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Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage

South Africa

The Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage is designed to give volunteers the opportunity to teach local children, care for injured or abandoned wildlife, and get fully immersed in the South African bush and culture. As teachers and caretakers volunteers are vital to the success of the program.

 

Spending your days teaching and helping care for the animals around camp. This can be anything from feeding an animal, to cleaning their enclosures or picking up a hammer and renovating their homes. 

Minimum Duration: 1 week

Maximum Duration: None

Sigagule Eco-Village

South Africa

Volunteers are vital to the daily running of the Eco-village. Assisting staff as they focus on early childhood development, food security, English literacy, social integration, environmental education, conservation experiences and entrepreneurial training.

 

Creating sustainable change and long-term impact for communities and conservation. By working together to grow resilient communities that are healthy, educated and with access to great opportunities, the poverty cycle can be broken and thus put an end to the poaching epidemic.

Minimum Duration: 2 weeks

Maximum Duration: None