If you go . . .
The nongovernmental organizations, or NGOs, listed below welcome teen volunteers when accompanied by a participating adult.
Cross Cultural Solutions
The program we volunteered for was one of the most expensive. Our fee of $3,182 per person paid for accommodations and three meals a day in the organization’s compound; emergency health care and evacuation insurance; lessons in Swahili plus occasional ones in dance, batik, and drum; information on dress, behavior, and health issues; and visits to nearby historic sites.
Additional costs for each: airfare, work permits $200, visas $100.
Lists types of volunteer organizations and how to investigate them.