Inside Rwanda | 2018

August 27, 2018 - September 4, 2018

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Application deadline: May 15, 2018
 
Travel with other young professionals from around the world to volunteer with the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village (ASYV), the youth village that is changing Rwanda. Use your skills and teach English and art lessons, farming initiatives, sports programs, and more. Engage in a meaningful exchange with remarkable students and learn about Rwanda's history through day trips and site visits.
 
Click here to view the full sample itinerary.
 
Itinerary Highlights:
  • Immerse in village life; spend the week getting to know the incredible students, staff and volunteers of the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village
  • Put your skills to good use; participate in and help facilitate English, art and technology classes, farming initiatives, sports programs, and more
  • Learn about the history of Rwanda through visits to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center, Nyamata Memorial site and briefings with local experts
  • Go on safari! Enjoy a day trip to Akagera National Park
  • Explore Kigali and surrounding villages to get an authentic feel for life in Rwanda
Participation fee: $850 USD* 
(This trip has been highly subsidized in order to provide greater access and opportunity. Average actual cost of an Entwine Insider Trip is estimated at $4,500/person.)
 
Participation fee includes:
  • Local transportation within Rwanda
  • Meals
  • Hotel Accommodations (note: the participation fee covers accommodations in double rooms; participants may elect to stay in a single room for an additional fee)
  • Site visits, briefings, tours, etc.
  • Medical and emergency evacuation insurance
*Please note that your participation fee does not include int’l airfare to/from Rwanda.
 
To learn more click here for a FAQ.
 
Post-Trip Fundraising Project: Please note that participation in this experience includes a mandatory fundraising component to help ensure ASYV's future. As a group, participants of Inside Rwanda will be required to raise a total of $6,000 to be raised within 6 months of the trip to the Village. ASYV will create a peer-to-peer fundraising website for the group to assist in this important effort. More information will be shared upon notification of acceptance.
 
About ASYV: ASYV began as a special project supported by JDC and is a residential community in rural Rwanda, home to youth who were orphaned during and after the genocide in 1994. The Village is designed to care for, protect and nurture its students while developing Rwanda's future leaders. Within ASYV's supportive and structured community, the rhythm of life is being restored, with the ultimate goal of equipping young people who have lived through great trauma to become healthy, self-sufficient, and engaged in the rebuilding of their nation.

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