challenges and experiences will be significantly changed because of this trip.
They took part in activities that were new to them and learnt many new skills; they really wanted to make a difference.
I have learned to be open-minded and confident, and not to judge people, as they may have come from a tough background.