African Conservation Experience
Conservation work placements on game reserves in South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. Fees from £2,700 ($5,300) for four weeks up to £4,000 ($7,860) for 12 weeks, including flights from London.
Contact: P.O. Box 28, Ottery St. Mary, Devon EX11 1ZN, U.K.; 011-44-870-241-5816; www.ConservationAfrica.net
Wildlife Conservation Projects
Interesting conservation and volunteer projects throughout Africa.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.africanimpact.com
Convervation Projects in South Africa
A variety of volunteer social work and conservation projects throughout South Africa. See their website for details.
Contact: email@example.com, www.aviva-sa.com.
Join award-winning charity, Azafady, to volunteer on a variety of development projects in the coastal regions of southeast Madagascar. Project areas include health/sanitation, sustainable livelihoods and conservation; there is something for everyone on this project! Programs run for 10 weeks, 4 times per year starting in October, January, April and July. Please see web site for details. £2000 donation requested.
An award winning not-for-profit organisation dedicated to facilitating projects and expeditions that enhance global marine conservation and research. The field research of Blue Ventures projects is carried out by our overseas volunteers, who work closely with our field research scientists and camp staff. We are currently looking for overseas volunteers to work at our site in Andavadoaka, Madagascar in Africa.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.blueventures.org
Center for Global Education
Travel-Study Seminars in South Africa
Learn from Southern Africans of diverse backgrounds about their economic, political, and social realities. Emphasis on the views of those struggling for justice. Call for details or to organize your own custom trip.
Contact: Center for Global Education at Augsburg College, 2211 Riverside Ave., Box 307TR, Minneapolis, MN 55454; 800-299-8889, fax 612-330-1695; email@example.com, www.augsburg.edu/global.
Community Tourism — Trekking in Ethiopia's Highlands
Trekking facilities (accommodation, food, guides etc) are offered to tourists in stunning landscapes and hosted by local communities. The enterprises are run for and by communities in North Wollo, Ethiopia (near Lalibela). This is your chance to get off the beaten trail and see the treal Ethiopia.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.community-tourism-ethiopia.com
Eco Programs: Students Mountains Expeditions and Game Safaris [SMESA] Programme
Travel opportunity for students worldwide to visit and experience the World Heritage Sites in Tanzania. This include climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru; and Game Safaris to Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge, Serengeti, and Tarangire.
Contact: email@example.com, www.ecoprograms.or.tz
Responsible Travel in South Africa
You won't find a safari on this trip because South Africa has so much more to offer. On this alternative, socially responsible tour you will explore the troubling history of this complex country and marvel at how the people have emerged as a unified nation. Witness the ever-changing look of South Africa as we travel from Johannesburg to Umtata to Cape Town - from sophisticated cities to traditional rural villages to the townships in-between.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.globalexchange.org/tours
Global Seekers Development Expeditions
Volunteer in East Africa Program
Our Alternative travel services offer an unforgettable African experience, including educational and cultural tours in Kenya and Tanzania.
Contact: email@example.com, www.globalseekers.com.
Ibike Tours / International Bicycle Fund
Ibike Tunisia Odyssey
Small group, immersion, bicycle tours, designed to get you out of the box, enrich your life and introduce you to the rich diversity of the people, their culture and the environment of the area. IBF programs are designed to provide participants an opportunity to learn more about the world at a person-to-person level not usually available to tourist. Itineraries highlight the cultural, historical, economic and physical diversity of the area. Traverse the diverse cultures & fascinating lifestyles & beautiful landscapes of the coastal & Sahara zones of Tunisia. It is a wondrous array of people, architecture, cultures and landscape
Ibike Tanzania Surf to Summit
Starting on Zanzibar and ending with a climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro; extraordinary diverse scenery, friendly people, visits to national parks, development projects, traditional villages and much more.
Ibike Uganda Pearl of Africa
Uganda features: traditional villages, social programs, development projects, schools, national parks, wildlife, the extraordinary beautiful scenery of western Uganda and a lot of people contact.
Ibike South Africa Sojourn
Features include: wonderful meetings with people at schools, development projects, social & environmental programs, visits to national parks, and breathtakingly beautiful biking.
Ibike Mali Sahel Journey
Explore the lifestyle of the "Sahel", including a once-in-a-lifetime boat trip on the Niger River, visits to Timbuktu and the fascinating, culturally rich Mopti/Djenne/Dogon region of Mali.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ibike.org/ibike
Wildlife Volunteer Projects in South Africa
We offer Volunteer Work Placements on hugely valuable conservation projects in South Africa where your support is vital for the survival of many habitats and animals in Africa. Each project has been handpicked by us for the quality of the educational program, the passion of the teams and their dedication to conservation and wildlife.
Contact: email@example.com, www.kameleonadventures.com
Visit the Pro Poor Tourism project MARVEL at the traditional villages of northern Ghana
Do you really want to meet the local population of the traditional villages of Africa and interact with them? Do you want to live together with them for a few days and join them in daily activities? Do you want to contribute to their lives by giving them an extra source of income? Come to northern Ghana and visit the MARVEL project. Prices are around 9 euro a night and a day full of workshops costs around 20 euro.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.meetafrica.org
people and places
Responsible Volunteering in Africa
Offer several projects — in Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, and The Gambia — which enable each and every volunteer to make worthwhile contributions to communities of immense cultural richness, great ethnic and religious tolerance, yet often economically poor and in need of help, especially in the areas of education, business and economic development.
Contact: email@example.com, www.travel-peopleandplaces.co.uk
Volunteer Conservation Work in South Africa
Work at a Game reseve on the border of South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.projects-abroad.org
Real Africa Excursions Ltd.
Volunteer work visits and vacations, missions trips, school-college or youth exchange visits, cultural and community excursions, to Uganda and Kenya, for groups and individuals. Have you ever wished to go to Africa have fun and also make a difference in the lives of the people you meet? explore Africa while assisting those who are less fortunate?would you like to try something different?, come to Africa with us and make this an unforgettable experience.
Contact: email@example.com, www.real-africa.co.uk.
ReefDoctor: Volunteer Research Program in Magagascar, Africa. A small not-for-profit organisation which completes coral reef research and conservation on unstudied reef in SW Madagascar. ReefDoctor has positions in its volunteer research programme to anyone with diving qualification (min. of PADI OpenWater) willing to join in Ifaty for a minimum of two months (starting in November 2004 and then March 2005). Volunteers learn underwater survey techniques, including fish and coral ID skills, belt transects, quadrats etc, help to teach English at our local school and participate in our survey dives (twice a day).
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.reefdoctor.org
Save the Earth Network
Voluntary positions as English and maths teachers in primary and junior secondary schools, in rainforest conservation projects, youth work, agro-forestry in or near Accra.
Contact: P.O. Box CT 3635, Cantonments-Accra, Ghana; 011-233-21-667791; email@example.com.
Timeless Ethiopia Tour
Discover Ethiopia for its Timeless Treasures!!
Timeless Ethiopia Tours is a private Ethiopian owned tour company that offers wide selections of package, tailor-made and customized tours throughout the beautiful and timeless country of Ethiopia.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.timelessethiopia.com
Volunteer in Africa: Internships and Volunteer Work in Ghana
Participants are placed on worthwhile and meaningful projects that includes orphanage projects, street children projects, HIV/AIDS education projects, hospitals and clinics (health), schools, tree planting projects, churches, computer training projects etc. Participants stay with carefully selected, respectable and dedicated host families. We also organize 3-day and 9-day group tours for our volunteers, interns and visitors.
Contact: email@example.com, www.volunteeringinafrica.org/programs.htm