Gap Year Programs in Africa

Why Take a Gap Year in Africa

Taking part in a gap year program in Africa is an experience like no other. You will encounter amazingly diverse wildlife and explore landscapes completely unique to the continent.

All of our Africa programmes include free time to travel with new friends and explore the diversity of scenery and opportunities for adventure that Africa offers.


Volunteer Projects in Africa

Africa is a great place to volunteer and make an impact during your trip. Be it medical volunteering or teaching, you will really see the impact of your work, helping under-resourced healthcare facilities or educating impoverished children.

All of Gapforce’s projects are thoroughly long-term and sustainable, so you can be sure that the time you put in is part of a broader vision and programme of support. Volunteering in Africa will give you the perfect opportunity to learn about this amazing continent and the cultures its people live day-to-day.

Gap Year Programs in Africa

Gap Year Programs in Africa

If Africa sounds like your dream destination, the next step is to join one of our programs.

Africa projects:

GHANA JOURNALISM INTERNSHIP

Duration 4 - 8 weeks Prices from from£1500
Come to Ghana for the perfect journalism interning experience by working with leading journalist professionals. Meanwhile, learn about a new culture and have an experience of a lifetime with friends!
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GHANA LAW INTERNSHIP

Duration 4 - 12 weeks Prices from from£990
Ghana is the perfect place to gain a valuable experience in the law system since they are broken into three main elements of governance. Get the chance to shadow professional lawyers and boost your CV, while experiencing a new culture and making memories.
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GHANA MEDICAL VOLUNTEER

Duration 4 - 12 weeks Prices from from£990
Provide basic health care to at risk communities. Great choice of options once you arrive, ideal first visit to Africa.
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GHANA VOLUNTEER & EXPLORE

Duration 2 - 22 weeks Prices from from£990
Make a difference to children's lives, as a volunteer teacher, either in a classroom or outside coaching your favourite sport. Also Law, Journalism and Medical volunteer options, ideal first overseas program.
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SOUTH AFRICA ADVENTURE

Duration 4 - 8 weeks Prices from from£1900
Volunteer as a Wildlife Warden then Explore South Africa. Get up close to the lions, elephants, visit Africa's stunning beaches and mountains.
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SUMMER IN GHANA

Duration 2 - 4 weeks Prices from from£990
This ultimate summer trip to Ghana gives you the opportunity to explore the country and make a difference to children's lives as a volunteer teacher. Various program options available!
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I went outside of my comfort zone and did some amazing things and met loads of amazing people that were interested in what I was interested in, which is really cool!
I feel so grateful to have met people that I no doubt will stay connected to for the rest of my life.
The instructors are some of the most professional, kind, hard working, good fun and just bloody awesome people you will have the pleasure of meeting and in my experience the same is true for the volunteers.
I would definitely recommend this project to everyone who loves meeting new people, diving, beach life and sun.
Met some of the most amazing people who I will never forget. Thanks for one of the best experiences ever Gapforce!