Laying Foundations...Building Futures

African Angels Independent School Program

Who should apply

Anyone who loves small children (6 - 9 years) and wants to work in an educational environment with some of the areas most disadvantaged children.


2 -12 weeks


Support teachers in the classroom with group and one-on-one interaction
Music, dance, art, song, structured play with the children
Resource development for the school
Assisting with daily running of the school and children; helping at lunchtime, play time and nap time

Download the full project portfolio

Volunteers stay in shared accommodation in a serviced and catered house overlooking Chintsa beach (single accommodation available upon request and for an additional fee).


- Shared accommodation
- Communal kitchen & living area
- Electricity
- Hot & cold running water
- Bath & shower room facilities
- All bedding and linen included
- Washing machine available for volunteer use

Click here to see images of the volunteer house on flickr.

Rates & Dates

Project Fee: 2016 Rates

Duration£ (GBP)€ (EUR)$ (US)R (ZAR)
2 weeks £ 600 € 840 $ 955 R 10 500
4 weeks £ 1 091 € 1 528 $ 1 736 R 19 100
Additional weeks £ 243 € 340 $ 386 R 4 250
*Above forex rates valid until 31st Dec 2016


- Shared accommodation in volunteer house
- Three meals per day whilst on project (prepared and served in volunteer house)
- Transport to and from project daily
- Support of our experienced on-site project co-ordinator
- Welcome Pack with all orientation and project information, meal and drinks vouchers for local Chintsa restaurants and bars, free wifi at the officel, free VA32 t-shirt
- Shuttle from East London airport upon arrival and departure (Mondays only)

Not included:

- Airfares and flights
- Travel Insurance

Project Start Dates:

*Please note that we request arrivals and departures to be on a Monday - alternative arrivals will incur an additional charge for transport.

See the calendar below for specific dates:

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Terms and Conditions of application:

- Volunteers must be aged 18+ to take part in the project.
- Volunteers must have a competent level of spoken English
- Volunteers must provide a certificate to prove that a Police Check has been undertaken in their country of residence
- Volunteers must supply payment in full before placement can be confirmed
April 20, 2016

“Hello!” from the Wild Coast Schools Volunteer Project

I short sketch caught in photographs by Anton – a volunteer on the Wild Coast Schools Project in Chintsa, South Africa.
April 20, 2016

Big Green e-Machine

A Day in the Life of the Big Green e-Machine – our solar panelled computer lab!