AUGUST 2nd - AUGUST 16th 2022
Ages 18-20


Join African Impact’s unique Global Awareness program this summer! Become a Global Citizen.

Meet and work with students from all over the world in Livingstone, Zambia.  Spend your time learning about and engaging with critical global issues, such as climate change, gender equality and environmental sustainability, through interactive seminars before practically visiting and supporting existing projects that address these exact global issues.

The program is delivered by one of our own staff who lives and works full time in Livingstone, giving them the expertise, credibility and knowledge to deliver an inspirational and thought provoking program.

The program is ideal for students looking to do something exciting and aspirational during their summer holidays. The programme will complement International Development University courses and add credibility and substance to job applications in the future.

African Impact is an award-winning responsible travel organisation that has been offering service-learning programs volunteer programs, internships, and expeditions across Africa for over 15 years.

What differentiates us from other providers is that we operate our projects full time and year-round. Our projects are developed alongside local communities to ensure the work we do is ethical, responsible, and relevant to the needs of their communities.  Our teams live and work alongside these communities, which allows us to offer sustainable and transformative experiences that provide real value where it is most needed.

Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone is located only 7 km from the iconic Victoria Falls that borders Zambia and Zimbabwe. Victoria Falls (known locally as “the Smoke that Thunders”) is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The Falls slowly lose volume throughout the year and from October until January, the Falls are completely dry on the Zambian side, so please bear this in mind if seeing the Falls is a top priority for you. June to August often produces the best panoramic views as the misty spray has diminished. The town of Livingstone was named after the Scottish explorer, David Livingstone and there is a local museum where you can learn more about the history and archaeology of the area. The proximity to the Zambezi River and the spectacular Victoria Falls has led Livingstone to become a base for travellers from all over the world wanting to explore the “Adventure Capital” of southern Africa. Zambia is one of “most peaceful African countries” and Livingstone exemplifies that. The friendly, welcoming people are always smiling and will make you feel right at home.


Victoria Falls Backpackers, Livingstone.

You will be staying in a comfortable house located within the vibrant Victoria Falls Backpackers. You will have access to all the facilities, including a dining area, swimming pool, and even a rock-climbing wall. The Backpackers is conveniently located a short 5-minute walk away from the town centre of Livingstone. The house has 24-hour security and individual lockers to store your valuables. Bedrooms sleep 4-8 people, with bunk beds in each room and there are bathrooms with hot water showers. Bed linen is provided. Clean drinking water and WIFI is also freely available.

Global Awareness Program

Module 1: Introduction to Global Development

Overview: What does Global Development mean? What are the UN Sustainable Development Goals?

Module 2: Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Overview: What are the factors and issues around gender equality.

Module 3: Environmental Sustainability

 Overview: What are the factors affecting environmental Sustainability case studies in Africa.

Module 4: Climate Change

Overview: How has Climate changed affected Sub-Saharan Africa? What is being done to combat these challenges?

Module 5 : Vaccine Equity

Overview: What are the issues relating to the COVID vaccine roll out Sub-Saharan Africa?

Module 6 : Presentation

Overview: Present your ideas and learnings to our team in Africa.

Module 7: Self- Reflection

Overview: Personal learnings from the programme

14 Day Zambia and Botswana Itinerary






Day 1



Welcome Dinner and Introductions

Day 2


Introduction to Global Development Module           

Focus on UN Sustainable Goals

Dinner at Backpackers

Day 3


Sustainable Development Module

Project Overview

Cultural afternoon/evening. Visit local community, for dinner and African Drumming workshop

Day 4


Gender Equality Module

Visit Girl Impact project

Dinner and Review

Day 5


Environmental Sustainability

Visit Eco Bricking project

Cultural Night

Day 6


Climate Change

Connect with African Impact’s conservation project in South Africa

Time at Leisure

Day 7


Vaccine equity



Day 8



Time at Leisure

Time at Leisure

Day 9


Transfer cross border to Botswana

Transfer to Chobe National Park, Botswana

Overnight camping in Chobe

Day 10


Game Drive

Game Drive

Overnight camping

Day 11


Return to Livingstone

Return to Livingstone

Time at Leisure

Day 12

Vic Falls

Visit Victoria Falls

Time at Leisure

Farewell Dinner, Reflection and Awards

Day 13

Departure Day

Day 14

Arrive Home

This itinerary is an outline and is subject to change.

PRICE £1699/ $2315



  • Pre departure information and communication
  • Meet and greet on arrival
  • Return airport transfers
  • Private transport throughout
  • All Meals
  • Accommodation in dorms.
  • Experienced dedicated group leaders throughout
  • Project management
  • Course materials
  • Project materials
  • All activities and excursions as outlined in the itinerary
  • Wifi
  • 24/7 Security guards at accommodation
  • 24/7 Emergency medical support throughout
  • First Aid qualified staff
  • International Flights (we will advise you which flights to book)
  • Visas
  • Covid testing (where necessary)