Volunteering Chad! Go Volunteer Africa, the leading and largest volunteer travel organization welcomes you to Chad. Due to ongoing fighting, unstable security, and the high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping, we are not offering volunteering opportunities to Chad.
VOLUNTEERING IN CHAD
Please note: Our volunteer opportunities in Chad are closed due to travel and security restrictions. Hopefully we will open up soon. In the meantime, check out our other volunteering opportunities in Central Africa.
CHAD FAST FACTS
Chad, officially known as the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of North and Central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon to the south-west, Nigeria to the southwest (at Lake Chad), and Niger to the west. Chad has a population of 16 million, of which 1.6 million live in the capital and largest city N’Djamena.
Chad has several regions: a desert zone in the north, an arid Sahelian belt in the centre and a more fertile Sudanian Savanna zone in the south. Lake Chad, after which the country is named, is the second-largest wetland in Africa. Chad’s official languages are Arabic and French. It is home to over 200 different ethnic and linguistic groups. Islam (51.8%) and Christianity (44.1%) are the main religions practiced in Chad.
Chad remains plagued by insecurity. It is a least developed country, ranking among the lowest in the Human Development Index. Chad is one of the poorest in the world; most of its inhabitants live in poverty as subsistence herders and farmers. Since 2003 crude oil has become the country’s primary source of export earnings, superseding the traditional cotton industry.
HOW TO APPLY
As of 2022, volunteer programs in Chad are closed. If you have any questions about Chad volunteering, simply Make an inquiry here