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Marafiki Africa offers three different programs: Business, Health, and General Service (see descriptions below)

Our business internship program provides a unique opportunity for volunteers to economically empower small business owners in east Africa. After learning about each business owner’s situation and challenges, volunteers present ideas, opportunities, and solutions. After the internship program, participants will be able to put international consulting, leadership, and other valuable experiences on their resumes. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to experience a world-class safari at the end of the trip.

Because the program is strengthened by diverse experience and expertise, the program is not limited to business minds only. All are welcome to apply.

Session 1 / Business
May 1-20, 2020

Session 2 / Business
May 15-June 3, 2020

Session 3 / Business
Aug 1-Aug 20, 2020


Our pre-health program is specially catered to students preparing for medical school and other health professions. During the course of the trip, volunteers explore health, hygiene, and nutrition in the developing world. We have the ability to cater the experience in Africa to medical school, dental school, nursing school, and other pre-health career needs.

Volunteers gain valuable first-hand experience in clinics, schools, and communities. We will be happy to write a letter of recommendation on your behalf at the end of your service. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to experience a world-class safari at the end of the trip.

Session 1 / Pre-Health
May 1-May 20, 2020

Session 2 / Pre-Health
May 15-Jun 3, 2020

Session 3 / Pre-Health
Aug 1-Aug 20, 2020

Volunteers participate in the development of impoverished communities in East Africa by partnering with village leadership and the community. In most cases, leadership in remote areas seek help in accomplishing their goals for education, health, and business but often lack sufficient resources and expertise to achieve those goals. Marafiki Africa volunteers help them to achieve their goals and experience the rich culture of East African tribes. A few examples of past projects include a water pipeline, school restoration, medical clinic restoration, and hygiene kit distribution. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to experience a world-class safari at the end of the trip.

Session 1 / General Service
May 1-May 20, 2020

Session 2 / General Service
May 15-Jun 3, 2020

Session 3 / General Service
Aug 1-Aug 20, 2020

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12896 S 1300 W, Riverton, UT 84065, US

Mission Statement

Marifiki Africa alleviates poverty, empowers entrepreneurs, and elevates the families, communities, and nations of East Africa by providing hands-on training and mentoring for aspiring business owners.


Marafiki Africa is an organization working hand in hand with indigenous villages in Tanzania and Kenya to create real and lasting change.

To learn more and fill out an application for one of our programs, visit

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Cedar FallsCedar Falls, IA 50613



  • General Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Business Development
  • Healthcare
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • People Skills


  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • 3 weeks

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