Volunteer in Rwanda if you have a group of 5 or more interested in volunteering together, customized programs can be arranged. A Broader View Volunteers has extensive experience working with students, teachers and families providing tailor-made service trips for small groups

Known as the "land of a thousand hills', Rwanda is a lovely country dotted with green landscapes made up of volcanic mountains, high and low altitude forests, expansive savannah and  beautiful lakeside beaches. Rwanda is also home to the world-famous mountain gorillas.

Volunteers have many opportunities, for tourism, on their free days. These include visiting mountain gorillas in the Virunga National Park, safari in Akagera National Park, visiting the beautiful Lake Kivu on the western edge of the country, or learning about local culture and history at the National Museum in Huye.  Extending a trip to visit neighboring countries such as Uganda or Tanzania is also very easy.

This volunteer program supports pre-school & primary school classes, as well as youth in vocational training school. The programs are committed to protecting the human rights of children in Rwanda, eradicating any form of child labor and offering even the most disadvantaged child the chance of a good education. Come volunteer in Rwanda and work with children and youth in a village school. The school offering these children an opportunity to grow and learn, and possibly a chance at a better like.

Volunteering Projects in Rwanda Rwamagana

ABV in a nut shell

  • 501 (c)3 nonprofit USA based organization – you can tax deduct the program fees.
  • Available year-round. You choose your own program start and end dates.
  • 27 country locations to choose from. Programs available from 1 week up to 3 months in length.
  • 245 perfectly balanced projects - experience, price, service.
  • 100% cultural immersion including local home-stay and guesthouse accommodations.
  • Program fees include airport transportation, orientation, housing/meals, 24/7 in-country support.
  • Suitable options for solo travelers, gap year, honeymooners, families, mature travelers & groups.
  • Excellent safety record and Platinum rated non-profit organization per Guidestar ABV alumni reviews.
  • Between 1500-2000 volunteer per year with a high percentage of repeat volunteers.


  • Project Length: From 1 week to 8 weeks
  • Program Schedule:
    · First term starts on 6th January ends 5th April,
    · Second term starts on 28th April ends 3rd July,
    · Third term starts on 11th August ends 25th Oct
  • Arrival Airport: Kigali (Code: KGL)
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 hours per day
  • Requirements: Teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm a must!
  • Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers
  • Airlines: KLM, Delta, Qatar Air, Ethiopian
  • Vaccinations: Yellow Fever, Malaria, Hep A, typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov


  • Accommodation: Host Family or On Site Dorm Room
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Arrival: Airport meet and greet by ABV Staff
  • Orientation: Project Overview and Kigali Orientation
  • Support: Pre-trip written guide, In-country ABV staff available 24/7
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:

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

When can I travel?

Easy. Choose the dates that work best for you. Although some programs have date restrictions the majority of our volunteer programs are available year round. Volunteers select their own program start date and complete an online application. Once you have been accepted and dates approved, ABV will ask you to confirm your registration by paying a $120 included in the overall fee.

Money Matters

A Broader View Volunteers work tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where ABV projects are based. As a tax-exempt 501 c(3) organization A Broader View receive 100% of our funding from volunteer contributions. Through your program fee contribution our non-profit charity organization can operate beneficial humanitarian aid programs which are successful and continuous supported year round.

Local, professional full-time coordinators, placement logistics, airport pick up and departure transportation, arrival orientation, food & local accommodations, are a major part of providing a safe, meaningful volunteer experience. When you join A Broader View, you will receive pre-trip visa and vaccination support, assistance with flights, fundraising planning, through our interactive online volunteer portal. Our local partners not only benefit from volunteers valuable contributions at the project, they benefit financially with year-round monetary support from A Broader View. In the last decade A Broader View has donated over 3.5 million dollars in international aid.

By joining A Broader View you are not only helping to make a difference during your own trip, your impact will last even after you go home.

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