Volunteer in Africa

Company : Original Volunteers
Activities: Volunteer with Children / Building & Construction Projects / Medical, Health, Medicine
Countries: Cameroon / Ghana / Kenya / Morocco / Tanzania / Uganda
Location : Africa
Duration: < 1 week to 6 months
Approx Costs: 100 to 250 £ Pound (UK)

Volunteer in Africa helping in poor schools, building and healthcare. All ages, levels and abilities welcome for a stay between 1 and 24 weeks on flexible departure dates. Affordable programme fees including accommodation.

Join Original Volunteers and make a worthwhile contribution to some of the poorest and most vulnerable communities in Africa.

Volunteer in Africa in a wide range of countries across the continent. For anyone on a budget, Morocco is close to Europe and with flights starting at £50 return low season, the community programme in Marrakech is a great first affordable step into Africa.

Health electives in Africa are available in Ghana, Uganda, Kenya and Cameroon. Suitable for novice health care students, medicine students, pre-med and student nurses. All placements offer supervision, opportunities for hands on practical work and references on completion.

Building in Africa on-going work is carried out throughout the year in Ghana, Uganda and Kenya. No experience is required other than a willingness to get stuck in and have a go to make things better and install basic facilities where there are none existing.

Start Dates


Costs / Benefits

£100 - £250 for two weeks on a typical placement which includes:
Pick up and transfer
Ongoing support during stay
Not included:
Membership to Original Volunteers (£125), flights,insurance, spending money, vaccinations, meals (allow £5 - £10 a day)


18+ on arrival.
Some selected locations will permit a small number of under 18s. Contact directly for more information.

Booking / Enquiry

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Original Volunteers Volunteer in Africa Reviews

I want to help a lot of people

Hi ! My name is Luz , Iam a nurse , and I am from Mexico City , i want to participate in your organisation in Africa , I can do anything you want, I think that is a very nice opportunity to help everyone whit my abilities and learn a lot about Africans culture.

By: Luz María Acosta Dajui
Nationality: Mexicana
Age: 25

Great experience and lovely people!

I got to the chance to volunteer with Original Volunteers Ghana in 2013! Our activities, accommodation and all the logistics were properly planned! And everyone out there is so fun. It was definitely a lovely experience of a lifetime. I will get back there soon!! I recommend for anyone who wants to do some good in the world xx

By: Jeffrey Asamoah
Nationality: Ghanaian
Age: 23

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