Meaningful Adventure - Volunteer Experiences in Rwanda
1-2 Week, 2-4 Week
In 2016, trips are slated for Aug. 13 to 27 OR Dec. 3 to 17
No special skills required.
Type of Programs
- Community Service & Volunteering
- Adventure Travel
Cost in US$:
About $2,400 CDN (price will vary depending on exchange rates)
- 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:
You won't have to sleep in a hut or survive on energy bars the entire trip. 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. That includes in-country meals, accommodation and transport, as well as a substantial direct donation to the host partner Grace Rwanda. This cost does NOT include airfare; however, the entire amount paid through Developing World Connections, flight included, is eligible for a charitable tax receipt in Canada.
You can also fundrais for the costs of your trip 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.
- Building & Construction Projects
- Community Centers
- Community Development
- Grassroots Organization
Anyone with an open mind, an adventurous spirit, and a caring soul. Families. Singles. Couples. Adults. Youth. 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.
16 to 101
This Program is open to
Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.
Typical Living Arrangements
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
Post Services Include
- Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
- Exit Debriefing Abroad