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

A Broader View Volunteer (ABV)  allows every traveler to choose their own program start date. This means you can arrive on any flight, any day of the week. Since ABV program fees are 100% tax deductible* we encourage you to fund raise. ABV offers advice and assistance with flight planning, affordable travel insurance, as well as procuring a visa, if necessary. Our ABV staff is available to any your questions. Contact us by email, through the on-line chat feature on our website or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?

Volunteer Registration Fee – ongoing support from ABV staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, ABV donation Fund, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

Volunteer Program Fee – ABV donation fund, airport pick-up, orientation, program supervision, accommodation and meals during volunteer program period, in-country 24/7 volunteer support and in-country administration costs. As a US Non-Profit Charity Organization all your fees are tax deductible and you can fundraise from our website to pay for the fees.

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