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Support Community Development Projects in the Philippines

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months


Every Monday


Experience and passion for working in the community and interacting with the people are needed. Participants must also possess enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about the environment and the place's culture.


  • English

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees

Program Fees Include:

• Accommodation: Single or shared room in a home-stay with mosquito net & clean drinking water
• Food: 2 meals per day - Breakfast and dinner
• Airport pick up and drop off from Tacloban Airport
• Training: Pre-departure pack, on-site orientation and project induction provided
• Support: 24 hour support from on- site coordinators
• Excursions: Staff may be able to help plan weekend excursions but they are stretched at the moment due to the demands of coping with the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Culture
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Human Rights
  • Nutrition
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

A Kaya volunteer shows enthusiasm, spirit and life to stimulate and bring something new to the residents; love, patience and a listening ear for the people; and a good motivator with a positive and optimistic attitude.

Age Range


This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network