Lauren, one of our Camps Ambassador crew, recounts her favourite things about her trip to Africa with Camps International. Check out her top 5 below.

 

After having the experience of a lifetime in Kenya and Tanzania with Camps International in 2015, I’d like to share my top 5 favourite things about the trip and travelling with Camps in general:

 

ONE: Getting to see first hand the ways that your money helps, and getting to work with the people themselves to help them improve their communities.

 

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TWO: The guarantee that Camps International provides jobs for local people, and the projects you work on are ones that are chosen and led by the people they affect.

 

THREE: Fundraising for and organising the trip, as well as the trip itself, shows drive, organisation and a passion for helping others – skills that are really desirable for future employers.

 

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FOUR: Working on projects in the community, conservation, wildlife management, and infrastructure meant that we got a range of experience and learned a variety of practical skills.

 

FIVE: Living in some of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been, and getting to enjoy it all with a group who became great friends.

 

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If you dream about volunteering overseas like Lauren, we can help make that happen. Click here to take a look at our programmes or get in touch with our team for advice on getting your adventure started.