Be Generous, Travel Wise.
African Parks takes on the complete responsibility for the rehabilitation and long-term management of national parks in partnership with governments and local communities. Their work currently covers 10.3million hectares in nine countries.
Mercy Ships deploys hospital ships to some of the poorest countries in the world, currently focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa. This organization delivers vital, free healthcare to people in desperate need.
Lalela provides educational arts for at-risk youth to spark creative thinking. Children are taught how to express their dreams and goals through arts. Everyday after-school, in the hours when children are most vulnerable to abuse, Lalela works to break the barriers of challenge, starting age 6 through grade 12.
Daktari Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage educates and inspires local children to value their environment and stimulate community projects. Every week, they host children from the local communities to teach them about living in harmony with wildlife’s natural habitat. They have a wildlife orphanage on site. Daktari welcomes volunteers for short and long stays.
Kgololo Academy provides an option of private school education at an affordable cost in the Alexandra township of Johannesburg. It is part of and backed by the Even Ground network of initiatives devoted to break the cycle of poverty through education.
Ubuntu Pathways provides a system of health, education, and social support in the townships of Port Elizabeth for community transformation. With Archbishop Desmond Tutu as chairman, the organization counts on more than 95% of its team as leaders from the community that they serve.
I AM UNDERWATER
I AM WATER helps people fall in love with the ocean, hence preventing ocean degradation. The organization works with low income coastal communities where, despite living walking distance to the shoreline, young people have never seen the world beneath the waves.
SAVE THE ELEPHANTS
Save the Elephants is one of the world’s leading organisation working towards protecting elephants. They conduct research on elephant behaviour and ecology. They work with wildlife departments and communities to defend elephants against poachers. They raise awareness globally on the threats facing African elephants.
KISANY LIVING LINENS
KISANY is a social enterprise that focuses on the high-end crafts training, employment and empowerment of vulnerable women in East Africa. Designed with love in Belgium & handmade with dignity by more than 100 women across East Africa. The collections are timeless and beautiful.
Na’ankusê works towards the conservation of the land, cultures and wildlife of Namibia. They run several projects to improve the well-being of the San Bushmen tribe, provide a second chance to countless orphaned and injured animals, prevent land degradation, and they stand at the forefront of human-wildlife conflict mitigation.
Spark Ventures provides high-impact nutrition, education and healthcare programing to over 350 vulnerable children in Zambia, through a partnership with local organization Hope Ministries. The organisation also partners with Ignites to arrange family-friendly visits to their programs.