Recommended TEFL Job – Rwanda experience

This trip will see you experience life in rural Mozambique, whilst building a classroom block at Group Scolaire school, in the village of Shingiro in northern Rwanda. It’s a fantastic opportunity to get involved in improving the access to education for hundreds of local students, whilst developing your leadership skills and connections with like-minded people.

This once-in-a-lifetime experience is run by our Charity of the Year ActionAid, who are working to make a real difference to the lives of people in some of the world’s poorest communities.

No TEFL experience or qualification is required for this experience.

Job Details

Building a library

You’ll be working alongside local people to build a classroom where students can learn. No construction experience is needed!

Experiencing local culture

You’ll be able to sample traditional Rwandan food and take part in local culture via several ceremonies and visits organised throughout the trip.

Seeing ActionAid projects at work

You’ll visit other ActionAid projects in Mozambique and learn more about the charity work they do in the country.


    • Friday 26th October

Meet at London Heathrow and fly to Kigali, Mozambique.

    • Saturday 27th November

Arrive in Kigali and spend some time before welcome dinner.

    • Sunday 28th October

Sightseeing tour of Kigali and transfer to Ruhengeri, where you will be based. Team dinner and project briefing.

    • Monday 29th October – Thursday 1st November

Building the classroom at the school and visiting other ActionAid projects. Dinners at a local restaurant.

    • Friday 2nd November

Final build day and farewell ceremony

    • Saturday 3rd November

Transfer to Kigali and flight to London (arriving Sunday morning)

    • Optional extension: Saturday 3rd November – Tuesday 6th November

Stay in Bwindi National Park in Rwanda for a 3-day gorilla spotting tour. Take part in fun drives and walks and find lions, elephants, buffalo, zebra and perhaps even leopards and rhinos. (£995 extra)

What’s included

What’s included What’s not included
Flights Travel insurance
Accommodation Spending money
All meals and drinking water Alcoholic drinks
Transportation Vaccinations
First-aid trained leader

Find out more:

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Application deadline: 31/08/2018

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Job at a glance

Location: Ruhengeri, Rwanda
Contract Length: 9 days (with optional 3 day extension)
Job Type: Voluntary

Registration fee: £400
Minimum fundraising amount: £3,200

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