International Volunteer Projects in Kenya

Company : Concordia International Volunteers
Activities: Building & Construction Projects / Community Volunteer Projects / Orphanage Work
Country: Kenya
Location : Kenya
Duration: < 1 week to 1 Year+
Approx Costs: 0 to 500 £ Pound (UK)

There are many diverse projects to get involved with in Kenya!

You could:

  • Help at a health centre to help meet the medical needs of the local community (e.g. helping to initiate empowerment programs which aims to include the local community in the day-to-day activities of a medical centre, undertaking medical work such as registering patients, observation and noting the progress of every patient, cleaning the hospital, awareness creation in the community about public health and sanitation).
  • Manual work projects are available (e.g. agricultural work, tree-planting, construction and refurbishment work), running intercultural activities and teaching in local community centres and at schools, social work (e.g. working as a guide/councillor with orphans in orphanages, engaging in field visits in order to promote HIV/AIDS programmes, participating in home visits to enhance intercultural education and solidarity etc.);
  • Peace building and reconciliation activities (e.g. exchanging ideas with the host communities about peace-building and reconciliation strategies / engaging in dialogue on poverty –reduction and “volunteering” as a tool to enhance “connectivity”.

Why apply:

To experience different cultures, ideas and beliefs and also share your own...to work alongside local people in local communities, thus gaining a real insight into their country, cultures and traditions...to learn new skills and broaden your horizons...to meet new people and explore new places...to be part of a global movement working towards equality and peace between all people...to make a difference even when you only have a short amount of time to spare.

 

Eligibility

At present, we are  only able to place volunteers who are living in the UK at the time of application on overseas projects, regardless of nationality.

 

How to Apply

Contact us now to know more about what projects are available now. Places are filling up fast, so don't wait too long to book your project! 

Start Dates

Projects are available all year round but the majority take place between June and September.

Costs / Benefits

Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia, and fund their own travel and insurance. Board and accommodation is free of charge for most projects in Europe, North America, Japan and South Korea. For projects in Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Africa, volunteers may pay an extra fee on arrival of approximately £100 to £200, which covers food and accommodation, as well as funding the programme in the host country.

Requirements

No specific requirements. Most projects are available to volunteers aged 19+. Volunteers should be motivated and committed to the entire lenght of the project.

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