South Africa: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Who? What? Where? A few tips on choosing an environmental volunteer program.
Living in an isolated community in South Africa has presented a number of unexpected challenges.
My most remarkable wildlife experiences volunteering in South Africa. 
I made a surprising discovery about the country's wildlife and people—and I want to change it. 
I'd never lived outside a city. Now, I live amongst wild animals.  
Cathy Hue works crazy hours, lives in a little wooden shed and spends three out of four weeks in the bush. She wouldn't trade it for anything.
Zimbabwe is a stunning southern African country of sparkling lakes, forested mountains, abundant wildlife and fertile land. Unfortunately, these are not the reasons that the country and its president, Robert Mugabe have been in the news so frequently over the past few years.
Anyone with a bit of pluck can find temporary work abroad, says Susan Griffith, author of Work Your Way Around the World. It may not be all glamour, but there are loads of opportunities.
The challenges of beating HIV/AIDS in Africa are enormous—but the spirit of its young people may be even greater. 
Former development studies student and District Six Records founder, Dave Guenette, has introduced North America to some of Africa's hottest musicians. It's not about charity: it's about music.
Have a budget for six months of travel but want to stay a year? Consider picking up a short-term job abroad.

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