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From 1150 for 4 Weeks

What does the price include?

Bright Start is a wonderful organisation committed to providing a brighter future for children, youth, and adults from low-income families in historically impoverished communities of Cape Town. Their aim is to do this by obtaining access to better educational opportunities for these children. The mentorship programme gives ongoing support outside the classroom by addressing social, cultural and physical needs as well as parental empowerment, therefore ensuring the child and their family reach their maximum potential. A uniquely African project.

At a glance:

  • The minimum duration for this project is 1 month
  • The minimum age is 18 years
  • Love-o-meter rating (amount of love generated by volunteer/bright starter interaction) is off the charts at about 8.5/10
  • Project hours: 9 am – 5 pm
  • The project runs from Monday to Friday, 1 February – 30 November
  • Distance from Volunteer House is 5 km
  • Project starts on a Monday
  • All volunteers given a full orientation on arrival


Click “Read More” below for  2107 prices and more detail.


  • 2017 Pricelist

  • 4 Weeks $1150

    6 Weeks $ 1595

    8 Weeks $ 1895

    Additional  Week $ 195

    We’d love to see more of you! Please inquire for longer stays.



  • Objectives

  • Bright Start’s objectives are:

    To facilitate access to quality education for children from historically impoverished communities and to encourage positive parenting and caregiving.

    Bright Start is committed to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

    Bright Start was founded in 2008 in Hout Bay in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. The purpose of the organisation is to contribute to the inclusion of children into the future South African society.

    Help us get Africa on the map.