We are proud winners of the “Best Volunteering Organisation” category at the British Youth Travel Awards 2016 with two gold and two silver awards over the past 4 years. Read more about our approach to responsible travel.FIND OUT MORE
Welcome to Kaya Responsible Travel
Join us to see the world and make a difference
With hundreds of ethical volunteering, internship and study opportunities, you can contribute to community development and environmental conservation initiatives around the world.START YOUR SEARCH NOW
Get valuable work experience abroad in organisations making a difference. Internships and practicums in a range of disciplines in community and conservation settings.FIND OUT MORE
Health and Medical programs abroad
Kaya’s healthcare and medical placements offer the highest ethical standards for project work abroadFIND OUT MORE
Matching you to the right project
We work with every participant to help identify the best project match – so you and the project can get the most out of your placement.
A WORLD OF CHOICE!
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Volunteer Abroad, Intern, Gap Year & Responsible Travel
Don’t just travel as a tourist – with Kaya Responsible Travel experience the real world and make a difference. Kaya gives you the opportunity to volunteer abroad, learn a language abroad, gain valuable work experience overseas, or take a gap year.
Volunteer in Central and South America, Africa or Asia- Pacific on a wide range of sustainable projects. We have projects that suit both skilled and unskilled volunteers and we cater for many different types of people: individual volunteers, family volunteers, all kinds of group volunteers including social groups, corporate groups, school groups and university groups. Also, if you are travelling as a couple, you might want to check out our honeymoon volunteer projects – you don’t have to be on your honeymoon to enjoy the benefits these projects have to offer.
Featured African Projects
The African continent is famous for its incredible scenery such as Victoria Falls and Mount Kilimanjaro, its varied wildlife including the famous Big 5, and the challenges that its varied population are facing from access to education to underfunded healthcare.
Featured Asia-Pacific Projects
With opportunities to take a gap year, to get involved in a sustainable volunteer project or internship you have the opportunity to discover and immerse yourself in cultures that have their roots deeply planted back hundreds of thousands of years.
MY KAYA EXPERIENCE
Why choose Kaya?
HIGH QUALITY AND VETTED PROJECTS
Working with existing sustainable projects we are in regular contact with the local teams ensuring genuine quality placements, in line with Kaya’s mission statement.
MATCHING PEOPLE TO PROJECTS
We match your skills and interests with the needs of our projects, ensuring meaningful placements for all.
AWARD WINNING VOLUNTEER COMPANY
Once gold medal and twice silver medal winner of Best Volunteering Organisation (BETA 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
HAVE A QUESTION?
We pride ourselves on providing you high quality placement information throughout your application process and whilst on the ground. Connect with us if you have any questions.
Play our introduction video below or take a look through some of our featured videos for a taster of some of our projects. More videos here.
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