Volunteer or internship programs in Africa through ELI International Volunteers introduce you to this misunderstood continent by making you an active member of a local community. Look beyond the problems and you will discover the friendliest people on the planet, not to mention the breathtaking wildlife. We offer volunteering and internships, summer programs, yearlong programs, winter breaks, spring breaks, mid-career sabbaticals, you name it!
When you come to know Africa, you will probably return time and again, as many of our alumni do. Past participants have returned to start orphanages, a TB ward, a food project for kids, and more. Several have created foundations to support projects they have come to love. One couple adopted a child. You too may develop a life-long passion for this continent.
Choose humanitarian aid, working with orphans, micro-finance, healthcare, conservation work, or perhaps intern with a law firm in Kenya, a multinational corporation in Cape Town, South Africa, ELI International Volunteers provides seemingly endless opportunities! Visit our pages for the 6 African nations where ELI works by using the menu to the left or the program list below. We look forward to seeing you in Africa!