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Dear All Out Africa

Over 200 children have benefitted from our Homework Club. Since it was established in 2015, this study group has been an afternoon activity dedicated to our former NCP children who are in primary school. The main aim of this activity is to improve or strengthen their English, Mathematics and a bit of Science skills. With the […]

Dear All Out Africa

Over 200 children have benefitted from our Homework Club. Since it was established in 2015, this study group has been an afternoon activity dedicated to our former NCP children who are in primary school. The main aim of this activity is to improve or strengthen their English, Mathematics and a bit of Science skills. With the […]

An incredible experience that was

WOW. What an incredible experience that was. I’ve been wanting to go on an adventure like this for as long as I can remember and 2020 was finally the time. It’s only been 12 hours since I’ve left Eswatini but I’m already missing it so much I’m tearing up writing this, I learnt so much […]

Planning your finances for your trip to Eswatini and beyond

Not sure what to do about your finances when you travel to Eswatini and beyond? Here are some tips from our Team that will help with your planning: Cash and foreign currency   Emalangeni is the local currency but South African Rand (ZAR) is widely accepted. It’s a closed currency so you cannot purchase it […]

End of Year Christmas Party For Our NCP Children

As a child I always cherished the December holidays, especially the latter days of this festive month, that we grew up knowing that it’s Christmas holidays. I would enjoy the family gatherings, feasting and that moment when it was time to open the Christmas presents. Enough about one’s Christmas month upbringing and let me share […]

Why volunteering?

Everybody’s life changes a little bit after volunteering but in vastly different ways. Some starts to appreciate life, some break old habits, discover themselves or their interest. There are so many reasons why people volunteer. We asked our previous volunteer why volunteering is important.   The experience as a volunteer had a great impact on […]

Assessing our progress (NCP end of year)

It’s the end of another amazing year at all Out Africa. This is my favorite time of the year for many reasons, graduations, Christmas parties, summer fun! But most of all this is the time of the year when we complete our year end assessments at our Neighbourhood Care Points (NCPs) so we can see […]

GOING ON A SAFARI!

I still vividly remember the 7th September 2018 like it was yesterday. This is the day that will forever stay in my heart as it was the day I went on a safari for the first time in my life.  I received the news a week before my trip and my heart skipped a beat […]

What program would you sign up for?

“When you travel far enough, you’ll meet yourself”  these words were once said by The famous comedian David Mitchell. We asked the All Out Africa Team, what program would they sign up for? And the answers were diverse and inspiring. Take a look. -Tristan Diedrich, Cape Town Volunteer Coordinator “I would definitely sign up with Hout […]

Meet The Volunteers- Sophie Andrews

Where are you from? Hi there, my name is Sophie and I’m from Australia. What project did you sign up for? I signed up for the Kruger to Coast expedition. While in Swaziland I helped out in the sports development program, which involved going to a different NCP each day and playing with the kids, […]