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Volunteer Africa

In 2014, more than 16 volunteers traveled to Africa with VFP. Explore the possibilities and start planning your trip by checking out our Volunteer Project List today! 

Affordable! Registration fee is only $500, $650 if you are under 18.

Launch your future! Increased global consciousness, enhanced communication and leadership skills, and real world experience will look great on a resume and help you build your future as a global citizen.

Experience something new! You pick the project. Popular themes include environment, children, agriculture, festivals, education, renovation and more.

Customize your trip! Volunteer in an international group for 2-3 weeks or plan an independent adventure for up to a year. We also organize custom projects for student, community and other groups.

Make global connections! Form lifelong friendships, connect with grassroots organizations, and network internationally.

VFP was founded in 1982 and has exchanged over 31,000 volunteers worldwide!

From the field...

"My volunteer experience in Luwero, Uganda was eye-opening and timeless. There is something special about stepping out of your own borders and throwing yourself into something ENTIRELY different."

Samantha Tamburro, Uganda 2012
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In 2014, VFP offered projects in these countries in Africa:

  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • Morocco
  • Nigeria
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Botswana
  • Togo
  • South Africa
  • Tunisia
  • Burundi