Taking a gap year? Opportunities are endless

Gap Year South Africa offer opportunities to South African youth who would like to take a gap year from their studies in order to figure out what they want to do with their lives.

Jessica Gould, Director of Gap Year South Africa, says there are a lot of opportunities for young people who would like to take a year to cool off.

They get to live outside their comfort zone a little bit and learn about traveling on their own independently. They learn about managing their finances and foreign countries....

Jessica Gould, Director of Gap Year South Africa

It helps in creating a well rounded perspective of the world they will be going into... they have a better idea of what their skills are and things they could be interested in doing.

Jessica Gould, Director of Gap Year South Africa

Listen below to hear more about Gap Year South Africa and programs they offer:


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