Where Volunteering Goes Wrong
This is one of the most elusive topics on volunteering so far and never really gets discussed much. How can volunteering not be a positive thing? If you’ve read anything [...]
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Educating Orphans and the Less Privileged in Africa
Statistics have shown that there are over 34 million orphans in Africa. Also, more than 3 million of these live in Kenya alone, and a massive number spread across other [...]
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What Can I Expect From Volunteering In Uganda?
Are you looking at volunteering in Uganda and wondering what comes next? Here’s a quick run down on how your trip will roll if you decide that volunteering in Uganda [...]
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How to raise funds without being annoying
Excited about your journey to volunteer in Africa but scared about raising funds to input into the community you visit? Here are some great ways to ask your friends to [...]
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Responsible Volunteering
Recently there has been a lot of talk in the media about responsible volunteering and ‘voluntourism’ as we see more and more that companies are putting profits ahead of making [...]
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African Scarcity Mindset
When a person or a community or a country lives in poverty, it kills any hope for the future. They make decisions minute to minute, not expecting any real gain, [...]
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The African Volunteer Aid Difference
The African Volunteer Aid difference When I first volunteered in Africa I was 23.  I’d never thought about volunteering to be honest. It was never something on my bucket list. [...]
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Orphans Are Not A Tourist Attraction
We want you to get the most out your time spent as a volunteer in Africa. We also want to make sure the communities you work with get the most [...]
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5 Inspiring Reasons to Volunteer in Africa
Spending time as a volunteer in Africa is an amazing experience. It’s a continent with unrivalled beauty and adventure. The experience is even better when you donate some of your [...]
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The Benefits of Volunteering in Africa and How to Get the Most From Your Experience
When you decide to spend your holiday time volunteering in Africa, it feels good. It feels so good that you are happy not to get anything in return, the reward [...]
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