HIV/AIDS Awareness Volunteer in Kenya


  • Aid in the fight against HIV/AIDS through victim support and awareness programs
  • Gain invaluable practical healthcare experience alongside local medical professionals
  • Live with a local family and enjoy the day-to-day life of a Kenyan
  • Practice Swahili while enjoying the wildlife attractions, beautiful natural wonders and the diverse Kenyan culture


Be part of the team that halts the HIV/AIDS virus in its tracks! In Kenya, the rate of the HIV/AIDS infection continues unabated. Due to this deadly disease, many families have been plunged into poverty as they lose their sole breadwinners. There have been campaigns to stop the rate of infection but many have been unsuccessful. New Hope works with the grassroots communities that are actively initiating programs that are creating awareness halting the spread of the disease. With your help, these organizations can reach out to more people through awareness and prevention campaigns. Volunteer in Kenya, and be part of the team that contributes to the fight against the virus.


As a volunteer working in the HIV/AIDS project in Kenya, you will be providing care to patients infected with the diseases and also engage the community in educational and training activities. Depending on your skills, experience and interests, and also the needs of the local staff, your daily activities involve, but are not limited to:

Counseling infected patients
Travel with organization to educate communities
Help organization give presentations
Help in daily activities at health clinic
Educating locals
Assisting clinics/hospitals
Increasing the personal risk perception through active participation in HIV/AIDS preventive education in the community
Assisting community HIV/AIDS organizations with outreach programs such as hospice care, recreational and educational programs
Treat small opportunistic diseases such as headaches, stomach aches, skin diseases or diarrhea
Assisting with voluntary HIV counseling and testing
Organizing and leading educational seminars and conferences about the virus
Providing friendship to patients
Take part in support groups for those who are infected
Assisting local organizations with administrative and organizational tasks
Promote human rights and discourage discrimination
Lead lessons on personal hygiene
Promote health education and nutrition

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