Why EDU Africa?
Transformation Philosophy and Resources
We aspire for students to experience holistic transformation during our programs in Africa. To encourage this, we develop programs that give students access to experiential learning scenarios, high-calibre industry and academic professionals, and sustainable community initiatives.
We’re Rooted in Africa
Africa is our home and we are passionate about people, our environment and the power of education. We believe that our unique educational programs offer life-changing experiences for each and every participating student, faculty member and staff, as well as the communities we partner with. These are our promises to you.
We provide depth of experience and a well-established network of partners, affiliates and academic minds that few other companies can match. Our programs are inspired by our first-hand experiences of living, traveling and working in Africa – and these evolve continuously to include new learning opportunities that are meaningful in the African context. The fact that we have so many returning guests pays testament to the exceptional quality and ongoing relevance of the experiences that we offer.
We work from four regional headquarters in Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe, with several satellite offices throughout these regions. We are on the ground where it all happens, giving us the local savoir-faire to invite you to Southern and East Africa with confidence. We also understand and care about the local communities we work with building long-term relationships.
With our hands-on approach and years of experience, we are proud to say we have a credible record of no serious incidents on our trips. We have a sound safety and security framework in place to protect our valued guests, most of whom are young and therefore more vulnerable. We also conduct regular in-depth risk assessments in all our locations so group leaders can be well informed and up to date. We have a comprehensive Child Protection Policy that is based on the UN Standards for Child Protection.
We believe in sustainable development and all our community and environmental programs are based on long term commitments according to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to make and see a positive change.
We’re Financially Secure
EDU Africa has relevant public liability and passenger insurance that cover group leaders and groups throughout the trip.
We choose our industry partners carefully and build relationships based on excellence, reputable service, safety and reliability. With groups visiting us for over 10 years, we have confidence that we can pick accommodation facilities and service providers that have our guests’ interests at heart.
From the first point of contact with your program manager, until you greet your program facilitator to go back home, you will have the necessary information and support you need. We believe that communication is key, and we will guide you through each step of the planning process to compile an unique educational program that meets your expectation. Our professional, qualified program facilitators will guide the group with excellence and provide 24 hour on-location support.