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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 thei
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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.
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Malawi suffers serious flooding

Intense rainfall causes severe 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. Ho
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So much to do with your free time in Malawi!

Volunteers enjoy a real range of activities during their stay 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 sh
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Health Benefits Of Volunteering Abroad

A study undertaken by medical review board has concluded that volunteering has numerous health benefits, but why? We all know the emotional benefits you receive from volunteering: a sense of self-worth, confidence building, a new perspective are to name but a few. However, the idea th
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Our fantastic new volunteer programmes in South Africa!

We’re excited to be offering four new volunteer opportunities in the beautiful Wild Coast region of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. The Wild Coast is a truly stunning region of this diverse country and these new volunteer projects provide very worthwhile and rewarding experiences whilst
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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
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Why should people volunteer in Africa?

Testimonial from a recent volunteer, Lindsay Grimes, who is a nurse in the UK “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 c
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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 her
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Testimonial from Kirsty McHattie

Volunteering in Africa Kirsty McHattie, Trainee Teacher “When deciding to volunteer in Africa I was stuck for choice with so many great organisations offering volunteering opportunities. With regards my decision making it came down to the ethos of the organisation, type of exper
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