Give back to others, see spectacular sights and cultures and have fun on a life changing experience

“Had a fun and exciting trip and loved to try and help some parts of the community.”

“I will miss Cape Town and all of the friends that I have made while being here. An experience is to be had everywhere I went!”

 FAST FACTS

Swaziland
2-12 Weeks
 Starting at $1157
10%
Lidwala Lodge
3 meals per day
First Monday of the Month

Flights are not included in the cost.

Build a Future

The Build a Future Project aims to assist vulnerable children through building basic shelters, gardens, water systems and other physical structures needed at households and care points. At the same time you will be transferring skills, providing basic accommodation and helping give communities’ encouragement and motivation to improve the quality of life. The project uses locally sourced building materials where possible and local methods. We construct mud bricks using a locally made compressor and use other local materials wherever possible. This project caters to volunteers wanting to make a difference but also to groups who want to be involved in larger scale building projects.

Project Background

The Kingdom of Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland) has the world’s highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates, with approximately 31% of the population being infected. In 2010 it was estimated that there were close to 200,000 orphaned children in the Kingdom due to HIV/AIDS. Many more children are now without a parent and live with an extended family that already has stretched resources. Unemployment is high, approximately 39% of Swazi’s are without a job, which rises considerably to 53% among youth. About 66% of the population is unable to meet basic food needs, while 43% live in chronic poverty. Children are particularly vulnerable and often are in desperate need of help and support.

This project involves working with a number of small care centers, called Neighbourhood Care Points (NCP’s) and other non-profit organizations in Eswatini who are assisting orphans and vulnerable children. The specific aims of these centers vary but in general, they provide orphaned and vulnerable children with food, care, pre-school education, and a safe environment.

Accommodation & Meals

During your stay, you will be accommodated in an award-winning Lidwala Lodge in Ezulwini Valley. Three meals a day will also be provided, some on a self-serve basis and others cooked for you. 

Project Start Dates

The start date for this project is the first Monday of the month throughout the year, with the exception of December when the project is closed.

Included in the Cost

● Comprehensive 24 hours, 7 days a week support from All Out Africa

● Volunteer projects specifically designed to enable you to make an active contribution During your stay

● Support of volunteer project coordinators who are experts in their fields which ensure the volunteer experience is valuable

● Comprehensive orientation to the country, its culture and your role As a volunteer, upon arrival

● All food and accommodation throughout your stay

Where Your Project Fee Goes

By signing up with us you are donating your time and skills to work directly with communities in need through a structured project.   There are many benefits of volunteering with an organization like ours. Sometimes it is hard to find projects to support in a foreign country that are safe, worthwhile and reputable. When you sign-up for one of our projects for 2 or 12-weeks, you become part of a bigger, sustainable plan that our team of qualified staff has carefully crafted. You will also receive travel and visa support, orientation, a safe place to stay, logistical support, in addition to clear expectations of the work you will do. This is why we charge a fee for volunteering or interning abroad.

Your project fee goes towards a company you can trust, an experience that is worthwhile and an opportunity that will make a positive and sustainable impact on the community you have chosen to serve.

Not Included in the Fee

8 Local transport fares to your projects

8 Medical/Travel Insurance

8 All Flights & Visas

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