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The Journey

School Development

Welcome to Footsteps Through Africa

FOOTSTEPS THROUGH AFRICA is a non-profit company dedicated to implementing and supporting community requested education and development projects around Southern and East Africa, as well as supporting pre-existing community projects.

Footsteps Through Africa is funded by FOOTSTEPS TOURS. We operate specialised tours in some of Africa’s most sought after destinations, giving people around the world a chance to experience how Africa captures your heart.
Footsteps Tours supports all of our ongoing projects as well as funds all of the administration costs of the non-profit company.

featured tours

15 day tour through Namibia. From the worlds most ancient desert to the vast salt pan of Etosha national park

15 day tour through the Namibia. From the worlds most ancient desert to dry Savannah of Etosha National Park

16 day Kenya / Tanzania tour. Discover Africa’s largest migration and relax on the white sands of Zanzibar island

16 day Uganda adventure. Find out why Uganda is considered the ‘Pearl of Africa’. From the Great apes to the Big 5

16 day through Wild Botswana, where animals rule the land and Hippo’s the water. Africa’s wildest destination

“AFRICA IS NOT A PLACE, IT’S A FEELING.
AFRICA IS THE HEART OF THE WORLD AND THERE ARE ONLY A FEW OF US THAT HAVE BEEN TOUCHED BY HER.”

– Karen Blixen

Volunteer opportunities 

Work with our teachers in Uganda to uplift the education standard of Rubuguri Village. Help us give these future leaders the education they deserve.

Assist our local medical team in the education of healthy living, nutrition, hight medical care standards and hygiene in the village of Rubuguri.

Develop our community project at our Cultural centre. Agriculture, art works and cultural history are all of great importance to locals and tourists alike.

“It’s not enough to have lived.  We should be determined to live for something.
May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of person kind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.”  

 Leo Buscaglia

The Journey

Follow Jo’s fundraising journey from Cape Agulhas, the Southern most tip of Africa, to South Western Uganda, where Footsteps Through Africa all began.

7200km
1,5 years

  • Walk: 4200km
  • Hitch-hike: 2000km
  • Paddle: 900km
  • The route and distances represented on the map are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances *

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