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Projekt Ubuntu Centre Cape Town South Africa Children

Partner Profile: Projekt Ubuntu

Roots partners with NGOs and small start-up companies with ethical and sustainable practices; all organizations that are adding valuable contributions to community programs, conservation efforts, or local and green economies. One of them is Projekt Ubuntu, a daycare center teaching both our local communities and international volunteers about the principle of humanity.

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Roots Interns - GYTA 2019 winner badge - WYSTC

On Winning a WYSTC Award – and Loving What We Do

We believe that learning and doing good can go hand in hand, which is why we create meaningful internships with nonprofit organisations in Africa. We absolutely love what we do, and that’s why it meant so much to us to be recognized by the WYSTC by winning a Global Youth Travel Award in the category of Extraordinary Experience!

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Urban Harvest world food day food security internship

#WorldFoodDay: Internships fighting for #ZeroHunger

Wednesday the 16th of October, it’s #WorldFoodDay. It promotes awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all. Achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 – one of the UN goals – is not only about feeding the hungry. It’s also about nourishing people, by calling for action across sectors to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone. Today, I’m taking you with me while exploring the different NGO internships fighting for #ZeroHunger.

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Why you should consider South Africa for your Psychology Internship

Mallorie Davis interned at Projekt Ubuntu in Cape Town, a project working mostly with vulnerable children in the communities of Ocean View and Masiphumelele. She got to do many different things during her time there, to make the most out of her internship! Read more about Mallorie’s experience as a psychology intern in Cape Town.

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Penda Photo Tours Non Profit

Partner Profile: Penda Trust

Roots Interns partners with NGOs and small start-up companies with ethical and sustainable practices; all organizations that are adding valuable contributions to community programs, conservation efforts, or local and green economies. One of them is Penda Trust, a non-profit creating a positive impact through photography.

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Yara Verschuren at Lion's Head Cape Town

My First Time in Africa: Food Innovation Internship in Cape Town

Yara studies Food Innovation at the HAS in the Netherlands. She needed to do an internship as part of her study program – anywhere she wanted. She went completely out of her comfort zone and decided a Food Security Internship with Urban Harvest in Cape Town would be the perfect opportunity for her. After five months of being here, she is now sharing her experiences with us!

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Digital Butter Johannesburg South Africa Marketing Communication

Partner Profile: Digital Butter

Digital Butter is a digital marketing organization in South Africa, helping its nonprofit partners engage with their fans and spread what they are doing. Check out their partner profile to read more about this amazing organization.

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Interns on Pipe Track in Cape Town South Africa

Is it Safe to do an Internship in South Africa?

Your safety as an intern in South Africa is a common point of discussion – not just for you, but also for your family and friends. Laura tells you about her experiences in Cape Town, and gives you some tips and advice for safely interning in South Africa!

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Intern with two children at Projekt Ubuntu Cape Town

Why do an Ethical Internship?

Have you already considered doing your internship with a non-profit organization? Our Communications intern Laura gives you five reasons why it may be perfect for you!

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