Testimonials

  • Sinan
    German (2005)
    It has been a long time ago i went to South Afrika but the time i spent there was just lovley. I...
  • Benjamin
    The Netherlands (2004)
    End of June 2004, I pass the exit gates of Cape Town International Airport. A long flight lies...
  • Neeltjie
    The Netherlands (2015)
    "As travelling was always one of my dreams, I saw the opportunity to travel to South Africa without...
  • Kalla
    Germany (2002)
    I did my internship through XChange in 2002 and made friends for life. Well, family for life....
  • Usapho Foundation (NGO)
    South Africa
    We are looking forward to working together with you this year. I`m excited with all the prospects...
  • Francisca
    Chile (2016)
    Its been more than a year since I went to Cape Town to do my internship... Here are some words...
  • Max
    The Netherlands (2018)
    Thank you for your good help, most people visit the embassy like 5 times, because they forget some...
  • Marion
    Germany (2013)
    The time with XChange was overwhelming and I am still drawing on.
  • Corry
    The Netherlands (2018)
    My daughter was 2 times an intern physiotherapy in Stellenbosch South Africa. As parents we where...
  • Jane
    Zimbabwe (2015 & 2016)
    Connecting with XChange south Africa was honestly a life changing experience. They go over and...
  • Suzanne
    The Netherlands (2012 & 2013)
    "If there was an award for 'the best support abroad' I'd give it to you. It is very special to feel...
  • Ramon
    The Netherlands (2018)
    My internship at the XChangeSA’s head office was great. The other interns I’ve met were also happy...
  • Mignon
    Cape Town (2018)
    XChange South Africa is professional in all aspects. They truly know what they are doing and do it...
  • Lindsay
    The Netherlands (2016)
    My other family in South Africa! Very friendly caring people that go the extra mile for their...
  • Danny
    United States of America (2017)
    This recommendation is long overdue: I lived in Cape Town for three months in the winter of 2017,...
  • Joseph (Transport Economics Student)
    South African
    Thank you very much for the warm welcoming in your internship placement company and the effort your...
  • Andre (PicknPay : Manager Sustainable Development)
    South African
    "Hi Karin, Thank you for all your help. You have been amazing. I will whenever there is an...
  • Industrial Design company in Cape Town
    South African
    "Caolan from the UK is a great fit and I think he's enjoying his time here."
  • Analytical Chemistry firm in Cape Town
    South African
    "Bedan from the DRC Republic is doing very well. He is such a well manner young man."
  • Tobias
    Germany (2018)
    I'm so thankful! My internship was the starting point for more experiences abroad. But I'm still in...
  • Rebekka
    United States Of America
    You never miss a birthday Karin!! Thank you. Thinking of you - not so far from you now!! I'm in...
  • Bastian
    The Netherlands (2017)
    "Since I'm leaving South Africa and probably won't get the chance to see you and thank you in...
  • Ydwer
    The Netherlands (2017)
    Hi Karin, Thank you for all your help today and yesterday. I appreciate that so much! Had such a...
  • Marten
    The Netherlands (2015)
    "I want to say thank you for all the things you have done. I really had an amazing time in South...
  • Anne
    Germany (2007)
    Hi Karin, "I arrived safely back home via a long trip over Dubai finally back in Germany. I miss...
  • Joan
    The Netherlands (2013 & 2014)
    "Hi Karin, Thanks for everything you did for me! I really enjoyed my time at the school! I'm gonna...
  • Irina
    The Netherlands (2011)
    "Dear Karin, Just wanted to thank you both for giving me the opportunity to come to Cape Town, to...
  • Dr Thuba
    United States of America (2015)
    "Thanks to you too Diane and Karin from the Cape Town team for giving us the opportunity to work...
  • Chantel (Company)
    South Africa
    "We want you to know that Bibi has had such a positive impact on the staff and children at our Home...
  • Ajax Cape Town (Company)
    South Africa
    "I just want to congratulate you on the excellent interns you have sent to us. Elena and Neeltje...
  • Nicro (Company)
    South Africa
    "Karin placed interns at the NGO I worked on our request. A wonderful, warm person to deal with and...
  • Armin
    Germany (2015)
    "I never thought I would be able to go on a safari and see the big five just an hours drive away...
  • T’Jay
    Aruba (2016)
    "Hi Karin, Please find below a small summary of my internship. Kind of wrote it directing it to...
  • Bastian
    Germany (2006 & 2007 & 2008)
    "After a great time in South Africa I am back in Germany! I am still missing Cape Town and hope to...
  • Camp Sunshine (Company)
    South Africa
    "I just want to let you know how amazing your student volunteer Bettina is! WE LOVE HER! She is...
  • Nikkie
    The Netherlands (2010 & 2011)
    "I wanted to thank you so much for everything you have done and for organising the most fantastic...
  • HiuKwan
    The Netherlands (2010 & 2011)
    "I love my work too! Have such a great internship, I'm soooo happy with it!! Again, thanks so much...
  • Lieselotte
    Belgium (2010 & 2011)
    "I want to say thank you for the very nice months I have spend in Cape Town. It was a wonderful...
  • Jaap
    The Netherlands (2010 & 2011)
    "Thank you so much! My time in Cape Town was great, I have had a lot of fun here! The internship...
  • Sjoerd
    The Netherlands (2011)
    "Karin helped me with finding an internship. Thanks to her, I had a great internship at a...
  • Nico
    Germany (2015)
    "I just want to say thank you for everything. The 3 months in Cape Town were the best time of my...
  • Cynthia
    Kenya (2015)
    "Hello Karin, Today is the first day of my senior year classes! very excited. I want to thank you...
  • Bram
    The Netherlands (2016)
    "Karin provided me with the a great internship and a nice apartment in Cape Town. She was always...
  • Jan
    The Netherlands (2015)
    "I would like to thank you for all your support and help during my time in Cape Town. You're always...
  • Stephanie
    Benin (2015)
    "I had such an amazing time here and learned so much. However, I will be so excited to get back to...
  • Brenda (Parent)
    France (2016)
    "I wanted to thank you for all of your help with our trip. We are home now. We had an amazing time...
  • Chris
    Germany (2014 & 2016)
    "Today, the 7th of Jan 2014 is nothing short of monumental in my life as it marks my 10 years of...
  • Sheila
    Germany (2016)
    "I had just turned 19 and finished high school in Germany when I came to Cape Town with the...
  • AD
    The Netherlands (2010)
    "I do think it is important that students have the opportunity to go abroad, but I don’t think they...
  • Anne
    Germany (2010)
    "I arrived safely back home via a long trip, I miss the people in Cape Town now already! I want to...
  • Laura
    Germany (2007)
    "I want to thank you for everything, for giving me the opportunity to discover a new great city and...
  • Beatrice
    Germany (2008 & 2009)
    "I just want to say thank you for the great time and all the possibilities that offered us. For the...
  • Madelon & Lex
    The Netherlands (2008 & 2009)
    "I am back home for almost two weeks and still miss your beautiful country! Furthermore, I would...
  • Babar
    Pakistan (2008 & 2009)
    "I am in Cape Town right now. Really I am so excited to be here. Miss Karin is a helpful and co-...
  • Bernd
    Germany (2005 & 2006 & 2008)
    "I want to send you greetings from Germany and say thanks for all you did for me. I know I wasn't...
  • Denise
    Austria (2004 & 2007)
    "Thank you very much for the birthday greetings. I am always happy when I get "signs of life” from...
  • Tim
    Germany (2005)
    "My 5 months stay in South Africa was one of my most exciting experiences I've ever had... ."
  • Ben
    Germany (2004)
    'No Regrets' "End of June, 2004. I pass the exit gates of Cape Town International Airport. A long...
  • Alice
    France (2009)
    "I have a lot to thank you for. My experience in Cape Town was fulfilling on all levels. I met some...
  • Arnaud
    France (2009 & 2010)
    "Thank you for your assistance and your kindness during my stay in Cape Town. It was a really nice...
  • Guanyuan
    United States of America (2010)
    "Dear Karin, as my time in South Africa comes to an end, I would like to thank you for your...
  • Janet
    The Netherlands (2010)
    "Thank you for everything you did for me (us). Finding a place for our internship and a beautiful...
  • Suzanne
    Netherlands (2002)
    "If there was an award for "the best support abroad" I'd give it to you. It is very special to feel...
  • Finn-Ole
    Germany (2010)
    "I'm leaving scott street in 1 hour... time to say goodbye to cape town and time to say: THANK YOU...
  • Aristide
    Ghana / Swaziland (2016)
    During my stay in Cape Town, I was an intern at an international engineering firm in Cape Town, a...