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Childcare in Cape Town, South Africa (14n+)

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Childcare in Cape Town, South Africa (14n+) - Experiential Education Limited t/a GVI
Childcare in Cape Town, South Africa (14n+) - Experiential Education Limited t/a GVI
James "I joined the GVI project in Kerala, India in 2012 and was thoroughly impressed by how well ran the set-up was and the warmness and compassion of the project leaders and interns. I felt safe throughout my whole three months there and felt able to apply myself and achieve so much. I would recommend to anybody interested in travelling or developing their volunteering profile and skills the GVI experi..."
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Cape Town
Table Mountain
Ends
Cape Town

Highlights

Start and end in Cape Town! With the volunteer/community tour Childcare in Cape Town, South Africa (14n+), you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Cape Town, South Africa. Childcare in Cape Town, South Africa (14n+) includes accommodation as well as meals and more.
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Apartment
Max Group Size
18

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  • HH
    Written on November 16, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Global Visions International is an amazing organization. The program I was involved with made a huge impacting helping children ages 3-7. During my 6 weeks volunteering I was able to see so much change in the children. From not being able to speak any... Read more

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  • TS
    Written on November 15, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had the most exciting and culturally immersive experience volunteering with children in South Africa. I arrived knowing little about the country, other than the existences of townships and poverty, and was so grateful that the first part of the program... Read more

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  • TD
    Written on November 15, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had one of the most challenging, eye-opening and amazing experiences with GVI this last summer. I arrived with an understanding of how difficult life can be for people living in poverty from previous travelling but it was still just as shocking to drive... Read more

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  • JM
    Written on October 28, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I joined the GVI project in Kerala, India in 2012 and was thoroughly impressed by how well ran the set-up was and the warmness and compassion of the project leaders and interns. I felt safe throughout my whole three months there and felt able to apply... Read more

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  • ML
    Written on August 10, 2016
    2.0 - Rather poor

    My experience with GVI in South Africa was very poor and i would not book another project with them. The womens empowerment project in SA does not exist and it was quite obviously that GVI had not prepared any project or workshops ahead of the volunteers... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 - Meet GVI team in Cape Town
  2. Day 2 - 14: Training & volunteer project activities
  3. Day 15 - Travel back to Cape Town Airport

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  • Accommodation

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Will there be any free time on program?

      Most Definitely! In your down time you will be free to travel in the local area and can expect weekends off. In this time you could take part in some of the optional side trips; Cape Town Cultural and Activity Weekend, Stellenbosch Wine Tour, Cape Town Wildlife Safari. Please note that you would not be able to do all of these within a 2 week duration. Before and after your program you could visit the Garden Route or travel up to Kruger National Park – the possibilities are endless!

    • Are there any specific times when schools are closed and do the programs still run?

      In December & January schools are closed. We always operate alternative activities such as holiday summer camps or doing maintenance task to ensure the upkeep of the centers which we work in.

    • What are some tips for volunteers travelling out to the field?

      During the winter months Cape Town weather can get cold especially in the evenings accommodation in South Africa generally don't include central heating.
      It is important to aware that we not only work in a children’s home but in educares for disadvantaged children within the community.
      Bring more spending money of you would like to do a lot of extra trips and activities during your stay

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    Vaccinations

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    Typhoid
    Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for South Africa. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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    Start and end in Cape Town.
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    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2107 for Childcare in Cape Town, South Africa (14n+), but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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