As the coronavirus outbreak develops, the FCO has advised against all but essential travel to Ghana and Kenya. Read our blog to find out more information about upcoming trips.
In honour of World Wildlife Day, we have created a guide for travellers on what they should look out for when wanting to take part in ethical animal encounters.
It is often said that travelling can lead to some of the best experiences of your life. Whilst we can’t guarantee this, we do have a plan in place to ensure that our Youth Development Programme lives up to expectations. Here’s how…
Here at African Adventures, we’re committed to doing better – for the sake of all people and the planet. We’re proud to announce the launch of our Green Team, a group of like-minded staff in our UK office who are responsible for assessing how we can reduce the environmental impact of our work. We’ve also...
Volunteering in Africa is becoming an increasingly popular choice for those who want to experience new and exciting landscapes and cultures but also possess the desire to encompass the altruistic aspect within their trip.
In our ‘Project Progress’ blogs, we explore the history of our partner projects, discuss the work carried out by our volunteers, and look at what our project leaders have planned for the future. This blog will look at Chaddy Mission School, one of our biggest partner projects, which is based in Nakuru, Kenya.
Taking some time out and putting your mind to a new challenge to give yourself a break from university or before moving into the world of work can be really beneficial.
2020 is set to be an exciting time, especially if you’re aged between 16-19. The start of a new decade offers you the chance to think about what you want to accomplish in order to make this pivotal period of your life the best – and most memorable - it can be.
In 2019, your generous donations to the Christmas Meal Appeal amounted to an amazing £2,149.78! Read on to see some of the best party photos we received from our partner projects.
As the start of a new decade approaches, we’ve been reflecting on the unwavering generosity of our supporters. Without your generous donations, and ongoing commitment to our cause, we wouldn’t be able to continue to support our partner projects in Ghana, Kenya, and Zanzibar. Proudly presenting 2019 Wrapped…
In part two of this month's Travel Tale, Will - our Volunteer Recruitment Manager - writes about his time volunteering in Kenya, how it differed to his experience in Ghana, and how his own perceptions of volunteering were challenged by his time at one of our partner schools.
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 Travel Tale, he talks about his time in Ghana, and everything he got up to whilst he was there...
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 causes. We're fundraising for our Christmas Meal Appeal this Giving Tuesday - read on to see how you can get involved!
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 surrounding areas. Please see below an open letter from our director, Dan, regarding the situation with the Kenya schools, and what is being done as...
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 donation on behalf of yourself or a loved one, and guarantee yourself a spot on Santa's 'nice' list!
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 Ghana, Kenya or Zanzibar before 11:59pm on Thursday 19th December 2019, and you’ll be automatically entered into the prize draw.
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 two about how to deliver a trip that’s safe, exciting, and memorable - for all the right reasons!
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 to travel next year, we think our Youth Development Programme (YDP) could be the perfect opportunity for you.
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 more support we will be able to provide to guarantee the hundreds of children at Dedzidi access to a better education.
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 when it comes to the last point on that list. For one family, the experience of volunteering in Kenya had an enormous impact. In one...