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Volunteering in South Africa – Learning to Enjoy the Little Things

Volunteer in South Africa – Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Hoedspruit, South Africa From August 1, 2016 to August 15, 2016, I was fortunate to say I was a volunteer for the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Hoedspruit, South Africa. The location was absolutely beautiful. The surrounding area is filled with dry bush and trees but to the back of the center, the ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – T.I.A. (This is Africa)

Volunteer in South Africa – Wild Cat Sanctuary Free State, South Africa Besides the initial shock of lions, cheetahs, jackals, and other wildlife, most people questioned why my first trip out of the United States would be to South Africa and why a marketing student was volunteering at a big cat sanctuary. GoEco was the perfect opportunity to check an ...

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Volunteer in South Africa – Animal Lover’s Paradise

Cheetah encounters are amazing

Volunteer in South Africa – African Wildlife Ranch Western Cape, South Africa I was looking for a journey this summer that I would remember for a lifetime, and going to the African Wildlife Ranch provided just what I was looking for. I grew up loving animals, and as I got older, wanted to do more traveling. What a cool opportunity ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – A Home Far Better Than Home

Baby Kodi was a bundle of joy.

Volunteer in South Africa – Wildlife Sanctuary Hartebeespoort, South Africa Volunteering at the Wildlife Sanctuary was an experience far beyond anything I could have ever imagined. To me, what made the trip amazing was knowing that I was making a difference. Upon my arrival, I was taken on a tour of the farm as the project leaders explained exactly why each animal ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Dreams Come True


Volunteer in South Africa – Wildlife Sanctuary Hartebeespoort, South Africa África mía (my Africa)... there is no better way to call you… I left home with the hope to shake hands with my most sublime dreams carrying fluttering butterflies inside me, that always push me towards challenges. I felt like I was lost and found myself in a different dimension that transcended the ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Mother and Daughter Bonding


Volunteer in South Africa – African Wildlife Ranch Western Cape, South Africa As a parent of a teenaged girl, I was very concerned when she came to me and said she wanted to volunteer in Africa. I told her NO there is Ebola and it is dangerous there. I thought that would be the end of that, but a couple of weeks ...

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