Environmental ConservationEnvironmental Conservation is, simply put, the maintenance, protection and preservation of the environment and habitat, but these implications run deep. Volunteer abroad to work with youth groups to protect precious natural resources integral to community survival.

Visit each country to see available volunteer conservation opportunities abroad.

Kenya

 

Kenya: Common Ground for AfricaCommon Ground for Africa (CGA) has numerous and effective programs at work to mitigate poverty, the single largest threat to human well-being and social stability in Kenya. As a volunteer, you’ll have an incredible range of opportunities from working at Pathfinder Academy to promoting public health/clean water awareness at the ceramic water filter facility to working with women in business development and organic farming trainings.

Agriculture - Sustainable FarmingBusiness DevelopmentBuilding - ConstructionChildrenCounseling and Therapy Cultural StudiesEducationEnvironmental ConservationMedicalPublic Health AwarenessWomen Issues

 

Kenya: Mama-na-DadaMama Na Dada Africa (MnD) empowers girls and women through education so they can gain social and financial independence and escape the prevalent consequences of gender discrimination. This is an immersion program opportunity that allows volunteers to participate in a wide range of diverse community enriching activities.

Agriculture - Sustainable FarmingBusiness DevelopmentChildrenEducationEnvironmental ConservationMedicalPublic Health AwarenessWomen Issues

 

Kenya: Namunyak Maasai WelfareNamunyak Maasai Welfare (NMW) alleviates the harshest conditions for the most marginalized individuals in Maasai communities by creating access to education, public health practices, micro finance opportunities and organic farming training. Your volunteer experience will expose you to a variety of social services including primary education, working with special needs children, economic development with women and building and construction projects.

Agriculture - Sustainable FarmingBusiness DevelopmentBuilding - ConstructionChildrenCultural StudiesEducationEnvironmental ConservationPublic Health AwarenessSpecial NeedsWomen Issues 

Ghana

Ghana: EDYM VillageEnvironmental Development Youth Movement (EDYM) conserves biodiversity and combats environmental degradation by mobilizing, educating and training local youth and others in sustainable agricultural practices and reforestation. As a volunteer, you’ll work with youth in environmental advocacy.

Agriculture - Sustainable FarmingBusiness DevelopmentEducationEnvironmental Conservation

 

Nepal

MVEF

Mountain View Eco Farm (MVEF)  is committed to the research, development, and the promotion of sustainable agricultural training and community development. Their goal is to train youth in ecological farming to promote organic/sustainable farming as an important aspect of our survival and livihood. The opportunity to work with children at the local school, at the clinic and on the permaculture farm is an experience that is holistic and with the nicest people you will ever meet.

 

Agriculture - Sustainable FarmingBusiness DevelopmentChildrenCultural StudiesEducationEnvironmental ConservationMedicalPublic Health Awareness