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