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Maasai International Challenge Africa, a non-profit based in Tanzania, places volunteers and interns in schools, hospital, and orphanages in Africa, Asia and Latin America. You can even sign up for an adventure safari or teach English to school students.
MICATZ facilitates opportunities for individuals, students, groups and gap-year students. Adventure holidays, wildlife programs, language and cultural experience programs such as Swahili Language Study Abroad are just a few examples of the varied programs available.
Each year we place over 500 people into our programs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, India, Nepal, Philippines, Malawi, Bolivia, Sri Lanka, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Peru – Cusco, Peru – Lima and Thailand.
FEE: Program fees include: personalized volunteer placement, project donation, language instruction, cultural education, meals, accommodation, and transportation to and from all MICATZ programs. Also included: pre-departure guidance from MICATZ headquarters staff and 24-hour access to in-country staff.
Dates: Flexible dates and durations of stay. Available throughout year, from 4 weeks-3 months+. You pick your start and finish dates.
Cost: Costs vary depending on length of stay. Starts at $500-750usd for 4 weeks including accommodation, food, transfer from the airport, full pre-departure support, local in-country team support and backup, 24-hour emergency support. Programs with MICATZ start on the 3rd and 15th of every month. Program costs tend to range from $200 (1 week) to $3,000(6 months.)