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Our Best of Kenya adventure
program provides Africa volunteers and interns abroad in Kenya with
& nature viewing for 11 days. .Apply
volunteer abroad placement, we offer international
internships in Kenya, Africa. This page provides information on some of
the international internship opportunities available in Kenya. More
facilities/projects and information is provided in
We have international internship opportunities for nurses,
doctors, dentists and all other medical professionals
students in these areas; teachers; social workers; gap
year students and basically anyone with or without any
Interns work under
supervision of our staff and the persons
in charge of placement facility. They are hosted close to the projects
under which they work A certificate of
participation is issued at the end of the internship abroad period.
abroad program can be offered
program) or in combination with other programs such as
the adventures and the language and culture program.
typical four week schedule of the Basic
international internships program looks as follows:
and introduction to the program
Day 2: Orientation and
introduction to the local language mainly
Day 3 – 26
Placement with host family and project (eg school
Day 27: Placement ends. Evaluation.
contribution to teach
English as a second language or other subjects will be highly
appreciated and fulfilling to yourself. We work with a number of
schools where you can be placed. Teachers work under the supervision of
an experienced member of the school teaching staff appointed by the
college degree or teaching training are not required, but suitable
are expected to have at least graduated from high school or
be enrolled in a college. On
completion of a mandatory teacher orientation, the
intern or volunteer abroad teacher will be expected to work for between
4 to 5
hours a day. Details
of the some of the schools are provided in the brochure.
greatest cause of
prevalence abandoned children on the streets
in Kenya is poverty. As the HIV/AIDS pandemic takes its toll many kids
have been left without parents to take care of them. Such neglected
kids have often been taken by other families or by charitable persons
and groups and put up in orphanages. Orphanage operators are often in
great need of labor support to supplement their efforts.
interns at orphanages assist in preparing meals for the
washing clothes, doing the dishes and doing the many chores that
running such a place entails. In the evening, once the kids are back
from school, interns abroad in Kenya could play with them plus assist
& Dental internships Abroad
internships are open to healthcare students as well as pre-med,
and pre-nursing students. A student ID is required at the start of the
internship. All prospective medical interns also need to submit a
showing their preparedness for the internship including any relevant
courses taken, and what they hope to achieve from the medical
placement in Africa.
an overseas medical internship (medical students, nursing
or intern), you will
work with local staff in support of the health care efforts. You can
also work as a dental or medical assistant intern at one of the local
you will assist/support the doctor/dentists or clinician in the normal
of medical work e.g. taking vital signs, dressing wounds, taking
patients history, counseling patients, providing
assurance and moral support to patients' family, disbursing minor drugs
are a number of medical and dental clinics in Kenya
can be placed.
We also have wonderful international internship placement opportunities
for dentists and dental technicians and hygienists in a number of
Kenyan hospital dental units. You will find the Kenya dental
medical internship abroad opportunity
enlightening and rewarding.
HIV/AIDS Awareness and Care
collaboration with the local community, a number of local HIV/AIDS
project seek to foster awareness about HIV/AIDS by offering free
programs for the community. Ideally interns overseas in Kenya in this
project are first exposed to the main issues surrounding HIV
AIDS mainly in the first
weeks, volunteers in Kenya accompany local
their routine activities. Those doing internship abroad with this HIV
offering clinics for patients,
families and people wanting to test for HIV and AIDS. Overseas
volunteers will also participate in home visit with the patients and
families to provide treatment, food, and care and sometimes help with
interns will be involved in teaching
Sexually Transmitted Diseases including HIV and AIDS, and teaching
about sexuality, to youths
and parents. International volunteers with HIV and AIDS program in
Kenya should also
be prepared to visit with and providing support to orphans of HIV and
volunteers and overseas interns with the AIDS program
should come prepared to learn and participate in community education.
International interns and volunteers abroad should also be ready to
visit with HIV
and infected members of the community and assist them with domestic
Health/Veterinary Care Internship
program provides a unique opportunity for animal volunteer work
abroad, a chance to learn about animals; about veterinary medicine in
general and specifically about the practice in rural Kenya. For those
aspiring to join veterinary medical colleges, this may be an eye opener
to your career path. For others already enrolled in or graduated from
veterinary medicine schools, it will be an opportunity to practice your
skills in a foreign setting and learn about tropical animal diseases.
Graduates of veterinary schools or animal science programs are welcome
and encouraged to participate in our projects.
volunteers and interns abroad in Kenya assist the
resident veterinary surgeon in his
many duties including handling animals and animal feeds, filling and
keeping animal records and handling medicines. International volunteers
and interns abroad in Kenya
are not be required to have prior knowledge of animal care or even
veterinary medicine. They will be provided with orientation that will
be sufficient for carrying out required tasks.
are a number
of nature conservation projects involving forests , parks, birds and
wilderness conservation in Kenya.
entail examining birds from the ground,
migratory patterns, identify nest making habits, feeding, breeding and
other habits, the challenges posed by human activities plus other
factors that impede on the survival of these bird. You will use
existing literature and the help of Kenyan college
need be to identify bird names.
rest of the
work entails the field study of
indigenous trees, their
population dynamics, regeneration, survival constraints etc mainly by
covered by the fees and is provided by specially selected
local host families.
accommodation can be arranged at extra a cost.
meals provided with prior request.