Volunteering in Kenya! Go Volunteer Africa, the leading and largest volunteer travel organization in Africa welcomes you to Kenya. Kenya is one of the most popular volunteer travel destinations in Africa. Go Volunteer Africa arranges meaningful and affordable volunteer projects in Kenya.
The volunteer placements in Kenya for volunteers are selected by determining many factors such as the community’s need, its location, host community interviews, the availability of basic infrastructure, and an analysis of what impact the volunteer will have on the volunteer program in Kenya as well as what impact it will have on the volunteer.
Our Kenya volunteer programs provides you with a unique opportunity to experience real Kenya. A mixture of volunteer work in Kenya, meeting and interacting with local people and helping disadvantaged communities. Our development partner NGOs looking for volunteers in Kenya have volunteer opportunities in every corner of Kenya.
The volunteer opportunities in Kenya will offer you an experience with wildlife and ethical cultural encounters which will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Doing charity work in Kenya sharing your knowledge and skills, helping under-privileged people to achieve better livelihoods and bringing smiles to people in need and support makes volunteering in Kenya an intellectually rewarding experience.
VOLUNTEERING IN KENYA PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
- Coach sports and games
- Teach English languages
- Take up a medical care job
- Work with childcare projects
- Learn Swahili & Masaai Cultures
- Work with our arts and culture projects
- Work with women empowerment projects
- Get involved in our environment conservation project
- Visit the numerous historic and geological sites of the region
At Go Volunteer Africa, we work diligently with volunteers to make custom volunteer trip arrangements that match individual skills and interests with on-the-ground need. Our volunteer safaris in Kenya offer an immersion customized experience for individual travelers, students, professionals, families, groups, or anyone with the desire to volunteer in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kajiado, Eldoret, Kisumu and Usain Gishu.
KENYA FAST FACTS
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya is a country in Eastern Africa with a coastline on the Indian Ocean. Kenya encompasses savannah, Lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. It’s also home to Big 5 wildlife like lions, elephants and rhinos. Kenya is bordered by South Sudan to the northwest, Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the east, Uganda to the west, Tanzania to the south, and the Indian Ocean to the southeast.
At 580,367 square kilometers (224,081 sq mi), Kenya is the world’s 48th largest country by area. With a population of more than 47.6 million in the 2019 census, Kenya is the 29th most populous country in the world. Kenya’s capital and largest city is Nairobi, while its oldest, currently second largest city, and first capital is the coastal city of Mombasa.
Kisumu City is the third-largest city and also an inland port on Lake Victoria. Other important urban centres include Nakuru and Eldoret. As of 2020, Kenya is the third-largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa after Nigeria and South Africa.
Its geography, climate and population vary widely, ranging from cold snow-capped mountaintops (Batian, Nelion and Point Lenana on Mount Kenya) with vast surrounding forests, wildlife and fertile agricultural regions to temperate climates in western and rift valley counties and dry less fertile arid and semi-arid areas and absolute deserts (Chalbi Desert and Nyiri Desert).
WHY VOLUNTEER IN KENYA
Kenya is an undoubtedly a gorgeous African country. If you are dreaming of tropical weather, lush plains, white sandy beaches that rivals the Caribbean, awe-inspiring mountain ranges, lazy afternoons out in the sun and gracious people to boot, Kenya will simply blow your mind.
Go Volunteer Africa is the best volunteer organization in Kenya offers a variety of gap year, internship and volunteer opportunities in many different sectors for the passionate travelers. Whether you already have training in a particular field or would like to gain experience, there are many projects run in Kenya that would gladly take your passion and support. Whichever program you choose, Kenya’s wildlife, cultural diversity, and rich East African history will not disappoint.
KENYA VOLUNTEER PROJECTS
HOW TO APPLY
If you are planning to start the program in less than 3 months from now (start within 12 weeks from date of application), Fill Volunteer application form. If you are planning to start program more than 3 months from now (start within 13 weeks and above – up to 24 months) or if you are not very certain of the exact start dates- just reserve your placement by filling volunteer reservation form. or Simply Make an inquiry here