Volunteer Opportunities in KenyaKenya 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.
Volunteer Abroad with Local Non-Profits
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.1 Review
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.1 Review