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“What you do not see, is not happening”

March 14th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Tania Sincic Co-Director African Sunrise There has recently been a big fire in Imizamo Yethu – a township/informal settlement just in the beginning of central Hout Bay. Hout Bay is a nice place with big mountains, [...]

To be a social worker intern in Cape Town

February 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Tove Byröd, SwedenHej alla fina människor! Jag heter Tove och är en 23-årig socionomstudent från Göteborg. Jag gör min praktik på ett boende för utsatta kvinnor här i Kapstaden, vilket till stor del beror [...]

Cape Town: the beauty and the poverty

February 18th, 2017|0 Comments

  by CJ ROPER, DIRECTOR, AFRICAN SUNRISECape Town - voted the most beautiful city in the world numerous times. When you arrive, you will be greeted by friendly people, and feel a warmth (besides the lovely [...]

A Volunteer’s Story on Cape Town and Helping Others

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Nellie Johansson, Volunteer, Sweden. "Du är helt fantastisk", "Du har ett stort hjärta", "Tänk om fler hade varit som du", "Grym är du". Dessa kommentarer har jag mottagit på Facebook efter att ha offentliggjort mina [...]

2 months as a volunteer in Cape Town

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Nellie Johansson came here in November to volunteer 2 months at a Home of Safety for boys in Athlone. She did an amazing job with the children and also raised a lot of money and [...]

Why Volunteer in Winter?

January 8th, 2017|0 Comments

By CJ ROPER, DIRECTOR, AFRICAN SUNRISEFrom our experiences, we’ve noticed that a lot of people who volunteer in South Africa opt to arrive at the same time as people who undertake internships, which is the [...]

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