AFS is an international, voluntary,non-governmental, non-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world.
AFS South Africa, ran a 12-day pilot programme (the second of four) as part of the Sawa Sawa programme across the four AFS partners in Africa. Here is a summary of the programme.
AFS Vivre Sans Frontière - France has produced a video that portrays the important work on the global citizenship education debate at the UNESCO Youth Forum and Symposium.
Registrations for the International AFS Youth Volunteer Forum, to take place in April 16th-19th in Buenos Aires, are open.
Part of the Sawa Sawa programme includes South Africans welcoming a participant (or more) into their own homes to experience the true nature of South African hospitality.
We are currently looking for 3 South Africans to join those coming from Egypt, Ghana and Kenya for the next Sawa Sawa programme in Johannesburg from 15th March to 28th March 2015.
AFS Interculture South Africa is currently looking for a Programme Coordinator (Sending). For mo...
Norman Vezi writes about how he has learned that changing a community in a positive way just takes an idea that can be put into action.
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) programme is pleased to announce the 2015 YES Alumni Grants Award Competition
AFS Interculture South Africa is currently looking for a Volunteer Development Manager. For more...
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Art Howe, AFS Ambulance Driver...
For all our supporters, here is our special Christmas Greeting from AFS Interculture South Africa.
The December 2014 Newsletter is now available, please follow the link to download it.
YES participant, Erica Anderson, currently studying in South Africa, is October’s American Abroad Student of the Month.
Creating change is what AFSers do, and we call it the AFS Effect. Change can come in many forms and, here, we are pleased to share just a few examples.
AFS Interculture South Africa supports the 16 Days of Activisim for no violence against Women and...
As part of the celebrations of the AFS Centennial, we have added a timeline to the website. Clic...
YES alumni, Tshepho Masekela, writes about the visit to South Africa of his American host family, and how intercultural exchange has joined two families across the world.
Grace Nomthandazo Ngubeni has been selected for the Centennial Support team. Here she tells her story and seeks sponsorship for her trip.
AFS is putting in place a complete system for strategic change in South Africa. This video explain the new approach and calls for volunteers to become involved.
Four infographics that explore the experience of AFSers around the world ("Items to take" "Memorable Firsts" "Global Community" and "AFS experience in one word").
Brian A. Greef (KL-YES Intern) writes about the Gateway and Re-Entry Orientations that have just taken place.
Nathan Swartz (KL-YES Youth Ambassador/ 13-14) shares some thoughts on his participation in a ceremony to honour the late Nelson Mandela at Freedom Park in Pretoria.
AFS USA has produced a wonderful short (2:51) video on how AFS transforms the lives of people. Those of you who know Raedene, will definitely want to see what she has to say.
AFS Interculture SA is proud and delighted to announce our first Intra-Africa programme aimed at building an African identity and integration amongst young people within Africa.
KL YES Student Nathan Swartz Calls "Mandela a Legacy Builder"
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