South African Students Travel Service (SASTS)

South African Students’ Travel Service (SASTS) is a non-profit organization providing high quality, affordable Volunteer programs in Cape Town.

About the Project

SASTS was set up in 1972 to provide affordable travel opportunities for South African students. It was the travel division of NUSAS, the National Union of South African Students, whose activities took root in the days of Apartheid. SASTS has played an integral role in facilitating student and youth travel for almost 40 years and is well equipped to help students realize their travel dreams. Working with reputable and internationally recognized partners and being members of international associations. SASTS programs are run in accordance with guidelines put in place by these international organisations.
SASTS offers an exciting Volunteer program in Cape Town anything from 2-12 weeks.
Over the past 15 years SASTS Working Adventures has branched out to include exciting opportunities for foreign travelers to experience South Africa by implementing groups and High School South Africa.

Volunteers are placed with host families and projects in the local communities or in a Volunteer house and Project in the City.

Social Impact

We work very closely with the local communities and endeavour to make a change to these developing communities. Volunteers will be able to change the lives of the children and adukts they will be working with on a daily basis and assist.

NPO Status
Yes, registered non-profit organisation
Foundation Year
Contact Person
Clyde Hayward
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