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Africa Unearthed


South Africa: Rural Areas
Swaziland: Mbabane

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks


Must be over 18


  • English

Cost in US$:


Program Fees Include:

* All accommodation for the duration of the program
* All ground transportation in country
* All meals (3 meals per day) whilst in Ecuador, South Africa and Fiji, except for the free day. We can cater to vegetarians and some types of food allergies
* Unlimited bottled water in Ecuador and when necessary in Fiji and Africa
* Some snacks
* Building materials needed for volunteer project
* Hiring of local skilled trades people to assist in the volunteer projects
* A monetary donation to the local host organisation
* Guided 5 day jungle tour (Ecuador) or 6 day island hopping adventure (Fiji) or 5 day Safari (Africa)
* All admission fees to local parks and sites
* All accompanying VESA staff members
* All administration costs

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Nutrition
  • Tree Planting

Typical Volunteer

Somebody who wants to explore a new country while giving back to the community.

Age Range


This Program is open to

South African, Australian, Canadian, European, American, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 20

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 Week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Job and Internship Network