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Nairobi

Kenya

Build Classrooms and Homes in Kenya

Program Category:

Building and Renovation

Could you imagine living in a house without proper roofing? Or not having access to even a basic toilet? Unfortunately, this is the reality for countless communities in many parts of the world.
From water shortages to the inability to receive education in functioning classrooms and toilets, Poor medical facilities e.g clinics and many of the issues pervading communities around the globe can be attributed to the absence of basic infrastructure and facilities. For this reason,, there are numerous volunteer abroad opportunities requiring no previous experience available for construction and building projects. These volunteer building projects are key to the development of disadvantaged communities, and all a volunteer needs are his or her hands and a readiness to get out there and work to significantly improve the quality of life of a community in need. Building volunteers have the chance to get some fresh air, break a sweat, and become acquainted with the geography and people of their respective countries.

This program is designed for

Building programs in Kenya are available to groups of minimum 10 people. Available for everyone with motivation and a certain level of physical fitness; perfect for those who love to get dirty, and have fun!

Volunteer Responsibilities

You don't need any special construction skills, although being able to pound nails is a plus. You'll be working side by side with volunteer team members and the partner family; partners contribute hundreds of hours of "sweat equity" toward their new home. In many cases, the entire community also pitches in. You will be helping in Mixing cement, digging trenches, cementing cinder blocks and more

Program Specifications

Program Cost

Registration Fee:  US $249

1 Week Program Fee:

700

US$

Extra Per Week:

100

US$

Program Duration

1-week minimum

Program Availability

All year

Language Skills

English Required

Volunteer Hours

4 to 6 hours a day

Location

Nairobi

Program Formats

Individuals

Groups

Internship

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Ways To Join

Programs

Group Volunteering

What is included in My program fee?

ACOMMODATION

We always provide comfortable accommodation suitable to the program module and location. Typically, that might mean a home stay or during your selected program. All rooms always include WiFi.

In-Country Orientation

From the time you arrive in the country, we will make sure your trip runs smoothly. We show you the best places to eat, banks, point of interests, and are there for all questions.

MEALS

Your experience includes a weekly meal plan of hearty and healthy local fare. The plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday.

Weekends are free for making your own culinary explorations

Monetary donation

A monetary donation goes directly to the project where you will be volunteering. This money is used to help the project purchase material they need on a daily basis, meals or pay other expenses they have.

ACTIVITIES

You always learn and enjoy more when you are relaxed. That’s why we build in a weekly selection of activities, excursions, events and outings into our tours, language courses, volunteer service. From Salsa, to hiking a active volcano!

Certificate

Certification (if requested) of completion of the volunteer program, perfect for inclusion in your resume.

Airport pickup

Airport pick up in private shuttle to your accommodation.

Mentorship & SUPPORT

Adventure worry-free, knowing you are supported by VAGT 24/7. Your VAGT expert helps you choose the right program for your needs and prepares you for the journey ahead. We even offer the peace of mind of a comprehensive medical, cancellation and interruption insurance plan. 

Are you ready to volunteer

with vagt?