Starting in January 2022, we’re off again! We will send volunteers to South Africa. You want to be part of it? Apply until 30.09.2021!
We still have free places in our host projects!
weltwärts is a development policy volunteer service of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. With weltwärts, young people can spend 12 to 24 months in a country of the Global South or the Global North. weltwärts is global learning, development policy engagement and intercultural exchange.
Free host projects
Makgatho Primary School creates a place to learn and grow for primary school students from the Pretoria area. Under the motto: "Education is success", the young staff works to create a home for the children, who mainly come from poor backgrounds. Volunteers at Makgatho are responsible for the management of the school library, teach their own tablet classes and lead the "SoulBuddyz Club", whose lessons revolve around leading a healthy life.
The Sparrow Schools in Johannesburg offer disadvantaged children and young people with learning difficulties a chance at education to enable them to lead independent and self-determined lives. Volunteers at Sparrows act as additional support staff for the children in class, provide individual support and assist with other tasks that arise in everyday school life. This includes supervising breaks and administrative tasks, as well as serving meals together with the cook - wherever support is needed!
Masinyusane - "let us raise each other up". For over 10 years, the team has been working in the township elementary school of Port Elizabeth in South Africa. Today, every school has a newly equipped library and in most of them a and in most of them a computer lab. This is exactly where the volunteer life takes place. The volunteers help with the daily activities and can also contribute their own ideas. ideas. And with the little kids it never gets boring.
A computer with Internet access that helps you with many little things - probably everyday for you, but not everywhere in South Africa. The Village Scribe Association in Makhanda has set itself the task of supporting the community in Joza Township with technical resources through computer labs, thus giving them prospects for the future. The task of volunteers is to teach small groups of students how to use computers and other media - and they are also welcome to come up with their own small project ideas!