Despite its natural wealth, the African continent still suffers greatly with poverty and is low on the Human Development Index. The majority of its countries suffer with serious problems like malnutrition and illiteracy, which causes many people to seek out countries in this region for volunteer service. There are many options for volunteer trips to Africa and anyone can help by volunteering with social projects and NGOs.
Africa is one of the best continents for those that want to travel as a volunteer and collaborate on a social project. For those that want to volunteer abroad, there are many opportunities to help like teaching a language, helping children in local communities or caring for animals. Besides transforming the world into a better place, you can grow and learn from the solidarity of the local people.