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Community Development

Affordable Community Development Volunteer Projects

Community Development projects offer a variety of opportunities for international volunteers that are often unique to the location they are set in but the shared purpose is to improve the circumstances of local communities. The work is often quite mixed and requires initiative to get projects off the ground as well as interaction with different groups of people.

Volunteer Project Review by Havva Mehmed

I loved absolutely every aspect of the project, the women and their children were beautiful. The staff at the center did everything to make sure volunteers were comfortable and always included in day to day duties. I also found it amazing that volunteers were able to start their own projects and see them completed before finishing with their volunteer program. I felt very appreciated and supported throughout my time in the project. My favourite moments were definitely seeing the smiles on the childrens' faces every time they would see us and being able to help make a difference in the lives of the women and children I worked with.

Nationality: Australian
Age: 20
Destination: Kenya

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