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Leopard and Predator Research in South Africa
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Leopard and Predator Research in South Africa

Overall Rating

10/ 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Community Engagement

    10

  • Health & Safety

    10

  • Day to Day Life

    10

My review

Volunteering with African Impact has been an amazing experience. It has opened my eyes to a type of world I wouldn't have been able to fathom without coming here. I appreciate things I never even thought about before. I am really pleased with every opportunity I have been provided with.

Overall Rating

10/ 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    9

  • Program Administration

    9

  • Living Situation

    7

  • Community Engagement

    9

  • Health & Safety

    9

  • Day to Day Life

    10

Big five research and conservation project 2017

This project has been one of the best experience of my life. I absolutely adored staying here and working on the project, as well as meeting so many new faces. It breaks my heart that I'll be leaving soon and if i got the opportunity to come again, I'd be on my plane before you could finish counting to ten.

Overall Rating

9/ 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    8

  • Community Engagement

    8

  • Health & Safety

    10

  • Day to Day Life

    7

Come explore, get inspired, and make your impact!

African impact has amazing programs all over Africa that one will, in no doubt, be right for you. Every program is extremely well planned out by thoughtful coordinators and no matter which program you choose, you will have the time of your life and go home as a better, more worldly, and more cultured person.

Overall Rating

9/ 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Community Engagement

    10

  • Health & Safety

    9

  • Day to Day Life

    9

T.I.A

''I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy'' -Ernest Hemingway
T.I.A, This Is Africa...it simply is, how can you describe Africa in one word? And add to it meeting new incredible people, saving the world, making a difference, feeling important, feeling happy... how would you summarize all that? You simply can't because it is so close to perfection

Overall Rating

9/ 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    8

  • Program Administration

    9

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Community Engagement

    5

  • Health & Safety

    10

  • Day to Day Life

    6

Volunteering with Africa Impact in Greater Kruger area

I have been completing this review after a month of my volunteering program ended. This allowed me to get some time to think about the project I registered in from a step away and see it more realistically and objectively. Although I do not rate the program as "excellent" it was a good, sometimes happy, sometimes boring, sometimes busy, sometimes disappointing but definitely it was a time/experience that will stay in my heart for a long, very long time...

Overall Rating

9/ 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    9

  • Program Administration

    8

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Community Engagement

    8

  • Health & Safety

    8

  • Day to Day Life

    9

African Impact combination project

The accommodation is amazing for a volunteer organisation. Housekeeping is great and the facilities available make the stay even more enjoyable - especially the pool and the boma. Every day is packed full of game drives for research, as well as community projects for the combination project. There is such a wide variety of opportunities available to make an impact here. The weekend trips also allow you to appreciate the surroundings outside of work time.

Overall Rating

9/ 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    9

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Community Engagement

    9

  • Health & Safety

    10

  • Day to Day Life

    9

Great experience

Had a great time staying at Dumela Lodge. The project meets your desires as a tourist while also putting you to good use in service of the environment and local communities. The staff helps create a positive social environment which completes the experience.

Overall Rating

7/ 10

  • Volunteer Placement

    8

  • Program Administration

    9

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Community Engagement

    9

  • Health & Safety

    9

  • Day to Day Life

    7

African Impact

It was a nice month with african impact. I'm looking forward to come back. Unfortunately the Photography project was not available. I think it is not possible to get informed so late about the availability of your project. The research part was very amazing.

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World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confederation