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Sarah does Soweto Orphanage in South Africa

Sarah does Soweto Orphanage in South Africa

Date:Saturday, 29 September 2018

Boarding the plane was the most nerve racking thing I have ever done. I was by myself at only 19 and about to leave New Zealand for the first time! But I was also the most excited I had ever been in my life for the very same reasons.
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No Laughing Matter | Hyenas in South Africa

No Laughing Matter | Hyenas in South Africa

Date:Monday, 16 April 2018

Monday, 12th March, had the research team at one of our South African projects, rapidly responding to a call concerning one of Namibia’s “laughing” residents. This time it wasn’t a leopard taking centre stage, but a hyena. ...

Alicia's Experience in South Africa

Alicia's Experience in South Africa

Date:Thursday, 26 October 2017

I always wanted to do a project with animals and I really wanted to help volunteer to protect them! Not many people get to say they experienced wildlife so hands on. I thought the work would be more full-on and hard, but it was so much fun! ...

5 Things to Pack for Africa

5 Things to Pack for Africa

Date:Monday, 26 June 2017

We'll help you out with what to pack for your trip to Africa.

Here's the 5 most important things to take. ...

Liana's Trip of a Lifetime at Welgevonden!

Liana's Trip of a Lifetime at Welgevonden!

Date:Monday, 3 April 2017

While the idea of travelling across the globe to undertake a two-month volunteer experience in a country you know nothing about isn't everyone's cup of tea-there's always those adventurous-by-nature sorts who I want to talk to now, so as corny as ...

Why You Just Need To Do The Kruger Tour

Why You Just Need To Do The Kruger Tour

Date:Wednesday, 22 February 2017

For the girls who were brave enough we signed up to do the big swing. A 70 meter drop into a gorge backwards and then into a giant swing. My legs shook and knees buckled as we were told to lean back. I somehow managed to get on the lap of the girl ...

Rachella's time at the South Africa Dream Horse Safari

Rachella's time at the South Africa Dream Horse Safari

Date:Wednesday, 9 November 2016

When I first got to the South Africa Dream Horse Safari, I was super nervous. Such a new situation with so many new people!
So many questions and thoughts ran through my head. I did not quite know what to expect... ...

Volunteering is for guys too

Volunteering is for guys too

Date:Monday, 14 March 2016

Read about Kiwi Matt's time in South Africa volunteering at three different projects, his new tattoo (maybe) and why if you're a guy you need to do this too! ...

Rhino Guardian Project

Rhino Guardian Project

Date:Monday, 14 March 2016

I've done nothing more, so far, than describe to you exactly what we did on this project. There's no exaggeration here, I've not been handed a bribe to do this. I'm just writing from the heart. And that really is what has been affected by this ...

Erika making a difference she'll never forget

Erika making a difference she'll never forget

Date:Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Being at the orphanage you learn a lot about the children and Soweto, but along the way you discover who you are more than anything.
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Welgevonden Big 5 - Hard to pronounce - Easy to love!

Welgevonden Big 5 - Hard to pronounce - Easy to love!

Date:Thursday, 19 November 2015

by Pip Myram, Assistant Volunteer Co-ordinator at Welgevonden Game Reserve.
Having been a volunteer myself in South Africa, I can remember what I wanted out of my time while volunteering: I expected to meet new people, ...

South Africa will steal your heart

South Africa will steal your heart

Date:Thursday, 14 May 2015

Visiting several volunteer projects in South Africa is a really tough part of my job. :-) Not only do I get to catch up with some awesome kiwis on the projects but I get to return to South Africa once again. ...

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