Betty Jayne Humplick— Moshi, Tanzania (2017)

"I chose Cape Town because I had heard many nice things about it but also because I wanted to experience a different part of South Africa having previously visited Jo'burg and Durban. Cape Town did not disappoint! It has a great vibe, the place and people are very nice and laid-back. There are also a [...]

Sophie Allen — Portland, Oregon USA (2017)

"Being an African Regional focus in my studies back in the states, it felt natural to intern in an African country if I was to go abroad at all. I also have a passion for promoting Women's Rights internationally, and South Africa having one of the highest rates of gender-based violence and rape made it [...]

Oh the places you’ll go: Georgianna Herbin

Many incredible people have passed through the VACorps internship program since we first started hosting interns in 2006. “Oh the places you’ll go” is a series where our alumni share updates about their careers and life accomplishments. In this latest post, Georgianna Herbin ('12) writes to us from Jamaica, New York, where she has spent the past [...]

Hailey Plumb – Fallon, Nevada

My time here in Cape Town has been an experience that has given me an invaluable perspective on life and my future goals. I have gained both cultural and professional knowledge that I am incredibly grateful for. I worked at two great internship sites, EROS, a school for cerebral palsy and learning disabilities, and Care [...]