Volunteer Kenya


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Kenya, with its population of around 40 million, is, in many ways, best known as an African holiday and safari destination and has one of Africa's better economies. However that belies the fact that for the 79% of the population who live in rural areas life is harsh with a life expectancy of just 56.6 years.

In fact, Kenya is in 145th place out of 186 countries when ranked in terms of life expectancy, literacy, access to knowledge and the living standards of a country in 2013.

Classified as a water scarce country, 52% of the population don't have access to safe water, there is generally poor health care provision with one doctor for every 10,000 people and HIV affects 6.3% of the population. Volunteer work in Kenya ranges from construction and conservation work to working in schools and orphanages, city slum outreach and teaching sustainable farming techniques. There are also many volunteer opportunities in health care, HIV prevention and the rolling out of anti-viral programs.

Volunteer work is big business in Kenya and you have to work hard to get past the big international projects to drill down to the smaller, Kenya based and run volunteer work programs that make a real difference to the live of Kenyans in need rather than exist to line the pockets of the volunteer recruitment businesses!. If you run or know of a volunteer work project in Kenya let us know by contacting here. We look forward to hearing from you!



Volunteer Work Kenya
 
 
 


Volunteer Kenya

Volunteer Kenya

Volunteer Kenya

Volunteer Kenya

 


KVCDP

Volunteer Work Kenya: KVCDP

The Kenya Voluntary and Community Development Project run a number of projects across Kenya.
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SKRUM

Volunteer Work Kenya: SKRUM

Volunteer rugby coaching in the Rift Valley of Kenya together with education and community work.
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Volunteer Kenya

Volunteer Work Kenya: Volunteer Kenya

Fighting HIV/AIDS; providing primary school education and encouraging micro-enterprise for women.
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Badilisha

Volunteer Kenya: Badilisha Eco Village Kenya

Community development volunteer programs at the Badilisha Eco Village on Rusinga Island in Kenya.
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Volunteer Kenya

Volunteer Kenya

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

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