Urban greening internship

GREENPOP

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.

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nonprofit internships in Africa

HLUMELELISA

Nonprofit offering horticulture training in prisons and to youth-at-risk to equip people with horticultural, entrepreneurial, and life skills so that they have an increased chance of finding work and becoming fully reintegrated in the community after their release.

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Projekt Ubuntu Cape Town

Projekt Ubuntu

A social development organization operating in Masiphumelele, a township on the outskirts of Cape Town. Via the Ubuntu Center they direct resources to the community and care for between 60 and 100 children every day. They also support a number of daycare centers that are run by the grandmothers and mothers of the community.

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Urban Harvest interns

URBAN HARVEST

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.

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Nonprofit photography Internship

PENDA

Penda is a young organization that uses photography to both create amazing experiences (Penda 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.

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environmental internships

THE GOEDGEDACHT TRUST

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.

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Remote Podcast editing internship

SUNSHINE CINEMA

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.

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Remote Business Development Internship

DIGITAL BUTTER

Digital Butter is a social enterprise offering digital marketing services to nonprofits for free. Since many nonprofits lack time and resources to set up a good communication strategy – even though this is very important for them to grow and get funding! -, Digital Butter offers a helping hand and a good strategy to grow along with.

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MB_Digital Marketing and Sales Internship

MONKEYBIZ

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.

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Nonprofit communications and marketing internship

THE BOOKERY

This non profit is on a mission to put a library in every school in South Africa! Since 2010 The Bookery has established 82 (and counting!) libraries in public schools. They also train local community members as library assistants to help run the libraries and get kids excited about reading.

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Animal Rescue Management Internship

ZAWS

Zambezi Animal Welfare Services (ZAWS) in Livingstone, Zambia,  is on a mission to improve the health and welfare of domestic animals in this town. They offer medical support, rescue, and re-home street dogs and educate children on how to look after their pets.

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Permaculture Internship

MSPC

The Malawi Schools Permaculture Clubs (MSPC) is a nonprofit aiming to teach children how to care for and regenerate their natural environment, to value their local resources, and to learn how to produce their own nutritious food. They offer permaculture courses and materials to teachers involved in after-school programs.

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Education and Pedagogy Internship

BETTER ME FOUNDATION

A nonprofit organization in Kenya that supports an Educational Center that provides education, food security, (health)care for over 300 vulnerable & orphaned children from the community.

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Female Empowerment Internship

SCALABRINI CENTRE

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.

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GHANA PERMACULTURE INSTITUTE

An institute that promotes permaculture principles in the surrounding areas and aims to stimulate productivity in the local communities, while working to maintain a natural ecosystem.

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Music Teaching Internship

Living Music foundation

Based in a rural community Uganda, this nonprofit organisation offers inspiration and positive life skills to children of disadvantaged backgrounds through music lessons.

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