Renovate a playground
This local town is located in a poverty stricken area with a massive 95% unemployment rate. The local municipal services are inadequate in providing basic services such as garbage collection, road maintenance and sewage management. The schools struggle with a lack of teachers, teacher enthusiasm and after school activities and the youth fall prey to dropping out of school, teenage pregnancy and drugs. The current state of the community playground is broken, except for the slide. You can help repair this and be the catalyst for change in this community.
Accommodation in Eastern Cape
South Africa’s ‘wild’ province, the Eastern Cape features expanses of untouched beach, bush and forest. This was Nelson Mandela’s home province, and is an area with some enticing attractions – among them the Addo Elephant National Park, with the densest elephant population in the world; the dramatic Wild Coast; and, of course, Mandela’s home at Qunu.
There are some spectacular private game reserves here, including Kwandwe, Shamwari and River Bend (on a private part of Addo).