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    Gap Programs in Africa

    Our listings have scores of gap year and semester programs throughout Africa, specializing in different initiatives. Some focus on problem-solving and community service in rural areas; others on travel and culture exchange. Options include working with refugees; environmental sustainability; animal rights and conservation; agriculture; sanitation; health care; and education, among others. Adventures include surfing and photographic safaris. Programs take place in countries such as Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Cameroon and Zambia.