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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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2 weeks 1 day ago
The Everyday Struggles Faced by Homeless People

The Everyday Struggles Faced by Homeless People

No matter who we are or what path in life we're walking, we all have our own issues and struggles. Often, they are unseen ones that we try to keep to ourselves. Sometimes a private battle is one we are better equipped to handle...

3 weeks 3 days ago
Volunteering Liaison & Working with Refugees

African Sunrise is an all-female company based in Cape Town South Africa. They facilitate volunteers and interns and place them with a suitable non-profit organisation. Most of their volunteers and...

2 months 4 days ago
Be a Gamechanger – Become a Backabuddy Champion
Be a Gamechanger – Become a Backabuddy Champion



Backabuddy is a crowdfunding platform that's aim is to benefit community organisations and charitable campaigns. They've raised a collective amount of R 63, 063, 525, which has made a huge difference to the organisations and individuals who run the campaigns....
2 months 3 weeks ago
Voluntourism vs Volunteering – Know the
Voluntourism vs Volunteering – Know the Difference so you can Make a Difference

Volunteering and interning in South Africa can be one of the most fulfilling experiences you can undertake. Many of African Sunrise's current and previous volunteers and interns share their stories with us, and how their time in Cape Town changed their perception of what...
3 months 5 days ago
Interview with CJ Armstrong, Director
An Interview with our Director CJ



African Sunrise is an all-female company based in Cape Town South Africa. They facilitate volunteers and interns and place them with a suitable non-profit organisation. Most of their volunteers and interns are from Sweden, and some of...
3 months 4 weeks 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, your summer is our winter. And while it's not as cold as it is back home, the need for a strong...