There are many benefits to taking a gap year and travelling overseas for a new experience. We spoke to three gap year students about the pros and cons.
Cape Chameleon visited Butterfly Way Educare in Vrygrond, to find out how the staff and overseas volunteers spend their day with the children.
Volunteers from Projects Abroad donated 67 minutes of their time to various community projects in Cape Town in honour of Mandela Day 2017.
She misses her bed the most. It did not survive the fire. Nothing did. Not even the family cat.
A day devoted to giving back and service in honor of the late Nelson Mandela who devoted his life to making positive change.
NGO Projects Abroad set up a disaster relief project to provide aid to those affected by the earthquakes that devastated Nepal.
Volunteer, Melike Sevim organised a sports day for kids from the township of Capricorn, held in Zandvlei, a lovely green area perfect for energetic kids.
What is it like to volunteer in Cape Town, South Africa you may ask? From my own experience, it is amazing.
A day devoted to the legacy of Nelson Mandela that encourages people to honour his memory through acts of community service.
On World Homeless Day, Projects Abroad Human Rights Office helped the local community by handing out sandwiches for those living on the streets of Parow.
If global capitalism had a face, it would not be a corporate CEO, but the multitudes whose poverty and dispossession make his extravagant life possible.
Caroline Borg spent a week at the Projects Abroad surfing project to see how the activity was helping the various groups they work with.
Where Rainbows Meet and the volunteers fund-raise to give children in townships of Vrygrond and Over-come Heights a real Christmas experience.
Where Rainbows Meet organised an event in for women in Vrygrond and the surrounds. There were motivational talks and performances to celebrate Women’s Day.
Sunday, 1 March, the famous Cape Town peninsula mountain range was ablazed with fire. Authorities estimate that roughly 5,000 hectares have been affecte.
Wild at Tuli is a conservation camp in Botswana, home to over 400 animals. One of the main challenges is the lack of food due to the drought.