Volunteer in Africa

Africa is a beautiful and varied continent, and its diversity is reflected in our host volunteer destinations

Each of our volunteer destinations in Africa has varying socio-economic challenges and, crucially, each is in need of support, which is why we get involved and why we need volunteers. We are selective in terms of our volunteer destinations. This means that we don’t commit to more than we can deliver, that we provide regular, long-term support to our partner projects in Africa, and that we give volunteers a valuable and enriching experience. We have formed strong relationships with our host communities, meaning that the locals embrace our work and support. Whether you choose to volunteer in rural Ghana, urban Kenya or the spice island of Zanzibar, you will have the opportunity to make a real impact.

We follow Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice for all our destinations: http://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

Ghana

Ghana

from £1,595

Ghana is a vibrant, beautiful country with friendly people, stunning landscapes and unspoilt beaches. Dancing and drumming are central to the way of life, and you are never far from a beating drum.

Wezu Ghana! We are situated in a very beautiful place but many people here suffer from poverty. I know how much volunteers help our projects but I also see how our people can educate volunteers because we can show you a different way of life. I promise you will have a warm welcome with lots of dancing, drumming and fun.

Siva Vordzorgbe - Ghana Director
Siva Vordzorgbe - Ghana Director
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Kenya

Kenya

from £1,545

Kenya is a country of real contrasts, with breathtaking scenery, incredible wildlife, and a popular tourism industry on one hand, and extreme poverty on the other.

My wife and I established The Walk Centre in 2005 to help the children who live on the rubbish dump in Nakuru. I met Dan in 2007, and since then we have worked together to bring volunteers to Kenya. We are proud to see children who started at The Walk Centre attending high school and embarking on their adult lives.

Alex Maina - East Africa Director
Alex Maina - East Africa Director
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Zanzibar

Zanzibar

from £1,695

Zanzibar, an archipelago off the coast of Tanzania, is world famous among travellers and tourists for its white sandy beaches and historic Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Karibu Zanzibar! I am so proud to welcome you to the island on behalf of African Adventures. Tourists come to Zanzibar to experience expensive hotels but, sadly, many people here have tough lives. The fact that you are coming as a volunteer means you will leave a lasting legacy on a beautiful corner of the Earth.

Samson Zuberi - Zanzibar Co-ordinator
Samson Zuberi - Zanzibar Co-ordinator
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