Kenya: An Authentic Teambuilding Adventure
Connect as a community on an adventure you will never forget. As you volunteer in Kenya in rural communities and immerse yourself in the unique culture, you’ll build group bonds, spend quality time together and share a life-changing experience.
Foster shared values while gaining a deeper understanding of the social issues that locals face through on-the-job learning with the community during the day, and in the evenings by the fire at our unique bush bar—led by guest speakers, knowledgeable facilitators and in-country staff.
Volunteer and learn about the joys and challenges of a traditional way of life first-hand. Discover the beauty of the people and the community and expose your group to new ideas, people and cultures—helping to build empathy, understanding and an increased sense of global awareness.
Create a lasting legacy with your contribution to sustainable development and make a physical impact on the landscape of the community as you work alongside local families who too are creating their own legacy.
- Build a school alongside local community members.
- Walk in a mama’s footsteps as she fetches water.
- Immerse yourself in local culture by visiting a Maasai boma and Kipsigis homestead.
- Study the art of Maasai beading with the expert guidance of the community’s women, sitting under an acacia tree.
- Explore the Maasai Mara by embarking on sunrise and sunset safaris.
- Join Maasai warriors for traditional weapons training.
- Discover Swahili culture and retreat to the white sand beaches of Kenya’s coast.
Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp
A property designed with authentic African decor, set in the heart of the Maasai Mara, Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp offers relaxing spaces to recharge and refresh after a day of volunteering.
- Traditional safari tents feature stone flooring, and fully screened and paneled windows and doors.
- Cottages offer a variety of footprints, including fireplaces, bedrooms, and gathering spaces.
- All accommodations offer modern conveniences including hot water, power, and en suite washrooms.
- Enjoy family-style meals prepared fresh daily by expert chefs on our alfresco dining platforms.
- We have a 10-year record of travel safety for our guests.
- Accommodates groups of all sizes.
Retreat to Toriana Beach House
Discover Swahili culture and history from the comfort of our coastal beach house, Toriana, exclusive to Me to We guests. We invite you to extend you stay and unwind before your Me to We Volunteer Adventure beings, or reward a week of volunteering with some time to relax and recharge. Sited on four waterfront acres near Kilifi, enjoy fresh meals served on the vast terraces, inspiring Swahili and Moroccan architecture, and the white sand of Bofa beach footsteps away. Enjoy the palm fringed beauty of the coast, and plug into local culture and way of life, with all the creature comforts of a private beachside home.
- Tour the historic 16th Century Portuguese site, Fort Jesus.
- Sail at sunset on a traditional wooden dhow fishing boat.
- Visit the colourful markets and narrow streets of Old Mombasa.
- Explore Gedi Ruins, a UNESCO world heritage site.
- Swim in the private infinity pool and swim, snorkel and go beachcombing on Bofa Beach.
- Coastal cuisine, and a menu that always features the catch of the day and fresh local fruit.
- Toriana’s Beach House and Coral House, both featuring air conditioning and four poster netted Swahili beds.
Starting from $4395 USD for Bogani Tented Camp and $4795 USD for Bogani Cottages*
* Per person; Subject to customization.
Your Volunteer Adventure in Kenya includes arrivals assistance, one-night hotel accommodation in Nairobi, seven-night accommodation at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp, and all meals and drinks while at Bogani (purified water, sodas, beer and wine included). Also included are all activities as outlined in the itinerary, two safari game drives, entrance fees to sights in Nairobi, meals as indicated in Nairobi, and the return airfare from Nairobi to the Maasai Mara. In addition, we provide ground transportation throughout the duration of the trip, a Me to We professional facilitator, and Flying Doctors Insurance (evacuation in-country). You will also have access to a day room on the final day of the trip.
Please note: your Volunteer Adventure does not include international airfare, a Kenya entry visa (to be obtained upon arrived at $50 USD per person in cash), or travel insurance (i.e. out-of-country medical, cancellation & interruption insurance). In addition, we do not provide an evening snack in Nairobi upon arrival, or an alcoholic beverage in Nairbobi (with the exclusion of a welcome drink at Jiko Retaurant). Gratuities are not included in the price of your Volunteer Adventure, so we recommend setting aside $5-$10 dollars a day per person for gratuities.
Take the Next Step
“This trip was powerful. We met amazing people, young and old, that shared the common traits of a smile on their face and a drive to lift themselves up through hard work and education. Optimism for their children’s lives and appreciation for the work of Free The Children its staff and volunteers exuded everywhere we went. Dance, song and friendly roadside wave kept smiles on our faces. We participated in a water walk with the Mama’s of Kipsongol. A 50 litre barrel of water leaves a dent in your skull and a lasting understanding of the daily challenge in these Kenyan’s lives.”
“[Me to We] did a great job of mixing up meaningful work with important information, making it such a wonderful experience. Thank you for all of your help in making this happen. It was a great itinerary at such a great location.”
“The experience was transformational and I consider this to be one of the greatest blessings of my life. I hope we can harness the positive energy and do much more in the days and years ahead…”
Me to We Signature Service
Every Volunteer Adventure trip is built on a defining level of service and commitment that stems from our core values. We like to call that our Signature Service.
Personalized service and a friendly helpful team
Trip facilitators, expert local guides, world-class cooks and service staff are dedicated to making your Volunteer Adventure comfortable, safe and unforgettable.
Everything is included
We take care of all the details and creature comforts, like hot water bottles, turndown service and packed lunches, so you can focus on what’s really important. Every day our thoughtful details will surprise and enchant.
Become a friend of Me to We for life
The experience is by no means limited to your time in Kenya. From the time your trip is booked, you will receive information, guidance and support from committed and passionate Me to We staff. And the connections you make and the overall impact will resonate for a lifetime.
Me to We will work with you to create a Volunteer Adventure itinerary to suit your interests, preferences and special needs. If you would like to extend your trip and further explore Kenya’s rich history and sights, from the bustling city of Nairobi to the coastal town of Lamu, we would be pleased to assist in your onward travel arrangements.
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