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Ghana Volunteer Programme 2024

This year, our Ghana team will welcome our biggest programme to date, with hundreds of people travelling to the Volta region to volunteer and immerse…

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Zanzibar Volunteer Programme 2024

Last week, Alex, our East African Director, travelled to Zanzibar to see Samson, our In-Country Co-ordinator for Zanzibar, to prepare to welcome our first Zanzibar…

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Kenya Volunteer Programme 2024

Last week, Fred, our Programmes Manager for Kenya, joined the UK team via video call to talk us through the 2024 Kenya volunteer programme and…

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WASH Programme launched in Ghana

After the success of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Menstrual Health Management (MHM) programme in Zanzibar, African Adventures Foundation has been awarded funding…

2023 Wrapped: Year in Review

As the end of the year approaches, we’re looking back at another memorable 12 months at African Adventures, made possible by you, our volunteers, and…

October Programme 2023

This Autumn saw one of our biggest October p…

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Summer Volunteer Programme 2023

This summer saw one of our biggest summer programmes to date, with school and college students, Scouts and CCOs travelling to Ghana, Kenya and…

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Top five things to do in Zanzibar

Zanzibar is world-famous among tourists for its white sandy beaches and historic Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you’re looking for a taste…

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WASH Programme underway at Kinuni School

In June, students from The High School of Glasgow travelled to Zanzibar to support the construction of the toilet block as part of our WASH…

Rams in Kenya Celebrate 10th Anniversary

In 2013, Derby County Community Trust travelled to Kenya for their first volunteer trip with 13 volunteers. Fast-forward 10 years, and we’re celebrating their 10th…

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Your fundraising questions answered

Fundraising is an opportunity to learn new skills, meet new people and raise money to cover your trip costs, but knowing…

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Water Filtration Project in Ghana

In May, STEM ambassadors from an American High School in Philadelphia travelled to the rural Volta region to deliver their water filtration project with the…

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Volunteers’ Week 2023

From the 1st to the 7th of June is Volunteers’ Week, which celebrates the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK. It is…

The benefits of volunteering for students

Volunteering in Africa is becoming an increasingly popular choice for many schools that want to take their students learning beyond the classroom. Whether it’s teaching…

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Preparing for your volunteer trip to Africa

What a start to 2023 it has been welcoming groups to our partner schools in Ghana, Kenya and Zanzibar for our Easter Volunteer Programme and…

Easter Volunteer Programme 2023
Easter Volunteer Programme 2023

April saw the start of our 2023 volunteer programme with college students, PGCE students and CCOs travelling to Ghana, Kenya and Zanzibar. Thanks to our…

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Fundraising ideas to try this spring

With the evenings getting lighter and warmer weather on the way, now is a great time to start planning your spring and summer fundraising activities.

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Why is global citizenship so important for students?

You’ve probably heard the term ‘global citizen’ in curriculum planning meetings and the Ofsted Inspection Framework, but what is it? And why should the next…

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