Entries by aoa

All Out Africa goes to Royal Jozini

The beautiful kingdom of Eswatini has some exciting news for our Interns! We have secured a new conservation project placement at Royal Jozini which is nestled between the magnificent Lubombo Mountains and spectacular Lake Jozini in the southeast of eSwatini (Swaziland), a low-risk Malaria area just 9kms from the South African border.   The Royal […]

How does the sports development volunteer program contribute to the UNSDG?

Playing sports during the preschool and primary years encourages a child not only to follow an active lifestyle throughout their lives, but also teaches valuable social skills that will assist them in their future careers. Our Sports Development Project in Eswatini aims to improve the well-being of disadvantaged children and youth within the semi-rural Swazi […]

My African experience

Sanibonani, The beginning of the trip For those who don’t know, I took a second big trip to South Africa and Eswatini. This trip was not only travelling, it included also volunteering. So first thing first. Back home, I was searching if it was possible to travel and to my surprise it was possible. But […]

Education in Eswatini (Swaziland)

Education in Eswatini (Swaziland) is of major importance for the country’s future development. Formal learning is essential for most people’s successful growth and development. It is also the key to a bright future, especially in Eswatini where the unemployment rate pre-COVID was 22% and where youth unemployment is the third highest in the world. Education […]

My third anniversary working for All Out Africa

While sipping my first cup of tea this morning, my morning fix, LinkedIn notifications pop up on my phone screen. My initial thought was that I must have received a ton of replies from a comment I made in one of my connection’s posts. As I browse through the Linkedin app, I began reading, congratulations […]

One special day in the All Out Africa story

It was one very special day.  That day in January 2020, was a moment when the All Out Africa staff team created their very own adventure to change lives.  With the majestic backdrop of Wide Horizons Mountain Retreat and the embracing sounds of nature, 25 of us gathered to smile at past successes and to […]

Mozambique beach tours from Eswatini (Swaziland)

Mozambique beach tours from Eswatini (Swaziland) have been a regular occurrence for us since early 2004. Covid travel restrictions have made leisure travel from Eswatini (Swaziland) to Mozambique virtually impossible for the past year, but things may be about to improve. With the daily infection rate currently dropping in both Mozambique and Eswatini (Swaziland) it […]

A devastating time for our decade-long database.

At the All Out Africa Marine Research Centre we have, like everyone through 2020, had an extremely quiet time. This has been devastating for our decade-long database now near-on a 12-month data gap. All has not been lost, however! Over the last couple of weeks, we were able to jump on a few of the […]

Nature Conservation

Biodiversity surveys are our engine to our care for nature and its conservation. Our amazing team at the Savannah Research Center continuously collects our data regardless of all circumstances. Small mammals are their favourite taxa to do. It’s always a pleasure for them to wake up and go to the bush to get some data. […]

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc with our Social Projects Eswatini

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc with our Social Projects Eswatini. The NCPs supported by All Out Africa has lost all the vibe and oomph they contained before the pandemic took over. Infectious laughter, hugging, and running around of happy little souls were always the order of the day. All this beautiful mood has since […]