Volunteer in Kenyan Slums

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Volunteer in Kenyan slums and Rural Kenya with GMCV

GMV provides an opportunity to volunteer in grass roots projects in Kenyan slums rural Kenya.

As a volunteer, you will experience the urban slum life and traditional Kenyan life and participate in daily activities such as visiting orphanages, elderly villagers, collecting water from a well, teaching children in and outside classrooms, feeding animals as well as health outreach programs.

The community development projects, including arts, knitting beadwork, pig and poultry house construction and repairs, home repairs, health/HIV/AIDS workshops, youth and women education and empowerment, animal rearing, water and sanitation (including well and waterway construction) and project planning and management or other skills that can help us transform this communities.

With our volunteer program, you discover the wonders of Africa, while doing meaningful and rewarding community work. This is a great opportunity to explore life in both urban slum and rural Kenya, live and work amongst the locals and realize one person can make a difference

Extra activities you will not miss: Village Safari Walks, Boat Riding, Nairobi national museum safari and photo shots, visiting Nairobi national park for safaris, animal orphanage and more tourist attractions, cultural heritage villages, ancient caves, exotic African birds, legendary Tomson falls, enjoy the natural pollution-free wonderland of beautiful hills and a day trip to Mt. Longonot.

Program Dates: Volunteer program runs throughout the year.

Program Duration: Volunteers can choose to volunteer for a period of 2- 8 or more weeks

Program Fees

Placement booking fee: USD$90 paid in 2 weeks time upon acceptance into the program, our program is pretty popular, so try to book as soon as possible. After the Volunteer Coordinator has accepted you into the project, then you will have to pay a non-refundable booking fee.

* 1 week- USD$120
* 2 weeks-USD$200
* 3 weeks- USD$450
* 4 weeks - USD$500

The program fees can be paid upon arrival or before departure from your home country for proper preparations of your placement.

Program fees covers:

* Pre-service (e.g. culture, health talk, program orientation, training etc)
* Accommodation, Laundry and food during placement with a host family or volunteer house (3 meals a day
* Regular ground support

The program fee excludes the following:

* Airfare, Visa and Visa extension fee
* Transportation during weekends travel
* Gifts to project staff ,and if you wish to buy any;
* Pre and post placement period costs
* Travel, medical insurances, immunization, and other health expenses
* Internet access, telephone, drinks or other costs accrued during training and placement
* Personal travel and sightseeing (trekking, jungle safari etc)

Time and Schedule:

Program Length: From 2 to 24 weeks

Program Date: Flexible Start & End Date

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 hour per day

Accommodations: GMV

Meals: 3 meals a day

Age: 18 years or older, Minors MUST be accompanied by elders

Karibu. (Swahili word for"welcome")

Apply now and Book a placement to Volunteer with GMCV.

How to apply!

Please send a, list of your skills/interests, and tell us why you want to volunteer in Kenya to otorageoffrey75@gmail.com and Cc: info@greatmissionvillage.org. You can also reach Otora Geoffrey on mobile +254703112987.


  • Child Development
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Environmental Education
  • Youth Services
  • General Education

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 10
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2 weeks commitment
  • Minors must be accompaned by elders

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