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Striving to bring about change in the Cape Town area; by providing volunteers and interns from abroad with great, life changing projects in South Africa

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23 hours 33 min ago
Winter Volunteering in Cape Town

A lot of people aren't sure what their plans are for the summer, with many people looking to spend their time overseas. For a lot of students, volunteering is something they've always wanted to do, and there is no better place to do it than South Africa.

In Cape Town,...

1 week 1 day ago
Culture Shock – A Welcome Departure from the Norm

Volunteering and interning in Cape Town can be one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences you'll ever embark on. You will face challenges that will test your knowledge and resolve. By the time you have completed your time with us, you will learn more about yourself than you can ever really know if you stay in your...

3 weeks 3 days ago
The Important Role of Volunteers During Cape Town

Wherever you are in the World, you will have heard various reports of the drought in the Western Cape. The Cape Town water shortage has made headline news, often with conflicting information.

Cape Town's resilience is amazing. We've come together to help each other out in circumstances that could affect any city...

1 month 1 day ago

5 ladies, 5 beauties, 5 intellectuals. Delayed and overdue as it is, hahahahaha, Sandra, Asrin, Lisa, Lota and Sara you already know that you are very welcomed in South Africa and of course at African Sunrise <3 .

I can assure you these are ladies who do not leave any stone unturned, for real. The first question I received, just a few minutes of meeting them was; “Tell us, how long...

1 month 3 days ago
Sunday Nights in Observatory

Sunday Nights - you've spent the weekend exploring the beautiful Cape Town area, and you need to chill and spend a relaxing evening at home before the start of your week at your internship or volunteer placement. Not keen on spending a night in? Why not walk to Obviously Armchair on Lower Main Road in Observatory, where you'll often find us! Sunday nights are...
1 month 1 week ago
On THE Island....with Annica


Robben Island- Growing up, I knew it as the prison on water; where no prisoner could escape.

After a decade and some years, I am on the grounds of this prison. I cannot help but imagine and feel the pain, isolation and hurt felt by the people who were...