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Meaningful Adventure - Volunteer Experiences in Rwanda

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates

Please contact us for the latest trip dates

Qualifications

No special skills required.

Type of Programs

  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Adventure Travel

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

About $2,400 CDN (price will vary depending on exchange rates)

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

We take great care to pre-screen your accommodations so they are clean, comfortable, and acceptable by North American standards. Restaurants providing everything from local to Western cuisine are chosen for their high standards in food preparation. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated.

Program cost is approximately $2,400 CDN. These costs include in-country meals, accommodation and transport, as well as a substantial direct donation to the in-country partner, Grace Rwanda. This cost does NOT include airfare. But if you book your flights through a DWC travel agent, the entire amount paid through Developing World Connections, flight included, is eligible for a charitable tax receipt in Canada.

You can also fundraise for your trip costs and all donations of $20 or more are eligible for a tax receipt from DWC. Also included: access to a dedicated travel agent, issuance of charitable receipts, administrative resources, bottled water, trained team leader, cultural components, and 24/7 staff support.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Youth

Typical Volunteer

Anyone with an open mind, an adventurous spirit and a caring soul. Our volunteers have been singles, couples, families, adults, seniors, retirees, youth and high-school students We have had volunteers range in age from 16 to 83 years old and their backgrounds have been as different as their ages. No special skills are required and if you have physical limitations, you can work according to your ability.

Age Range

16 to 101

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 5-30

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

one day

Post Services Include

  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad