Volunteer in Cape Verde

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About the Program in Cape Verde

Arrival: PRAIRA International Airport
Duration: 2-8 weeks
Start Dates 2020 : Start every Monday
Age: From 17 years old

Doing a volunteer program in Cape Verdi provides a unique & worthwhile experience and is a great way to gain new experiences and skillsets while learning about the local culture and people.

You need to arrive on the Sunday before the start date of the program at PRAIRA International Airport. You will be picked up from the airport and taken to your accommodation. You can join the program from 2 to 8 weeks. Departure day is Saturday of your last week.

There are several volunteer projects available and you can build your own schedule and choose which project(s) you want to join and you can also combine different projects!

The minimum duration of the program is 2 weeks. You can start your program with the culture week but this is not compulsory.

On your first day, you will start your program with an introduction to the area, accommodation, facilities and a cultural introduction.

    Volunteer Requirements

    • Volunteers need to be 17 years or over to participate.
    • You need to have your own travel insurance in order to join the program.
    • As this is a cross-cultural program it is important to be flexible and open to local customs and traditions.
    • Participants must have a clean criminal background check and give it to the coordinator on arrival, click here for details

    Accommodation & Melas

    You will stay in a single-gender shared room together with other participants.

    There are 3 meals included from Monday to Friday and 2 meals per day on weekends.

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    About the Volunteer Projects in Cape Verde

    There are different projects available in Cape Verdi. You can build your own program on the application form where you can choose which project you want to join and you can also combine different projects and create your own volunteer program!

    For info on the accommodation click here.

    For the holidays Click here

    Culture Week

    Join the Culture Week and learn about Cape Verdean culture!


    Join the education project and teach children in Cape Verde.


    Help with renovating schools to improve local conditions.

    Sports Coaching

    Join the sports coaching program with local students who want to learn sports!

    Turtle Project

    Join this Turtle conservation program to help to conserve sea turtles.

    Trekking Week

    Explore wonderful Cape Verde and join hiking, trekking and exploring.

    Prices of the Program in Cape Verde

    Prices in Pounds
    2 weeks : 675 Pounds
    3 weeks : 985 Pounds
    4 weeks : 1195 Pounds
    +1 week : 195 Pounds

    Prices in US$
    2 weeks : 945 US$
    3 weeks : 1295 US$
    4 weeks : 1635 US$
    +1 week : 380 US$

    Prices in Euro
    2 weeks : 815 Euro
    3 weeks : 1115 Euro
    4 weeks : 1415 Euro
    +1 week : 325 Euro

    *There is an extra cost of £90/US$130/€95 per week for these programs : Culture Week, Renovation
    **There is an extra cost of £145/US$195/€155 per week for these programs : Trekking & Turtle 

    What’s included: Volunteer Program • Airport pickup • Accommodation • Meals • Support • Pre-departure information

    Not included : flight, insurance, visa, criminal background check, vaccinations, transport back to the airport at end of the program, personal expenses

    Ready for the Experience of Your Life?