African Adventures

Ethical Volunteering
Is volunteering ethical?

Is volunteering ethical? Some argue that volunteering overseas can do more harm than good, as volunteer providers neglect the needs of the local community and fail to create long-term change....

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School Geography Challenge
Day Four: Rift Valley Adventure Day

An early rise and the group head out on their Rift Valley adventure to explore the magnificent Lake Nakuru National Park, visit the Equator and trek down to the bottom...

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A special visitor from Kenya to the UK

Alex Maina, African Adventures' East Africa Director, writes about his visit to the UK to meet the team in October and the highlights of his trip.

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Trainee teachers learn a whole lot on placement in Kenya

Without the sun, Kenya is surprisingly cold. Despite the temperature and early start, I am so excited to welcome them to Kenya and help them start this amazing journey they...

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‘An African Adventure’ by Megan Ford

Megan, a volunteer from Richard Taunton Sixth Form College, recalls her African Adventure to Nakuru in Kenya where she volunteered at a local community school.

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Jambo from Kenya!

I am very proud of what we’ve achieved together so far. To see the change that is happening at the projects is incredible but also the impact our trips have...

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Akwaaba from Ghana!

Dan reports back from Ghana having had a good week catching up with staff and the projects and planning ahead for the busy volunteer season to come.

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Book your African Adventure this weekend at The Adventure Travel Show!

Sign up on an African Adventure of a lifetime this weekend for a deposit of only £50 with a free adventure activity on top!

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Festive fundraising for African Adventures!

Ahead of their African Adventure to Ghana next summer, Chesterfield College took part in their first fundraiser, a Santa Dash on Monday morning around Queen's Park in Chesterfield.

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Dan Mew – the British Youth Travel Awards’ Rising Star!

On Wednesday night, we were delighted that Dan Mew, our founder and director of African Adventures received the ‘Rising Star’ Award at the British Youth Travel Awards (BYTA).

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