Volunteer Kenya, Our volunteer projects are based within the Eastern Province, outside the city of Rwamagana. which is located about one hour from Kigali, the capital city.  Rwamagana is a typically city with large market set up, a bank, petrol station, bus stations, post office, church, and small hotel and restaurants. Our program is located about 3 miles outside of the city (but still close!)

Housing Options:

Local Host family. English/French speaking, located near the town of Rwamagana. Private bedroom, breakfast and dinner daily (Lunch at project). Expect basic village life, safe community, internet nearby and local shops, some homes do not have indoor plumbing. This option requires volunteer to commute by local minibus to the school each day. Cost is less than $1 per day, round trip, and journey is about 3 miles.

On-site at the school dormitory. Private bedroom, with a lock. 3 local meals provided daily at the school with the children. Expect basic village life - a safe community, no indoor plumbing. Some access to electricity is available at the school, but not at the accommodation. This option is a rural setting away from town without evening entertainment. Some staff stay overnight at school and you will also have the boarding students for company, although their level of English is not generally good enough to allow for conversation. The facility is secure with a night watch man, even though this is a remote location.

Volunteering Projects in Rwanda Rwamagana


  • Project length: 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 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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