What's your creative passion?
Learn and teach
Discover Kenya
Accomodation

Forget what you know about gap year travels...

We are focused on delivering creative workshops in to schools, orphanages and the local theatre. We develop workshops with students and young professionals in music, drama, dance, photography, art, and filming making. You have have workshops taught to you by local artists too. All volunteers stay together in a beautiful home and get to explore this unique part of Africa.

Photos of previous students in Kenya

Volunteer

Our volunteers work with a local orphanage, a school and a streetchild rehabilitation centre. You have the opportunity to volunteer on creative workshops in drama, music, dance, art, jewellery and crafts.

Learn

You have workshops taught to you by local artists. Volunteers, students and locals learn from each other and work in a collaborative way on projects that are sustainable. All volunteers will be fully orientated with regard to the local culture, their workshops and ways to approach and run their projects. Days are busy and when your working it is challenging, exciting and exhausting as your workshops often lead to a presentation or exhibition by the children.

Explore

We organize weekend tours - adventures to the Masai mara and the Great Lakes to see wildlife and visit conservation projects. Then there's the white sandy beaches of the Indian ocean. If you're feeling really adventurous we do trips up Mt.Kenya and Kilimanjaro, not to mention magical safari tours on your doorstep.

Creative projects, tailored to you

Our volunteers work with a local orphanage, school and a streetchild rehabilitation centre. You have the opportunity to volunteer on creative workshops in...

Art

Share your skills with the children and be inspired by landscapes, scenery people and other local artists.

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Craft & Jewellery

Discover how traditional jewellery is made, its story and meaning. Sharing your skills with the children to present a collection of work.

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Dance

Lead workshops in dance and movement and have pop up perfomances in the local areaand be inspired by local and traditional dance.

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Drama

Learn to lead workshops on improvisation, storytelling and eventually put your own show on!

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Music

Bring your musical talent and work with local musicians help the children put on a concert, whilst experiencing the diversity of East African music.

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Photography

Get out and about on the Kenyan Plains and learn the secrets of landscape photography on one of the planets most stunning terrains.

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Also help us to...

Help to deliver lively English and phonics booster classes, deliver after school sport sessions and also volunteer with a local forestry project and help farm the orphanages food as well

Mama Africa's house, where you'll be staying!

Interested? Meet us for a chat...

Before we accept anyone onto the program, we arrange a meeting to chat through exactly what you'll be doing and make all the personal arrangements. It's a great chance for you to ask us any questions and find out specific information about your prefered course. We'll also give you the low down on all the activities you'll be able to do.

If you're interested, fill in the form below and we'll be in touch to arrange a meeting.