TeachBeyond South Africa partnered with DEAF Friendly to launch the ‘Sign for Life!’ program. During this 14-day program candidates enjoy the following fully accredited short courses:

  • Deaf Orientation
  • Deaf Sensitisation
  • Basic Sign Language
  • Dealing with multi-disabilities.

An additional third week is available after each cycle during which a visit is made to Deaf ministries in Swaziland, a bordering country to South Africa.


Less than 0.5% of Deaf in South Africa enjoy access to ministry that they fully understand. Deaf in Africa are the most unreached people’s group as far the Gospel of Jesus Christ is concerned.

This is the life enriching mission trip that will change your life!

  • Description: A maximum of twelve candidates are accepted per program cycle. The group travels to at least 6 of the 31 DEAF Friendly hubs around Southern Africa where Deaf of all ages are being ministered to. These hubs include schools for the Deaf where learners coach the group to reach out by means of deaf friendly drama. Many of these hubs are in a rural setting, where volunteers are exposed to local food, housing and “bucket baths”.
  • Dates: July 8, 2021 – July 31, 2021 or July 29, 2021 – August 21, 2021
  • Costs: ZAR7 500.00 for 2 weeks and ZAR9 850.00 for the full 3 weeks program.
    This includes all meals, accommodation, and travel within Southern Africa.
    Travel to and from OR Tambo International Airport from your country of origin is excluded.