I’ve heard Covid-19 is being referred to as a Business Class virus. In so many ways it is…

Africa is feeling vulnerable right now.

We are acutely aware that it’s the less fortunate in Africa’s informal settlements who can’t self isolate effectively who will suffer the most. Life is tough in most parts of Africa, and now more than ever, your help is needed. Past clients who’ve travelled to Africa with us would most probably have come across one of these, or similar, community organisations. These organisations are close to our heart and a dollar goes a long way.

UTHANDO is an NGO with an award winning model of Responsible Tourism and Travelling Philanthropy. With a network of cherished partnerships in tourism and community development, Uthando does amazing innovative work on a greassroutes level in Cape Town’s townships.  Donate 

HOOPS 4 HOPE is an international non-profit operating in underserved communities in Zimbabwe and South Africa.  Their concept of “ Ubuntu – I am because we are”, is more than a notion right now, it is our reality. The entire world is experiencing the same threat and we must work as a team to fight against it together. Learn More

CHRISTEL HOUSE SCHOOL helps children break the cycle of poverty, realize their hopes and dreams, and become self-sufficient members of society. These children’s families are informal, micro and small business owners who depend on daily sales to keep food on the table for themselves and those dependent on them.  Donate here

HOME FROM HOME provides supported and supervised community-based foster care for orphaned, abused, neglected and vulnerable children through a network of small, family homes in disadvantaged communities in South Africa.  For more info

In Botswana, NATURAL SELECTION has established a Covid-19 Village Support Programme where $75 will feed a family of 6 for one month; $300 will feed a classroom of children for one month, $1400 US dollars pays for one Elephant Express bus for one month.