The Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

To see the project(s) supported by our participants and their needs list, click on the specific link below for that accommodation or tour company.

Accommodations & Tour Companies

Note: Locations are approximated. If you see a lodging that is misplaced or missing, please contact us.

Once you choose a lodging from this page, you will be able to see the exact needs requested by the community project so you can choose to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you bring.

Facts about The Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Facts about Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
The Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe is an island state in the Gulf of Guinea. São Tomé and Príncipe is the second-smallest country in Africa, however, despite its size, is enormous in all that it has to offer visitors in natural and cultural appeal, as travelers can discover during their visit to this unique country.Apart from all this unique natural beauty, travelers can enjoy of its pristine beaches of golden sand and crystal clear water and also the possibility of watching endemic birds, turtles, whales and dolphins.

Príncipe Island is part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, a global programme to foster the conservation of biological and cultural diversity, promoting economic and social development based on partnerships between people and nature. This encourages green development options including responsible tourism. Seasoned international travelers and first-time voluntourists alike can find unique opportunities to create a big impact on Sao Tome and Principe’s communities. Non profit groups are working on improving the education and opportunities for the local youth.