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International Education Week Idea’s

Its #InternationalEducationWeek and the Kaya team are here to show you how you can get involved! Whether it’s a study and service program, an internship or even one of our fantastic volunteer abroad opportunities, you can study, learn and exchange experiences on one of our many international...

FAFSA & Your Program Abroad!

How can you pay for your program abroad? That is a great question – and one that is on many students’ minds. The price of going abroad can seem daunting, but the benefits of participating in an abroad program are invaluable! Statistics show that students who do a program abroad are more...

Why Study Abroad with Kaya!

Studying Abroad is much more than just a year or a semester away. It’s a fantastic way to gain credits towards your course, expand your knowledge about the world surrounding you, and gain the skills and international experience that many prospective employers are searching for. Why Study Abroad...

Special Offers Available for Peru and Vietnam!

If you’re thinking about joining us on one of our volunteer abroad projects, internships or study abroad programs then we have some exciting news to share with you… We’ve added 2 new special offers to our website for you to take advantage of! If your passion lies in environmental conservation,...

Win a $2,500 Scholarship to Volunteer Abroad!

As you already know, the cost of international travel and volunteering abroad can be a challenge! To help with this, we have some exciting news to share with you. The guys at Go Abroad.com have joined forces with Lonely Planet, the world’s most iconic travel guide publisher, to help one lucky...

Brand New Projects and Internships with Kaya!

There have been quite a few new additions to our already diverse range of projects and internships recently. In fact, we’ve had so many, that we’ve decided to compile them all into this blog post for you! New projects High Impact Outreach Community project in Ghana – This project involves...

The Magic of Spring in South Africa

We’re now moving into October (how fast has this year gone?), which means spring is in full bloom in South Africa! If you are yet to visit South Africa, then there’s no better time to visit this magnificent country. The air is filled with the sweet scent of blooming wild flowers and the weather...

World’s festivals you need to visit on your 2018 travels

September is here, and back to school is already behind us. Are you already thinking of where to travel in the year ahead? Why not compile your volunteering, internship or study abroad with a famous world festival? We have compiled a list of our favourite festivals to be held in 2018 so that you...

How a Kaya Internship Abroad can Boost your Career

You may think this is ironic, but leaving your current job to pursue an internship abroad can be a great way to boost your career. Even if you’re fresh out of the education system, an internship abroad is one way you make yourself stand out in today’s competitive job market.   What is an...

Plan Something Exciting for this Christmas!

Going abroad over the festive holidays is becoming a popular idea and since Christmas is all about giving, we think volunteering abroad is a perfect way to combine the two. What better way is there to spread the Christmas spirit than to help those who are less fortunate than yourself? Not to...

What is Responsible Travel? Why is it so Important?

We often talk about travelling responsibly. Today, we’d like to highlight what we mean when we talk about “responsible travel”. Whatever your reason is for travelling to a new country, there are things you can do to make your visit a more responsible one. Apart from explaining exactly what...

Fabulous Feedback from our Local Team in Swaziland!

Sheena Christensen is currently participating on our Nutrition Internship in Swaziland. She’s certainly been very busy, involving herself in a wide range of projects during her interning abroad experience. Here’s what the team on the ground have said about her hard work during her time on the...

GCSE and A-Level results – What Next?

Have you just received your GCSE or A-level exam results? Whether you did great or not as good as you hoped, there are still pathways you can choose from that will help you achieve your future ambitions. Volunteering abroad is just one way you can gain unique experience in an area that interests...

Cultural immersion experiences

At Kaya, we have a collection of travel memories and anecdotes that could probably fill up a book! Our team is either composed of former volunteers, gappers or international travelers. We all come from different backgrounds and countries, but we all share the love of cultures and travels. So...

Volunteering Abroad can be done, even if you have Anxiety.

What is Anxiety? In accordance with the UK mental health charity Mind, anxiety is where you experience feelings of unease, worry and fear. Although these feelings are a natural part of our biological reaction when threatened, for some, anxiety can hinder regular day-to-day tasks. The term...

Celebrate World Lion Day with us!

Today, August 10th,  we are celebrating World Lion Day! This day is to help raise awareness on this majestic big cat and raise awareness of their risk to become extinct. In the past 20 years, lion populations have declined by over 40%. Their numbers have dramatically decreased due to prey...

Is Kenya safe to volunteer?

As Kenyans are voting to elect their president today, you might wonder if Kenya is a safe developing country to travel to given the 2007 election violent incidents. It can seem very controversial as you may come across different reports. However, we’d like to use today’s blog to highlight that...
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