African Impact is Going Beyond the Roots!

Sending a shoutout to African Impact on this very special day as they celebrate 10 years of leadership and innovation in responsible volunteer travel! In honor of their 10th anniversary, African Impact has launched an initiative called Beyond the Roots, … Continue reading

Until Next Time, Zambia

I recently put together this video as a memento of my time in Zambia, and to give others a small glimpse into how I spent my holidays. For more on my experiences volunteering check out my previous blog posts. Enjoy! Questions about Zambia … Continue reading

Life Lessons From a Seven-Year-Old

A few months ago I returned from Zambia on a volunteer teaching program. I went there to teach kids in the community. But I came back home with the discovery that not only did I teach them, but they taught me. … Continue reading

7 Packing Essentials For Volunteering Abroad

Preparing for a volunteer abroad trip can be a bit intimidating and overwhelming. Above all, it is important to do your own research based on the work you will be doing and the location you will be traveling to. I … Continue reading

No Act of Kindness, No Matter How Small, Is Ever Wasted

Friday was a sad day. Not only was it our last day volunteering, but it was also the last day of Holiday Club at Zambezi Sawmills. We decided to do an extra fun day for the kids and take lots … Continue reading

If You Want to Make History, Make a Difference

The kids all seemed supercharged the day after Christmas. A few of the boys came to class with this same shirt on.. hilarious! One of the boys named Chile really wanted to learn about how plants grow, so we did … Continue reading

Merry Christmas from Zambia!

Merry Christmas from Africa! Another day, but it sure did not feel much like Christmas. It was a beautiful day outside and we spent all morning laying by the pool. I even got a nice crispy Christmas sunburn. Never thought … Continue reading