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09 Dec: Computer Education in Malawi – Teach the Teachers

Our ‘Teach the Teachers’ computers initiative has seen some great progress over the last year. Our volunteers have been teaching basic computer skills to teachers, which has also given them ability to access diverse and up to date information via the internet. This both enhances their teaching and enables the teachers to share ideas and resources with each other.

18 Mar: Volunteers to give the gift of light

Naturally Africa Foundation (NAF) is continuing its great charity work in Malawi with the launch of their latest solar light project. Recently purchasing Sun King Eco solar lights, 1350 homes in disadvantaged Malawian communities will literally ‘see’ the benefits in the coming months.

31 Mar: Malawi suffers serious flooding

Malawi’s rainy season arrives in December and continues through until March. It is usually brings fairly heavy but predictable rainfall which is relied upon for the growth of crops which then sustains the population throughout the dry months.

24 Mar: So much to do with your free time in Malawi!

Volunteer on any of our rewarding projects in Malawi and you’ll be living in a shared volunteer house, overlooking the sparkling waters of Lake Malawi! This is a stunning location and its position on the shores of Lake Malawi means that there is plenty to do during your weekends and free time.

What To Do While Out In South Africa
14 Jan: What To Do While Out In South Africa

Our organisation sends a lot of people off to volunteer in Africa, with many heading over to South Africa, as part of our overseas teaching programmes. If you are heading off to South Africa, or debating whether or not to do it, perhaps you would like to hear about all the incredible things you can do in your volunteer downtime?

Why should people volunteer in Africa
13 Dec: Why should people volunteer in Africa?

Africa has had a bad rep lately. The media loves to cover war, killing, riots, disease, etc. The world sees death and destruction. But I dare you to challenge our Western notions of such a beautiful continent. I’ve volunteered in Africa three times over the past 7 years, and every time, my heart aches coming home.

12 Dec: How Volunteering Can Help You Get A Job

When you are looking for a job, people will often tell you that volunteering will look good on your CV, but why? What does volunteering in Malawi have to do with an IT job, for example? Well, we at Naturally Africa have improved the job prospects of many people over the years and here’s how