Volunteer Reviews

Kindergarten Review in Kenya

I had the pleasure to work in a kindergarten in Kenya. I am 21 years old and from Hamburg, Germany. The project is located in Central Kenya. It takes about one hour to get there from Nairobi by car. The volunteers live in a flat together. Monica is the local manager and she helps everyone a lot to get to …

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Review of Food Security & Farming in Kenya

Since the day I had decided to visit Kenya and participate in the agriculture program, I was very excited and this feeling grew with each day. It was in a good way – with excitement, although I did not really know what to expect. I only knew that I might need some time for it to feel like home – …

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Kenya Teaching Project Review

It has been an amazing stay in this project. Since the first day, I felt like this is my home. The team was very friendly and helpful. I arrived on Sunday and the coordinator picked me up. I met the other volunteers and there was another coordinator. They explained to me all about the project and the house rules. On …

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Living in a Maasai Village in Tanzania, Life Changing!

I could barely feel my legs anymore as the jeep turned left from the paved highway. And the road? Well, it wasn’t much of one anymore. The car was now winding its way through the bush while impalas often rushed through the landscape. I was headed to a Maasai village in the middle of nowhere. To get this opportunity to …

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Teaching in Kenya!

A full week has passed since I came back to Spain after spending six weeks in a community program in the Gatanga area in rural Kenya. I did my work in the Kirwara Primary School, first in the Summer Camp and then in the special kids classroom of the school. What can I say? I want to thank you all …

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A Walk with a Local: Rural Kenya

If you walk opposite from the seashore at Diani Beach, you will stumble across sets of tiny villages that are home to this rather unheard of a tribe – the Digo people. I’m a sucker for the road less traveled by, and the amazing thing about Africa is how easy it is to get there if you open up to …

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