Hi everyone! I'm Katie and I'm a rising college senior majoring in Environmental Studies with a minor in education. This past spring, I applied for a volunteer project in South Africa... and was accepted! I'm ecstatic to conduct research on wildlife such as lions, elephants, and rhinos all while gaining hands-on research experience. I'll be helping gauge these animals' effects on the environment and observe their behavioral patterns.
Because I was going to be traveling to Africa, I've also signed up to teach English in Kitengela, Kenya. This will give me a break from the safaris and allow me to hone in on my teaching skills for kids who really need it.
Without volunteers, these projects would not be able to exist and create the impact that it does for the local com...