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Volunteer Opportunities in Kenya

Volunteer Opportunities in Kenya

Kenya is placing much focus on social change, and you can find its reflection with the many nonprofits working throughout the cities. Volunteering opportunities can be found in both urban and rural locations in key issues that are related to poverty and HIV/AIDS struggles. As these are critical concerns for a large part of Kenya’s population, choosing to contribute in either of these fields can be immensely important. Working as a teacher in a local school can provide you with important skills, not to mention an amazing chance to learn another language (and catch a few lines in Swahili). Kenya’s healthcare volunteering ranges between outreach educational programs to medical volunteering.

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Volunteer in Animal Care

Colobus Conservation

Colobus Conservation Limited is a conservation organization designed to promote the conservation, preservation, and protection of primates such as the nationally threatened Angolan colobus monkey (Colobus angolensis palliatus) and its coastal forest habitat in southeastern Kenya.

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Enkusero Sampu Conservancy

we are a charity working to benefit conservation of wildlife in Kajiado West District of Kenya


Volunteer in Childcare

UCESCO- Kenya

We focus on working with communities to end hunger and poverty and promoting resilience.

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Safisha Africa Welfare Foundation

Safisha Africa Welfare Foundation is a charity that is non profit and non governmental organisation registered in 2010 to give support to the poor families with kids who are unable to go to school. We help the families by enrolling their children to go to school, where we give them the best education possible. We also provide free educational writing materials such as books, textbooks, pens, and free school uniforms. We also offer sweaters, shoes, desks to sit on, and a classroom for lessons.

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Volunteer in Conservation Work

Faulu production

Faulu Production is a community based organization Created in 2015 and registered in 2017 in order to support vulnerable refugees, Empowering Disadvantaged Youths & Women, Caring for vulnerable Children and to address the refugees community needs and problems.


Mount Kenya Environmental Conservation

Mount Kenya Environmental Conservation is a conservation, female empowerment, and community development charity. We have initiated several projects within the Embu and Tharaka Nithi communities. These projects include reforestation, agroforestry, tree planting, school greening programs, and female empowerment. Our organisation promotes and protects the environment, ensuring that it is clean and that there is proper utilisation of natural resources for present and future generations.

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Volunteer in Teaching related activities

Wagego Kenya

The WAGEGO project uses its grassroots foundation at the local community level to assist the children and widows. Through the farming efforts, jewellery handmade by the widows, and garnering financial support, WAGEGO pays for all the utilities and makes sure that the kids go to school. The organization’s strategy is to focus on meeting the everyday needs of its members to provide for the long-term development of the community.

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World meets kenya

World meets kenya is a Kenyan based non profit Organisation that adresses the immediate and longterm needs of communities by levaraging volunteers,partner Organisation and the local community

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How to Volunteer in Kenya

How to find volunteer opportunities in Kenya

The metropolis of Nairobi and its urban sister Mombasa together host nonprofits which focus on countless causes. But if you are interested in a more rural experience, Kenya’s developed environmental volunteering operation includes educational programs, construction, water sustainability, unique wildlife conservation, and marine life preservation.

Best time to volunteer in Kenya

The best time to volunteer in Kenya depends on the activity you plan to undertake while traveling: wildlife volunteers or animal lovers in general will benefit from visiting between late June to October, when Kenya's spectacular wildlife crosses the Savannah.

Essential information about Kenya

Kenya's official language is Swahili. With the rural areas being primarily affected by poverty and lack of sustainable education, those who choose to focus on the impoverished rural areas can find incredible opportunities to make an impact.