Anybody can visit Africa. But if you really want to experience the majestic landscape, best meals, and have a chance to get to know the locals in a meaningful way, you’ll have to invest more than money.
One thing is clear about this amazing continent and all its member countries: It is on the rise! It has many emerging markets and is full of social impact organizations. The consensus is clear that Africa’s destiny will be driven by Africans, but you can still do your part by sharing your skills and experience with African led organizations that request people with certain skills sets to give them the edge they need! This sort of volunteering is commonly called skills-based volunteering or Experteering.
But, before jumping at the first volunteering project you see, here are some tips to make sure you have the experience of a lifetime.