UCT’s Student’s Health and Welfare Centre Organisation, delivers quality primary health care in under-resourced communities in Cape Town as well as a wide range of educational outreach programmes for school-going students of all ages.
The Haven Night Shelters
Voluntary work and engagement with homeless people in various areas of Cape Town.
UCT’s Mountain and Ski Club
Their outreach programme aims to sensitize under-privileged children to environmental issues. To this end, they organize regular twice- monthly hikes led by mountain club students.
UCT’s Surf Club
The Surfshack outreach programme teaches previously disadvantaged children surfing skills as well as a broader range of general educational skills.
Volunteers assist at this leading, marine non-profit organization whose vision is to conserve seabirds and other sea-life, especially threatened species such as the African penguin.
The Cape of Good Hope SPCA is the founding society of the SPCA movement in South Africa and is the oldest animal welfare organisation in the country.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity has hosted over 18,000 inspired volunteers since 1996 and works with the community, families as well as government and private citizens and corporations.
The Carpenter’s Workhop
Excellent NPO for skills development training for homeless people in Cape Town. An internship opportunity at the Carpenter’s Workshop with a small stipend, has been created by Govind Srivastav (UCLA ’19) and will be available to the second semester IDACA July to November 2018.