Volunteer Cape Verde

Cape Verde, which is comprised of ten islands, isn't an obvious location for volunteer work projects not least, because unlike other African nations, only a very small percentage (7%) could be classified as poor and school attendance, especially at primary level, is pretty much universal. Despite this there are some volunteer work placements available mainly in the area of conservation and education regarding de-forestation.

Cape Verde has few natural resources so what it does have needs to be preserved and new resources are required to protect the islanders from the droughts that regularly affect the islands

In the last ten years alone 200,000 have died during these droughts which have affected food and water supply. Many more islanders have had to migrate to secure food and water supplies leading to more from Cape Verde now living abroad than on the islands themselves.

In the last few years many have moved away from the increasingly over burdened capital of Praia to rural areas where there is a lack of basic amenities such as sanitation. Volunteer opportunities mainly comprise of conservation work, helping to extract underground water supplies and in infrastructure building.

If you run or know of a volunteer work project in Cape Verde let us know by contacting us here. We look forward to hearing from you!



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Volunteer Cape Verde

Volunteer Cape Verde

Volunteer Cape Verde

Volunteer Cape Verde

 


Turtle SOS

Volunteer Work Cape Verde: Turtle SOS

A volunteer project working in turtle conservation and nesting loggerhead turtles around Cape Verde.
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Move-te Mais

Volunteer Work Cape Verde: Move-te Mais

Portugeuse volunteer work in health prevention and screenings, education and social support.
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Volunteer Cape Verde

Volunteer Cape Verde

If you are considering undertaking a period of volunteer work in Cape Verde check out our profile pages to explore the country before you visit and learn how to make the most of your volunteer work in Cape Verde.

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