Let’s #SaveTheCheetah As Our Planet’s Fastest Big Cat Races Against Extinction The feline icon of speed and grace, the cheetah is the fastest – and also the oldest – of all the big cats. Capable of reaching a top speed burst of 120km/h in just 3 seconds, with strides in excess of eight metres, cheetahs have outlived ice ages and sabre-tooth cats, remaining unchanged for three million years. Sadly, the world has lost 90% of its wild cheetah population in just the last 100 years, making the cheetah Africa’s most endangered big cat. There are now less than 7,100 cheetahs left in the wild, andRead More →

Johannesburg South Africa 5 Dec 2019 – An estimated 1 billion people worldwide volunteer each year, constituting a powerful global force tackling the many challenges we face in our world today. On International Volunteer Day, instituted by the United Nations and celebrated on 5 December each year, we recognise and appreciate these selfless modern-day heroes and the astounding contribution to they make to shaping a better world for all, including conserving our planet’s endangered wildlife. If the world’s volunteers were a nation, they would constitute the largest adult population in the world, behind only China, and would have seventh largest economy in the world, behindRead More →

If you are looking for a Volunteer Vacation in an exciting destination abroad, contributing to a cause you are passionate about while having an amazing experience, you will be pleased to find that you are in good company and have many choices. It is also great to know that there are many benefits to taking a vacation, and that a volunteer vacation abroad adds a bunch more benefits to ensure you have an amazing time on a vacation with more meaning and more adventure. Benefits of Taking a Vacation Everyone agrees that vacations are great – giving you a break from the hum-drum monotony ofRead More →

Around the world, Volunteer Vacations are rapidly becoming more popular among travelers who are looking for more meaningful travel trips and truly life-changing experiences. A vacation that will not only take them off the beaten tourist track and allow them to experience exotic places and the local cultures more authentically, but will also give them an opportunity to feel the joy of lending a helping hand. Read on to find out what Volunteer Vacations are, who is doing it and why, how Volunteer Vacations work and how to choose the right Volunteer Vacation for you. What is a Volunteer Vacation? Volunteer Vacations are not aRead More →

Hey what’s up guys John here and welcome back up an extended hiatus so I took another trip to South Africa and I spent some time with volunteer Southern Africa’s living with big cats program for those of you who may not know this is a volunteer program that takes place in a family owned farm but an hour outside of Joburg and you help take care of wild animals who for different reasons can’t go back into the wild . I’ve made a bunch of videos from this program in the past which I’ll link down the description but what I want to doRead More →

Hi I am Thaize hi I am Valentina we’re from Brazil and we’re living with the big cats . We went to visit a shelter and they had lots of dogs and cats there, they were abandoned . We felt really greatful that we could share some love there and play with them, at the end of the day we were really happy that we could help them and make them feel happier and that was really nice .Read More →

Hi my name is Fernanda I’m from Brazil and I’m living with orphaned rhinos . So we woke up pretty early and fed the rhinos . We clean the bomas it’s pretty awesome being around such huge and amazing animal and it’s pretty rewarding like to be here, I’m loving it .Read More →

My name is Alison Selsbie and I live in Fulham London I’m here living with the big cats . It is amazing there is a lot of interaction with the animals all of them are being cared for because they can’t be released into the wild all of the animals have history all of the animals are so beautifully treated and just now you know there’s a wedding going on here . So we just under rounding out it’s hilarious because they’re all in the back of a van trailing some hand all shouting come, come, come guys sorry the zebra the donkey’s the ostrichRead More →

Hey what’s up guys John here for my last volunteer project while I was in Africa, I flew from South Africa to Zimbabwe . Zimbabwe is a place where I’ve been a couple times before it’s known for spectacular wildlife and Victoria Falls . This program in Zimbabwe is incredibly special and I’ll let my friends Rob and Morgan tell you a little bit more about it . Hi I’m Morgan and I’m Rob and we’re from Australia and we’re the volunteer coordinators at the SA’s new program in Zimbabwe . This project has a big focus on black rhino breeding and conservation we’ve actuallyRead More →

Hi I’m Belle and I’m from Australia and I’m living a big cats . So the other day we got surprised by all the volunteer project leaders where all of the elephants were sitting in one of the dams that we have here which is really special anyway and like I love elephants when elephants are swimming I was really emotional just because I love them so much I was really happy it’s such a special thing it doesn’t happen every day . why would I want to be at home when I can like watch elephants swim in a dam because I love themRead More →