Home to the largest population of any country in Africa, Nigeria has turned into something of an economic and cultural driving force for the entire continent.
Like most African countries, Nigeria has a colonial past, but is fast moving forward on the world stage and developing rapidly in economic terms, whilst also staying true to its strong and colourful identity. Powered by large oil reserves, Nigeria is trying to show Africa what is possible for its people when they work together. The country is fortunate to have a government that is now trying to use its oil wealth to boost the standards of living of its people, and also the quality of education and the numbers of its youth attending school. Read More
Location The center is located in Kenya’s Rift Valley, in an area known as the African Great Lakes region, meaning when you are not working you are within two hours of some of the most spectacular national parks, wildlife, and adventure experiences you will find.
For more than 80 years, IVS have been offering volunteering projects for peace and are recognised by the UN as the UK’s oldest international volunteering organisation.
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