First Step Right

First Step Right is a pre-school in rural South Africa and pride themselves on quality education.

Where is it?

Cato Ridge, South Africa

What will I be doing?

You will be working in a pre-school and primary school which provides education to 130 children from poor economic and social backgrounds assisting teaches in lessons, teaching classes and identifying teaching gaps with the possibly of providing training.

What impact would I have?

The rate of unemployment and the consequences of HIV in this area have put the children in a highly vulnerable situation, and the need for an education has never been as important as it is now. First Step Right offer the children a good and safe environment to improve their education which will impact on their lives and that of future generations.

Who would I be working with?

First Step Right school welcomes 130 children from kindergarden to Grade 4 and employs 8 people from the local community.

Minimum Age

21+ years


Phe Zulu lodge which is very close to the school- gives discounts to volunteers  and is catered.

Minimum time

6 weeks

Extra Costs

Airport transfer