Do you want to give yourself a break from work or studies and explore Africa? Are you looking for a educational, fun, life changing, and action filled sight seeing experience? Are you looking for an amazing trip for yourself, your family, or your friends? Travel with us to discover the heart of Africa. Nobody does it better than we do. We will make your short trip to Africa very profitable and splendid.
Come and join this exciting program which will take you all around your country of interest. It really makes you achieve your goals, not only as a tourist, but also as someone who really cares and loves changing lives. You are at the right place because this program includes a host family, traditional drumming and dancing, and 5 day tours to see the wonders of Africa. You will spend one night in a typical African village where you will be summoned around a lantern to listen to tales. Volunteer activities are also included to make your stay more meaningful. You can also combine this program with the language and culture immersion program. Participants can volunteer in a variety of areas including: HIV/AIDS homes, schools, orphanages, law firms, media houses, construction sites and hospitals.
The STAESA adventure program can last from two to three weeks. The program costs $650USD for two weeks and $950USD for three weeks. The program fees include accomodation with a host family, all meals, transportation for sight seeing, volunteering, airport pickup, orientation, and transportation for a night in a village. The volunteer will have to pay for the flight, insurance, internal travelling, medications, visa, phone and internet, and personal expenses.
DAY 1: Volunteers will arrive at the international Airport. The program participant(s) will be introduced to program facilitators, STAESA staff, and the host families. Volunteers will spend the rest of their day with their families.
DAY 2: Orientation at STAESA's offices: mini-adventure itinerary, issues regarding volunteering during the sight seeing (1-hour Guest lecture), field condition, host family or anticipated living conditions, safety issues, climate expectations, working projects, and related topics. Immediately after the orientation, the volunteer(s) will be taken for a short community visit.
VOLUNTEER PLACEMENT: Spend a few days of your stay volunteering at HIV/AIDS homes, orphanages and schools.
ADVENTURE: Spend the rest of your stay sightseeing. Your itinerary for your country(s) of interest will be sent to you as soon as we get your completed application form.
This program is currently operating in South Africa, Ghana, Togo, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Benin.