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The Amy Foundation

Crucial to its ongoing investment in Africa’s future is the company’s support for The Amy Foundation, operating programs to empower youth living in the challenged and vulnerable communities within Cape Town since 1997. Started in memory of young Stanford University student, Amy Biehl, who was killed in an act of political mob violence in 1993, The Amy Foundation contributes to community building programs and projects to alleviate hiv/ aids, poverty, gangs, violence and crime.

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2018 marked the centenary birth of Nelson Mandela, who in addition to being an anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader, was a philanthropist with an abiding love for children. To honor Nelson Mandela’s legacy and in support of his four pillars - volunteer, food security, shelter and education and literacy, staff from African Travel, Inc. volunteered and made a monetary donation to Baby2Baby, a non-profit that provides low-income children ages 0-12 years with diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child deserves.





Make Travel Matter - TreadRight Storytellers in Jordan

The TreadRight Foundation led a group of influential storytellers on a journey of exploration and discovery in awe-inspiring Jordan. The central goal of their trip was to gain a greater appreciation for and understanding of the Iraq al-Amir Women’s Cooperative’s important work and future goals, as well as the struggles they might face as they look to achieve them. Watch the video here. Looking to travel to Jordan? Visit here.





Sexy Socks

Sexy Socks is a charitable company whose mission is to provide every child in South Africa with a pair of socks to wear to school. These socks are eco-friendly, made with unique bamboo fibers and crafted by the local women in Cape Town. For every pair of Sexy Socks purchased by African Travel, Inc., a pair of socks is donated to a child in need.







Uthando, meaning love in Xhosa, is a unique non-profit organization which aims to raise funds for life-changing community development projects in South Africa. African Travel, Inc. supports Utando’s eKhaya eKasi “Home in the Hood” Art and Education Centre which serves as a community resource and helps with skills training and entrepreneurship.






Volunteer Opportunities

We invite all of our guests to volunteer during their journeys to Africa. African Travel’s Safari Specialists can facilitate those who want to donate their time, expertise or physical labor to a variety of projects in East and Southern Africa. Spend a day reading and making crafts with disadvantaged school children, assist at a medical clinic or help with repairs at a local community center. Just one-day of volunteering truly makes a difference and is sure to touch your heart. Make a lasting impact in Kenya by working with ME to WE on a four-day Adventure to Kenya

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