At Roots Interns we are proud to partner with nonprofits and small start-up companies with ethical and sustainable practices; all organizations that are adding valuable contributions towards community programs, conservation efforts, or local and green economies. We offer nonprofit internships in Africa with these organizations in different academic fields.
Nonprofit organization that creates sustainable and meaningful change through the practice of yoga and meditation, enviro-education and leadership training at eight primary schools in Cape Town.
Nonprofit on a mission to (re)connect people with our planet – and have fun doing it! They plant trees through urban greening and reforestation projects, spread environmental awareness wherever they go, and activate people through green festivals and workshops.
Nonprofit beading project dedicated to reviving the tradition of African beadwork. The artists become breadwinners and community leaders bead by bead. As a result, women are financially empowered, crafters become artists, and the art of beadwork is revived.
This nonprofit addresses cycles of poverty that repeat themselves generation after generation in isolated communities who have little or no access to the greater South Africa. All projects (in Education, Health, Personal Development and Care for the Planet) contribute towards supporting rural children reach their potential.
This organization is South Africa’s oldest edible garden service that installs (and maintains) food gardens in homes, businesses, schools and communities. By helping South Africans to grow their own food, they are supporting a healthier, happier and more sustainable way of life for everyone.
Penda Phototours is a young organization that uses photography to both create amazing experiences (photo tours) and to generate positive change. Through the aligned nonprofit Penda Trust, the organisation uses photography as a tool to support important conservation and community projects in developing countries.
An NGO that perceives migration as an opportunity and are on a mission to alleviate poverty and promoting development in the Western Cape while fostering cultural, social and economic integration between migrants, refugees, and South Africans.
A nonprofit that converts solar power to social impact. They document simple engineering solutions in three-minute clips with practical information and how-to instructions and share these with rural communities during screenings and workshops across the continent, using a mobile solar cinema.
A nonprofit that works to implement long-term, positive change in the lives of individuals, families, and communities in East and Southern Africa. They currently operate to ‘Educate, Enrich and Empower’ in the following areas: Education and Enrichment, Health and Nutrition, Empowering families, Conservation, and The Girl Impact.