Project Overview

    The NGO provides a stable home for the most vulnerable. It is envisioned as a temporary home, an opportunity for them to grow and develop self-reliance until its up to 1000 children and 100 grandparents living with them can return home again.

    Participate in the upkeep and servicing of the Village’s solar farm, which powers the polytechnical school and several other crucial buildings.



    Volunteer Profile (at least 2 of these)

    • Effective communication in English
    • Technical electrical experience useful and recommended but not strictly necessary
    • Self-motivation outside of your comfort zone, confidence with rural living
    • Project Management

    Languages Required

    • English

    Minimum Stay

    2 weeks

    Available Dates

    • All year round
    • Flexible dates

    Open Positions

    8 positions left

    Project Details

    "Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows"


    Kenya – Solar Energy

    Length of programProgram Fee $USD
    2 weeks$140
    3 weeks$210
    4 weeks$240
    5 weeks$310
    6 weeks$380
    8 weeks$480
    10 weeks$580
    12 weeks$720
    • All programs attract a Registration Fee of €279 on top of the Program Fee (partially refundable until 60 days before your program start date). A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment.
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    • *Terms and Conditions do apply.

    What extra costs will I have?

    • Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, in-country trips or tours, transport to and from your placement, transfer back to the airport at conclusion of the program.
    • Spending money – Volunteers in Kenya generally find US$30 to be sufficient for weekly expenses
    Program Fee includes


    • 24/7 in-country support
    • Airport pick-up (Nairobi, Kenya)
    • Program orientation
    • Volunteer placement
    • Accommodation
    • 3 Meals/day
    Registration Fee


    • Most affordable program fees
    • Support from YouSocial Volunteer team
    • Special deals for Tours & Safaris
    • Fundraising kit to fund your project/trip
    • Comprehensive Pre-departure Pack
    • Deals on travel insurance
    • YouSocial Volunteer Certificate

    How to join?

    1. Select a project

    2. Apply

    3. Start packing!

    Ready for a life-changing experience?

    Submit your application to see if you are a good fit for the project selected.

    Apply now