Africa: A Destination for Volunteer Work or Holiday

The natural beauty of Africa which includes vegetation, wild life and old civilizations, has been spoilt by the over indulgence and greed of man. There are two main reasons why Africa attracts people from all over the world; travelling in Africa to experience the fantastic biodiversity of the continent and volunteer work for the betterment of the environment and the rural population of different countries in Africa. Many NGO s and International agencies are working on many projects such as Volunteer Africa where volunteers can go and work on environmental and health projects in different parts of Africa. Leisure and adventure travel in Africa is also popular and many good travel and tour companies offer guided and other tour packages to suit the taste and budget of different kinds of travelers.Volunteer Africa projects aim at working in Africa to make a difference to the lives of local communities of Africa. Community development being the main aim of Volunteer Africa, it works and spends all its resources on projects that will directly affect the lives of rural Africans.Adventure travel Africa is becoming more popular as Africa is fast becoming the preferred destination for adventure tourists from all round the world. There is a wide variety of adventure to choose from in Africa; adventurous treks across the savannahs or grasslands; the awesome Serengeti which is a unique ecosystem which hosts the largest mammal migration on the earth and which is considered as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. It can also include wildlife safaris where one can see all the animals that urban people see in zoos from really close quarters.


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