RWANDA: Youth Empowerment Volunteer Project

Rwanda Youth Volunteer Project
Rwanda Youth Volunteer Project

If you are looking at making a positive impact in the lives of poor youth in Africa, our youth empowerment volunteer project in Rwanda is the perfect program for you. There is no better way to make an impact on the world tomorrow than to help the youth of today.

Creating a culture of hard work, self-sustenance, and giving back to their community, the youth are a critical force in the development of any society. Go Volunteer Africa seeks volunteers to support on our youth development programs in Rwanda and help to develop the social and professional skills of community youth.


  • You can help with Sports coaching program
  • You can get involved in the Music, dance and drama program
  • You can volunteer as an arts and crafts projects trainer
  • You can volunteer on an Income generating ventures (business training)
  • You can volunteer with Micro-finance projects
  • You can support the ICT & Technology project

Go Volunteer Africa’s Rwanda youth empowerment program aims to improve the employ-ability and skills of Rwanda youth to prepare them to build their confidence to deal with problematic situations and ensuring that they become active in their communities.

Our Youth Empowerment volunteer program in Rwanda helps vulnerable youth gain skills to find decent work in Rwanda’s modern economy. Go Volunteer Africa expose youth to integrated life skills, entrepreneurship, and occupational health and safety information. Youth also receive career guidance and take study tours to local entrepreneurs and agribusinesses.


We help the youth to establish savings groups to build their financial literacy skills and practice saving. So as a volunteer in Rwanda, whether you want to get involved with youth education, outreach, athletic programs, or youth entrepreneurial projects, there are numerous opportunities to volunteer abroad with youth.

Through our Youth Empowerment projects, we aim to enhance the physical, social and emotional development of youth in Africa. A number of projects are established including but not limited to: youth leadership training, Sports Program and Music, dance and drama, youth arts and crafts projects, income generating ventures, Micro-finance projects and so many other projects meant to empower the youth in Africa.

As a youth empowerment volunteer in Rwanda you may help in many ways, experience traditional Rwandese life and participate in daily activities such as: youth micro-finance project, games and sports coaching, health awareness workshops, mentoring workshops, business mentoring, computer training, vocational skills and so many other activities.

Youth Empowerment Work Rwanda
Youth Empowerment Work Rwanda

The program is a unique volunteer opportunity to observe the process of how Rwandese youth are working on improving their livelihoods. In addition, volunteers can also participate in teaching at a local school, construction, assisting in the setting up vegetable gardens, youth health talks and so many other activities.

All of our projects need volunteers who can bring new ideas, work with minimal supervision, and have a positive, self-starting attitude. The organization does not need just young volunteers, but older people with business skills and experience. They need those who can sort out bookwork and apply for grants.

This project aims to empower the local children youth of Rwanda through various empowerment activities. You can combine this project with other community service projects in Kigali. If you are looking for a volunteer project with a difference, then join meaningful affordable volunteer projects in Rwanda.

This youth empowerment volunteer project in Rwanda is unique as its combine volunteering, fun, adventure and trekking, you will need to be in good shape to participate. On the weekends you are encouraged to explore the country with friends you make on the program, and our representatives are available to give travel advice and make safari bookings for you. Go Volunteer Africa, is the leading and largest volunteer travel organization in Africa.


Availability: Project open all year round
Duration: Minimum 1 week commitment
Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.
Minimum Age: ——-
Dates: Flexible start and end dates
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, 3-7 hours in a day
Weekends: Travel / Sightseeing NOT included in program cost
Accommodation: Host Families or volunteer house
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
Support: Pre-departure guide, In-country staff available 24/7
Location: Musanze, Kigali or Butare
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