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Working with Children in Kenya

Working with Children in Kenya
From £1,440
Duration 14 Days
From £1,440
Duration 14 Days
Work with disadvantaged children and support early childhood development in Nanyuki

Volunteer with children in Kenya and experience a different way of life while supporting disadvantaged children at a local care centre. You’ll focus on early childhood development, and raising literacy levels. Use this opportunity to gain childcare experience while giving back at the same time. Both could help your future career.

You’ll become part of our ongoing efforts to support the work of local teachers and caregivers in Kenya. You’ll do this by teaching English, and making sure each child has the skills and basic knowledge they need to thrive at school. You can also help improve quality of life for children at special needs centres.

You’ll live and work in Nanyuki, and stay with a local host family. Make the most of your trip and sample the local food, learn about the traditions, and explore the African Savannah!

We have a number of volunteer opportunities with children in Kenya for you to join. You will work at a daycare centre, nursery, school, or special needs school, and support the work of local teachers and caregivers. Here are a few of the tasks that you will do:

  • Help teachers and staff run activities and games to support early childhood development and literacy
  • Make educational resources, like flashcards and posters
  • Share ideas with other volunteers and staff members
  • Encourage children to practice good hygiene everyday
  • Help children and staff with their English

Projects Abroad is the world’s largest international volunteering and internship provider. People choose us for our gold standard of safety and staff support.

We take care of everything so you can focus on making the most of your time abroad. We believe everyone has something to offer and we want to help you find out what you’re capable of. With our help you’ll learn new skills, meet new people, make a real difference and have the experience of a lifetime. You’ll grow as a person and become a truly global citizen.


What's Included

  • Food
  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfers
  • Transport to and from work where required
  • Travel and Health Insurance
  • 24/7 Staff Support
Experience Volunteering
Region Africa
Country Kenya


Projects Abroad is the leading global organiser of overseas voluntary work placements. Founded in 1992, we have now sent nearly 100,000 volunteers to projects all over the world! Our projects run year-round and we offer a high level of flexibility and choice. With nearly 700 members of staff worldwide, volunteers will benefit from the support and back up that Projects Abroad pr...
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