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Africa: The Final Volunteer Frontier. This vast continent is home to a huge variety of environments, wildlife, and cultures. From the incredible coastlines to the heart of the Congo jungle to the majestic Serengeti this place is really wild. And always in need of volunteer work. We organize a ton of different programs in Africa; you can help out in a number of different wildlife reserves like a wildlife orphanage in Zimbabwe. In Kenya or Zambia you can aid in community development or medical outreach. Or help fight the war against HIV/AIDS by assisting with awareness programs in South Africa. Guaranteed life-changing adventures. Read on to step into the shoes of people who have been to the experience this world for themselves.

Volunteering in Tanzania at the Kilimanjaro Teaching and Community Involvement Project

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Volunteer in Tanzania – Kilimanjaro Teaching and Community Involvement Moshi, Tanzania I first found out about GoEco when one of my university lecturers forwarded an email about the kinds of volunteering they organise and a teaching programme in Moshi, a town at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania. I signed up for 2 weeks of volunteering at the Kilimanjaro ... Read More »

Walking with Lions – Volunteering in Zimbabwe was the Experience of My Life

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Volunteer in Zimbabwe – Lion Rehabilitation & Conservation Project Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe I wanted to volunteer for a long time now, but I didn’t know what options were out there. When I started researching and found GoEco, I couldn’t have been happier. I was so inspired and excited to start my journey to make this happen. I originally wanted to ... Read More »

Simply Stunning – Volunteering in Seychelles at the Wildlife Conservation Expedition

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Volunteer in Seychelles – Wildlife Conservation Expedition Curieuse Island, Seychelles Flying over the islands as I reached the Seychelles I couldn’t help but smile, I was about to spend the next month living in paradise. The Seychelles are known for their stunning beaches, and beautiful tropical climate (in other words, my perfect place), and I was embarking on an adventure ... Read More »

Full On! Volunteering in Zimbabwe at the African Wildlife Orphanage

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Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage Bulawayo, Zimbabwe As part of a six month travelling adventure with my partner Josh, we spent two weeks volunteering in Zimbabwe at the African Wildlife Orphanage which is located just outside Bulawayo. This orphanage has been owned and run by the very dedicated Wilson family for more than 40 years. Our time there ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa at the Elephant and Rhino

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Volunteer in South Africa – Elephant and Rhino Conservation Durban, South Africa My adventure began in the middle of May; I was traveling by myself at 22 years old from the United States to volunteer in South Africa at the Elephant and Rhino Conservation project. After over thirty hours of flying I arrived in Durban, South Africa, and was met ... Read More »

Volunteering in Kenya | Discovering the Slums of Kibera

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Volunteer in Kenya – Orphanage and Teaching Limuru, Kenya My Orphanage and Teaching Project was located in Limuru, Kenya. I stayed at the Brackenhurst establishment and worked at a private primary school. The day at the school started at 9:00 and ended at 15:00. The day was split into three sessions, and three subjects predominated: maths, English, and Swahili. Religious studies and ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – Caring for Orphans in St. Lucia

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Volunteer in South Africa – Orphan day care St. Lucia, South Africa I always wanted to help people and children around the world, to contribute in their lives, and make a difference. Volunteering in South Africa was my perfect opportunity. I entered into the world of the Zulu Tribe. I learned their language so I could communicate with the villagers ... Read More »

Volunteering in Zimbabwe – Unforgettable Memories from the Wildlife Orphanage

Volunteer in Zimbabwe – Wildlife Orphanage Bulawayo, Zimbabwe My volunteer work at the Zimbabwe Wildlife Orphanage was phenomenal, one of those life-altering experiences that you don’t know how to begin explaining to others. But here’s my attempt: I was picked up from the airport by the owners. Coming from Finland, you can imagine the journey was long and exhausting, but ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – Big 5 Wildlife Safari Adventure!

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Volunteer in South Africa – Big 5 Wildlife Reserve Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa For my GoEco experience, I volunteered on the Big 5 Wildlife Research and Conservation project in South Africa. For three weeks, I stayed on a private game reserve. I have never grown so much or learned as much as I did during such a concentrated period of time. ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – More than I Ever Expected . . .

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Volunteer in SOUTH AFRICA – WILDLIFE REHABILITATION CENTER 

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 Volunteering in South Africa was the single most incredible experience of my life. I got to live in the bush, surrounded by incredible, exotic animals that I had only ever seen in movies, while having the adventure of a lifetime. I am a Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Bio sciences major, ... Read More »