Volunteer in a village school located outside of Mombasa. This school serves orphans, foster children and local village children.  The school has about 30 students, and the project is expanding each year.  The children are ages 5yrs-13yrs and provided free education at a children’s center. Our volunteers support the local teachers with English and math classes; encourage students to learn and play and instill pride in their schooling.

Volunteers can assist with the physical upkeep of the school; painting, decorating, mending desks etc. Prior teaching experience is not required; volunteer simply need an open mind, caring spirit and a compassionate nature.

School terms vary from year to year but semesters dates are approximately:

  • Mid Jan to end of April
  • Mid May to mid August
  • Early Sept through mid December

Volunteer Opportunities: Education Programs

Overview

  • Project Length: From 1 week to 8 weeks
  • Arrival Airport: Mombasa (MBA)
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 hours per day
  • Requirements: Tourist visa.
  • Age Limits: Minimum 17yrs or older for solo travelers.
  • Minimum Age: 12 to 16 yrs if traveling with parents.
  • Airlines: British Air, Emirates, Qatar Air, Ethiad
  • Vaccinations: Yellow Fever, Malaria, Hep A, typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov

Program Schedule

  • Program starts and ends in Mombasa
  • Airport meet and greet in Mombasa.  Afternoon city tour and orientation
  • Monday to Friday volunteering. 30 hours per week
  • Weekends free to sightseeing
  • Typical shift work hours are  7am - 4pm with lunch break
  • Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:

  • Flights to Kenya.  Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?

When you join an A Broader View program your financial contribution supports the hundreds of needy communities where our volunteer programs are based.  Donations are helping to stimulate the local economies with coordinator and hosting jobs, with new constructions at local school and orphanage, with much needed medical supplies to under served hospitals and clinics. 

ABV works tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where we are based.  As a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit charity organization we receive 100% of our funding from our volunteers' program fee donations. Your program fee is used for airport pick up & transfer, departure transfer, placement logistics, orientation, food & accommodations, in-country assistance as well as programmatic administrative support and continuity of our volunteer programs.   If you have questions about our program fees email to [email protected] or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

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