Category Archives: Past volunteer testimonials

Jess Wood………….click here

Having never done anything like this before I didn’t know what to expect. Nothing disappointed me though we did a variety of different activites but always allowed time to watch the animals. My first day here, on our way to move some fencing, we came across 3 lions in the river. We got close to them and sat and watched… (more…)

Esther Cowen – Australia…….click here

I had some spectacular sightings over my time at Askari. I had fun everyday and saw a side of conservation and the wild that not many people get to see.

Sinead Grigg – England….click here

I’ve had opportunities to see Lions, Elephant, Honey Badgers and many more. I’ve learned so many things from all the different animal species to birds

Alexandre Rullier – France… here

We had some amazing moments with animals, nature an of course some good guys who were volunteers at the same moment!

Emberstar Wakefield – USA….click here

I had a better time than I could’ve even hoped for. It was an absolutely wonderful experience, sometimes it was hard work but very rewarding. Saw and did a wide variety of things and enjoyed it all. A week in, I am already planning my return for next year. I wish I never had to leave!

Nienke Holtrop – The Netherlands….click here

I also learnt a lot about all the animals and the bush

Charlee Shepard – Canada……click here

This was the most incredible experience of my life

Ryan Wheatley – Canada… here

This truly amazing and unique opportunity is unlike any other. Dreams come true and perceptions change

Erin Burton – Canada….click here

I could see my own values reflected in the practices and goals on the reserve

Kristen Glass – Canada ….click here

Working at Askari was a chance to experience conservation efforts at their finest

Aike Kraayenvanger and Martijn Schurink – The Netherlands….click here

In even two weeks we’ve learned so much about the bush, animals, vegetation, birds etc

Laura Earl (second stay) – England….click here

This place is just so incredible, every day is a new adventure.

Davine Arckens – Belgium….click here

We were the lucky group. I’m very happy with my stay here

Natalie Steiner – England….click here

Learning how the African bush truly works and functions by having hands on experience is something everyone should experience at least once.

Jennifer Alexander – Canada……click here

The education I received here with regards to conservation has really opened my eyes to the utmost need for sustainability

Molly Easton – England… here

I had a really brilliant time. The animals were incredible

Joanne Laton – Canada… here

Exploring Pidwa reserve opened my eyes to many beautiful parts of our world

Richard Wiles – England… here

I found the project very informative and well organised.

Anne Wiles – England……click here

I cannot imagine anyone coming away from this program without gaining a significantly improved understanding of what conservation means in reality

Steven Bradburn…..England…click here

My only regret is having decided to do 2 weeks instead of more

Casey Mckeown – England….click here

It’s not just what you see though, the work you do there is good, to know that it’s making a difference and that’s a great feeling.

Shauna Mckeown – England….click here

There are no words to describe my time here, you can only know how amazing it is by experiencing it for yourself

Sumayah Rahman – USA……click here

I cannot believe how much I learned about wildlife and the inner workings of an African wilderness reserve.

Liz McBriar – England….click here

Askari really is an outstanding volunteering project. Believe the reviews!

Mathias Weigand – Germany….click here

The reserve has a stunning nature and we had our accommodation in the middle of it.

Martin Borchers – USA….click here

Askari is a place that everyone can enjoy

James Montgomery – England….click here

There’s a reason Askari is so highly regarded – take the trip of a lifetime and find out why.

Boram Noh – South Korea….click here

I learned how to love nature, I learned many things from the nature.

Janan Kothari – Belgium….click here

I’ve made a lot of new friends and enjoyed being a part of such a hard working team.

Blaz Blazic – Slovenia….click here

I learned so many new things during my two weeks stay

Alice Clark – Scotland….click here

Every day is new and exciting, nobody wants to leave Askari

Sarah Cleave – England….click here

I learnt a lot and made some good friends.

Peter Slatinsek – Slovenia….click here

The 2 week stay at Askari was everything I hoped it to be. Seeing different mammals in their natural environment was breathtaking. Being one of the volunteers and helping out at the conservation program was one of the best experiences in my life.

Jenny Milson – Canada…click here

I had an amazing experience.

Nadia Skokun – Canada… here

My 4 week stay at Askari was the most amazing time of my life

Monique Steenwinkel – The Netherlands….click here

It’s unbelievable how much you can learn in 4 weeks

Samantha Purton – England… here

But my favourite part has definitely got to be seeing the animals in their natural habitat, it’s indescribable

Tamara Van der sluis – The Netherlands… here

Thanks Katie and Ed for the amazing time at Askari

Marcel Nieuwenhuis – The Netherlands… here

Great chance to work in the nature and the reserve shows you how wilderness should be

Marie Vincendon-McQuade – France… here

Katie and Ed are genuinely nature lovers and know how to share their passion with you.