African Resources


African Resources

On this page we showcase African resources from the games African children play, details about African Child Day that is held each year to remember the massacre of African children in Soweto, 1976, the latest news from across Africa and live webcams from across the continent as well as free downloads.

African Resources: African Countries

African Country Profiles

Explore each of the countries of Africa in our detailed African country profile pages with information, facts and videos.

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African Resources: Currency Converter

African Currency Converter

If you are travelling to Africa as a volunteer or tourist, keep our free African currency converter handy to check latest currency conversion rates.

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African Resources: African Child

Life for an African Child

Find out more about the lives and challenges the children of Africa face in a series of articles and videos.

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African Resources: African Animals

African Animals

Many of those who volunteer in Africa also spend time enjoying African wildlife either by visiting the National parks, on safari or as the volunteering experience itself. All (ish) you need to know about the animals of Africa on our sister website.

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African Resources: Webcams

Live African Webcams

Before you volunteer in Africa check out these live webcams from around the diverse continent of Africa.

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African Resources: Adopt an Animal

Adopt an Animal

Help keep animals in Africa safe by adopting an African animal and promoting their welfare and futures as they become increasingly endangered.

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African Resources: Volunteering in Africa

Volunteering in Africa

All about volunteering in Africa including tips and tricks and details of a novel about volunteer work in Africa that may open your eyes!

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African Resources: African Children News

African Children News

All the latest news about children in Africa, their circumstances, children's right developments and legal issues.

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African Resources: African Child Day

African Child Day

African Child Day held each year to remember the massacre of African children in Soweto, 1976

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African Resources: African Kids Dancing

African Kids Dancing

A compilation of happy African kids dancing on video, some traditional African dancing, others just children having a good time as they move to the music sharing their talent!

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African Resources: African Games

African Games

An introduction to some of the traditional games played by children of all ages across Africa.

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African Resources: ACRWC Children's Charter

ACRWC Children's Charter

Download a copy of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child operational since 1999.


African Resources: Children's Charities Africa

Children's Charities Africa

A guide to the main children's charities working with children and communities in Africa together with charitable organisations supporting young people

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African Resources: African Baby Names

African Baby Names

A list of all the most popular boy and girl names in Africa together with their meanings.

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African Resources: Volunteer Supplies

Volunteer Supplies

Don't set off on your volunteer experience in Africa without checking out our recommended essential supplies.

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African Resources: Pan African News

African News

Explore all the latest and breaking news from across Africa while you volunteer.

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African Resources: Free African Animations

Free African Animations

As part of our African resources, here we have a few pages of free African themed animations you can download and use in your own projects and presentations.

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Main sections of this site:

Volunteer by Country

Details of current volunteer work
opportunities in each of the
countries of Africa.

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Sponsor a Child
Sponsor a Child in Africa

Find how to sponsor a child in Africa
with our list of organisations,
charities, programs and projects.

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All About Africa

Discover all about Africa, its tourist
attractions, history, people, culture
and daily life there.

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African Resources

A treasure trove of African
resources from webcams to
free downloads and news.

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