Laetitia van der TangReviews

Laetitia Van Der Tang – Volunteer in March 2018

I arrived 3 of March 2018 for one month. My biggest interest to come to DAKTARI was the kids because I would like to work in social services. I always wanted to do a volunteers trip. Furthermore, the perfect place for me is in the middle of the bush to discover the animals and to…

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Mélissa FaugèreReviews

Mélissa Faugère – Volunteer in January 2018

I volunteered at DAKTARI for three weeks and it was the most beautiful project of my young life. I had wanted to volunteer for a while but I was more interested in volunteering with animals rather than children. After three weeks at DAKTARI that completely changed and I was so happy to be able to…

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Akani Mtini

This week we had a wonderful child stay with us called Akani. She is 13 years old and comes from Maahlamele School in the Oaks Village.   Akani was the only student in last weeks group to receive excellent feedback from the volunteers in all subjects during the week including English, Maths, Politeness & Respect and…

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A letter from the children

Last week we received a beautiful letter from three children describing their experience at DAKTARI. It is always amazing receiving messages like this. Thank you Wesly, Percevierence and Gabriel for sending this to us! The text of the letter is written out below:   “To DAKTARI Owners and Volunteers, It is a great pleasure for…

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Hannah BarnettReviews

Hannah Barnett – Volunteer in July 2017

Online, DAKTARI’s ideal balance of working with children and animals seemed too good to be true. I arrived expecting some sort of catch but soon learned that the website, as well as the rave reviews from past volunteers, are extremely accurate in depicting the curriculum and atmosphere DAKTARI has to offer. Unlike many programs, the…

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Delphine PeraudeauReviews

Delphine Peraudeau – Volunteer in November 2016

I stayed at Daktari during 3 weeks from end October to mid November 2016. This was not my first holiday volunteering but Daktari provided me with a unique opportunity to both bring some of my experience to children and to be surrounded by nature and animals. Each Monday 8 children aged 12-13 year old came…

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Shana van DyckReviews

Shana Van Dyck – Volunteer in September 2016

Such an amazing project with the loveliest people! I have had the most amazing month at Daktari! Daktari is such a great project, what they do is amazing! I’ve always wanted to go and volunteer in Africa but I wasn’t sure if I wanted to find a project with animals or with people and this…

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All we need is LOVE…

… And your money! Orphaned animals and underprivileged children need your love this Valentines Day. They both deserve your loving attention without delay. You spend most of your time with your partner, guaranteed ups and downs. Why not give something to these children and animals and receive no frowns. A contribution from your big loving…

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