Heart for Orphans Quick Facts -

Heart for Orphans Quick Facts



icon_type-of-project Type of project: Social
icon_minimum Duration of the project: 2 – 12 weeks
icon_minimum Safety: Safe and secure location
icon_location Location: The project is based in the Western Province, South Africa
icon_airport Airport: Cape Town International Airport, Cape Town (code: CPT)
icon_minimum_age Minimum Age: 18
icon_maximum_age Maximum Age: None
icon_included Included:
  • Breakfast and Dinner (Lunch at volunteers own expense)
  • SIM card
  • 2 airport transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Laundry
  • 24 hours emergency contact
  • Generous program donation
  • 3 days orientation
  • Fun and rewarding lifetime experience
icon_excluded Excluded:
  • Flights
  • Visa (if required)
  • Travel insurance
icon_laundry Laundry: Washing is done at a nominal fee
icon_accommodation Accommodation: Volunteers will live in shared rooms with comfortable beds in the volunteer house or with a South African host family
icon_work_schedule Work Schedule: Monday through Friday – Spend mornings and early afternoons at a pre school/creche and afternoons working with vulnerable and orphaned children ( 7 – 15 years ). Also visit other projects, exploring local community and the natural wonders that surround us. Weekends you are free to enjoy your free time!
icon_menu Menu:
  • Breakfast is self-serve and provided by the volunteer house/host family
  • Lunch is on volunteers own account
  • Supper is a cooked meal provided by the volunteer house/host family
icon_outings Outings: Visit Penguins, Explore Cape Point, do Wine Tasting, Mountain Biking, visit to a traditional healer; or walk in the mountains with rap artist a heritage walk – exploring the Khoisan people (Original people of the Cape ), a gospel tour, visit Emzantsi Carnival project, turn plastic into art, learn how to make a puppet, take a healing journey with Themba, his drums and African songs
icon_required Required We want our volunteers to have an open mind, a love and respect for the less fortunate, and that you are excited to have a hands-on experience in our lovely country!