Why volunteer in Namibia
While Namibia’s economy–largely driving by mining, manufacturing and agriculture—remains stable, and was named by Bloomberg in 2013 as a top emerging market economy in Africa, there still exists pockets of widespread property and thus a need for volunteers.
To prevent the spread of Ebola, authorities have suspended the entry of passengers travelling from EVD-affected countries.The Australian Consulate is located in Windhoek.
Travel to and from Namibia is largely similar to that of South Africa.
Petty crime is prevalent, so it’s recommended that travellers move in groups and in public areas.
The rate of HIV/AIDS is high in Namibia, and you should exercise appropriate precautions if engaging in activities that expose you to risk of infection.
Malaria, insect-borne and water-borne diseases are prevalent in Namibia, and so precautions should be taken to prevent infection.