Mission Statement

To enhance and promote a safe, fair, and sustainable future for both local and foreign students, non-students, NGOs, schools, colleges, universities, and communities in Africa and Asia. We support global friendship through culture, work exchange, education, and friendly tourism; we support the advancement of quality of life of the African communities socially, economically, and spiritually. Together with you, we build a healthy world community.


STAESA has a dream of equal opportunity and economic empowerment.  It is our goal to give those in need the resources and training they require to become economically productive citizens and achieve a higher standard of living - achieving as much as those more fortunate.

We invite everyone to join us and uplift the less fortunate communities through our sustainable development programmes, striving to achieve continuous economic growth in these areas.

NPO Documents

Students Travel and Exposure South Africa is a NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation) and NPO (Non-Profit Organisation) registered in South Africa, and all the 17 countries we work in.

We have existed since 1995 and work closely with groups, individuals, schools, colleges, universities, communities, and other NGOs to make the world a better place. STAESA has sent hundreds of volunteers to more than 50 communities in 17 countries in Africa and Asia. We connect over 100 foreign NGOs and individuals, school, colleges, and universities to programmes, events, and community projects across the two continents.

We also continue to work with our past and present volunteers to help us grow our work across Africa. Our dedicated STAESA team of volunteers remain committed to educating future volunteers of the rewards in volunteering with us and the benefits to our communities in Africa.

Apply to STAESA Now

Your application is read thoroughly by your country coordinator. We encourage everyone to apply since our infrastructure can handle many more participants. We want more people to walk away with a great African experience, so we look forward to reading all your applications.

Send an email to info@staesa.org with the following elements:

  1. Filled PDF application form
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Résumé

If you have problems saving or reading the PDF file, download and install the latest Adobe Reader. If you are still having problems, please contact us and we can provide you with another method of submitting your application.

If we accept your application, you will be notified via email