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Menstrual Hygiene Day

Sunday 28th May, is Menstrual Hygiene Day, which is an opportunity to break the taboos, end the stigma surrounding menstruation, and raise awareness about the…

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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Isle of Wight Ultra Challenge

Last weekend saw our team tackle the Isle of Wight Ultra Challenge, walking 25km, 54km and 106km around the island’s coastal paths to raise money…

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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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African Adventures Foundation Project Focus | Food Security Programmes

In just over two weeks’ time, African Adventures staff and supporters will be stepping outside of their comfort zones to take on the Isle of…

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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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Introducing our new education programme!

We are excited to launch our new education programme, which gives CCOs the opportunity to take students (and staff) from their local schools on a…

Share Your Adventure | Hannah in Kenya

This week’s blog is from Hannah, who travelled to Kenya with us to volunteer at our partner school, Ungana Academy. Read about her experience…

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10 facts you maybe don’t know about Ghana

In Ghana you’ll find a vibrant, beautiful country with friendly people, stunning landscapes and miles of unspoilt beaches, making Ghana an ideal setting for a…

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Thank you | Christmas Meal Appeal 2022

Over the festive period, laughter and smiles filled our partner schools in Kenya and Ghana, as Christmas meals were handed out and balloons were blown…

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2022 Wrapped: Year in Review

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

Christmas Meal Appeal | Brenda and Wilson’s Stories

With Christmas just around the corner, one of our most special campaigns of the year is here – our Christmas Meal Appeal. This year we…

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Share Your Adventure | Lilly in Kenya

This week’s blog is from Lilly, who travelled to Kenya with us to volunteer at our partner school, St Trizah. Read about her experience…

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African Adventures’ new fundraising workshops

From skydiving to hosting a football tournament, there are lots of different ways to fundraise, but knowing where to start and how to organise the…

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10 facts you maybe don’t know about Kenya

African Adventures first started operating in Kenya in 2009, and now organises visits for hundreds of volunteers every year to support our 11 partner schools…

Share Your Adventure | Olly in Kenya

This week’s blog is from Olly, the winner of our Share Your Adventure blog competition. Read about Olly’s experience volunteering in Kenya at our partner…

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