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Responsible Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to see the world through another's eyes, learn about oneself, and see things outside and greater than ourselves. Working with 50% For the People allows you opportunities to network with other like minded people, contribute to urban and rural communities, and learn new skills in building, gardening and teaching.

There are opportunities to hear and learn stories relating to South Africa's past, hear inspiring stories of those overcoming challenges, and get involved in the education of a child's future.

50% For the People is committed to long term betterment of community development, education and building sustainably. Responsible volunteering looks great on a resume and is good for one's personal well being and self development. Become part of the solution!

 

 


Working together building a new house for this Massi family | Cape Town

Responsible Volunteer Work:

* minimises negative economic, environmental, and social impacts;

* generates greater economic benefits for local people and enhances the well-being of host communities, improves working conditions and access to the industry;

* involves local people in decisions that affect their lives and life chances;

* makes positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage, to the maintenance of the world's diversity;

* provides more enjoyable experiences for tourists through more meaningful connections with local people, and a greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues;

* is culturally sensitive, engenders respect between tourists and hosts, and builds local pride and confidence.


Responsible Volunteering |South Africa VolunteerWork Program|50% for the People|Volunteering South Africa