Tshega Mission

Start
Anytime
See below

Cost
varies

Journey Type

Outreach

Group Size

1-10

Apply By / Duration

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Country

South Africa

Journey Overview

Assisting village children with doing their homework.
Occasional physical work.
Dropping off donated items at vulnerable families Reaching people of the local community.

We prefer receiving participants during South African school terms.

School period for 2024:
Term 1: 17 Jan - 20 Mar
Term 2: 3 Apr – 14 Jun
Term 3: 9 Jul – 20 Sept
Term 4: 1 Oct – 11 Dec

The cost does not include travel to and from South Africa, visa or medical insurance expenses. Price excludes non-refundable deposit of £50, admin fees, travel, insurance & any possible vaccinations and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.

Applicants must be 18 or over.

If you live in the UK, please let us know the dates you hope to go and how long for.

As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £15.

What To Expect

In everything we do at Tshega our aim is to reach the local community as a result we are involved with many different community projects. We run a fully function school during the South African school terms as well as feeding schemes, working a long side a local church, sports ministry etc.

Participant Profile

Age Range: 18-60

Flexible
Hard working
Take initiative

This journey is available to applicants from:
Liechtenstein
Switzerland
Zambia
Canada
France
French Guiana
French Southern Territories
Guadeloupe
Luxembourg
Martinique
Monaco
St. Barthélemy
St. Martin
St. Pierre & Miquelon
American Samoa
Australia
Christmas Island
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Cook Islands
Fiji
French Polynesia
Heard & McDonald Islands
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
Nauru
New Caledonia
Niue
Norfolk Island
Pitcairn Islands
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tokelau
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
Wallis & Futuna
Germany
Netherlands
Suriname
Lesotho
South Africa
Eswatini
Andorra
Spain
Falkland Islands
Gibraltar
Guernsey
Isle of Man
Jersey
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
United Kingdom
British Virgin Islands
Your country is not on the list? Please talk with us and we will try to work something out for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be accommodation provided?

Dormitory style housing. The accomodation is in a farm owned by the Tshega's director. It is a few km away from the school, the partcipants will be driven to the base everyday by Tshega transport.

Will there be food provided?

Monday to Friday: Dinner provided by Tshega, other meals are self-catering. The participant will have an opportunity to buy groceries almost everyday.

Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?

The participants have to arrive in Johannesburg and travel by plane to the local Airport Hoedspruit.

Cost includes pick up and drop off from local airport. Local airport is located about 116km from Tsegha's base.

What should my health condition be like?

Good and active

Do I need a visa?

Please check with you local South African embassy.

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