We do always ask our applicants why they have chosen that particular location as they might be missing out on a hidden, gap year gem! One of these hidden gems is East Africa.
The AV experience really changed and challenged me as I came to personally know and befriend those living in completely different circumstances to my own.
So if asked would I do it all again; my resolute answer is yes! It is an experience worth every penny, in all senses, one which has helped shape my life, of that I am sure.