KENYA: Photography Volunteer Project

Kenya Photography Volunteer Project
Kenya Photography Volunteer Project

A photography volunteer project in Kenya provides the perfect opportunity to discover the wonders of the African wilderness, whilst contributing to the social-economic development of a needy community.

Taking part in a photography volunteer project in Kenya is sure adventure in a land famous for truly iconic images of Africa. The Kenya photography volunteer project is your opportunity to experience and photograph this vibrant land of sweeping savannah, teeming with wildlife, rugged landscapes and truly exclusive travel and wildlife experiences.


  • Take and document project activities
  • Vlogging
  • Blogging
  • Train local youth in photography classes
  • Organize photography workshops for local youths
  • Visit top wildlife locations
  • Optional Extension to Tanzania or Uganda for more wildlife.

Unlike photo tours offered by commercial operators, this is an opportunity of showcasing the beauty of Kenya, its people and meaningful projects undertaken by the community members themselves to tackle daily challenges they face.


This Photography volunteer project has a number of long-term goals, with the ultimate goals to raise awareness about the work done by our development partner in Kenya. If you use a camera amazingly, taking this amazing volunteer opportunity will be an awesome choice of a lifetime.

Bring your own style and creative approaches to share with local teams in order to enhance their projects’ visual appearance and educate them in the different ways of communicating with a global audience. This photography volunteer placement combines a rich trip full of adventures for photographers interested in wildlife, cultures, art and a great way of helping people in need through working with the administration of the host organization to showcase their noble work.

If you’re a high school student or teen, college or grad student, this is the best opportunity for you, because includes a hands-on learning experience with professional photographers on our community service projects. If you’re into sunsets and beach scenes, this Kenya photography trip caters for you most. Kenya is best known for its impressive Indian Ocean coastline.


Availability: Project open all year round
Duration: Minimum 1 week commitment
Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs for solo travelers
Minimum Age: ————
Dates: 1st/15th of every month
Arrival dates: One day before the start date
Airport Arrival: Airport pickup, meet and greet by GVA partner representative
Working Days: Monday – Friday – 5 days a week, 3-5 hours in a day
Weekends: Travel / Sightseeing NOT included in program cost
Accommodation: Volunteer House or Host Family
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
Support: Pre-departure guide, In-country staff available 24/7
Location: Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Kisumu & Eldoret
Language: English


Item Cost (USD$) Inclusion
1 week $260
  • Project orientation
  • Accommodation
  • Three meals a day
  • Airport pickup
  • In-country emergency support



  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Airport Drop off (Can be arranged upon request)
2 weeks $360
3 weeks $460
4 weeks $560
5 weeks $660
6 weeks $760
7 weeks $ 860
8 weeks $960
9 weeks $ 1060
10 weeks $1160
Extra week + $100


After application process and acceptance into the program, you will be required to pay a placement booking and confirmation administration fee of USD$180 (solo traveler), USD$150 (2-5 participants p/p), USD$125 (6+ participants  p/p). This is charged above the program fee quoted which is paid in cash upon arrival to your host country.

The fee covers: Administration Costs, Placement Booking & Confirmation, Pre-departure support & documentation, 24-hour international HQ back-up

Get Started

Fill Volunteer Application Form here or Make an inquiry here