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Street Children Caretaking in Ethiopia

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks




Ability to work in group, having a passionate heart to street kids.

Minimum Education

High School


  • English

Cost in US$:

18 per day

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • Language instruction
  • In-country orientation/Training

Program Fees Include:

A 1 litter of bottled of water per day.
touring in the country on the weekends.
serving hot meal 2 times a week in a local feeding center where 800 homeless people will be there.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Nutrition
  • Social Work
  • Street Children
  • Youth
  • Youth Ministry

Typical Volunteer

Any one who have the heart for children and the needy.

Age Range

17 - 60

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

5 days

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home

Mercy Ministry Happy Children Home is a Christianity based organization. We do not require our participants to be of the same faith. Our volunteers will not be involved in religious proselytizing.