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"My first week here was amazing! I could never imagine I would have this much fun and learn that much from the kids. Everybody should do it once."

Victor, Brazil
Wild Coast Schools Project

"It's not easy work because there are almost 14 kids everyday, but all the hard work is rewarded by their smiles and the excited "bye-bye" that I get everyday."

Patricia, Brazil
Community Preschool Project

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Volunteer Projects in South Africa

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Browse our volunteer projects by catagory. All of the projects are based in Chintsa, South Africa and are run directly by Volunteer Africa 32 Degrees South (VA32). All projects and initiatives benefit the local community or environment in this area.

Project of the Month

Wild Coast Schools Project

Volunteer in Schools in South Africa teaching computer literacyHelp children in the rural Eastern Cape of South Africa, to grasp the modern world of computers, in this technology driven world. Without these vital skills rural learners cannot compete in the world of employment once they have completed their school education.

Volunteer teaching computer literacy in rural primary schools every morning, spend the afternoons facilitating sports development and arts initiatives.

This project requires creativity and enthusiasm - make your mark, lead by example, make a difference.

Location: Chintsa, South Africa
Duration: 2+ weeks
Price: from $ 791 / £ 465 / € 565

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Latest News & Blogs

Working with EDventures in Rural South African Communities

VA32's group volunteer programs are supported this year by our new partner EDventure International (who work in collaboration with tour operator Pangea Trails). Our group projects offer parties of school, college and university students, sports teams and special interest groups, the opportunity to take part in hands-on initiatives in community development in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

ertasten den Lehrerberuf in Suedafrika

Von Marina und Miriam

Seit nun gut vier Monaten sind wir im unglaublichen Chintsa. Wir koennen uns zu den gluecklichen Studentinnen der Universitaet Nuernberg zaehlen, die die Chance ergattert haben, in Suedafrika unterrichten zu duerfen. Das wurde uns durch die Partnerschaft der drei Saeulen BuccaneersVolunteer Africa 32 und der Friedrich Alexander Universitaet Nuernberg ermoeglicht.

Student Teaching Abroad in South Africa

For the past few years Volunteer Africa 32 Degrees South (VA32) has been working to form partnerships with several US and UK universities to offer student teachers, psychologists, social scientists and other professions, the opportunity to extend and develop their skills through hands-on experience teaching on the VA32 Wild Coast Schools Education Projects.

Minha experiência como voluntário na África do Sul

Experiência única, mil sentimentos. Viagem difícil de ser descrita, mas facilmente de ser lembrada na memória. Os sorrisos não serão esquecidos, assim com os nomes muitas vezes foram. Pais novo, vilarejo pequeno, língua (bem) diferente e muita história para contar.

The Other Half by A. Hafnor - a volunteer who joined us in 2012 on a group volunteer project

"Winding the Bobbin Up" with
pre-school learners on the Community Pre-schools Project

What's the Xhosa Word for Drama?

A Lesson in Translation and a Whole New Experience on the Wild Coast Schools Project in South Africa

By Charlotte

Last term I started drama club at Chintsa East. This isn’t as easy as it sounds. For several weeks I tramped up to drama to discover, a few, (if any) children...


Awonke's Grahamstown Science Fair Blog

Recently there was a National Science Fest. held in the creative little town of Grahamstown. The grade 4 learners from African Angels Independent School took this opportunity to get involved in a bit of science and a lot of fun! Having been taking part in some computer classes at school Awonke wanted to write about his time in Grahamstown for the vlog - here goes!