Laying Foundations...Building Futures

Community Preschool Program

Who should apply

Anyone who loves small children (6 months - 6 years) and who wants to assist children and teachers in a traditional educational environment.


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 preschool

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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 £ 587 € 807 $ 984 R 9 750
4 weeks £ 1 000 € 1 400 $ 1 591 R 17 500
Additional weeks £ 227 € 318 $ 361 R 3 975
*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 office, 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

Volunteers sing “Wind the Bobbin Up” with preschool learners!

“Wind the Bobbin Up” became a famous local song at Bulugha School earlier this year when pre-school program volunteers began teaching the Bulugha School pre-schoolers the […]