Iko Poran offers responsible and authentic volunteer programs in Ethiopia, covering all abilities and interests. While volunteering in Addis Ababa, teaching English as an Assistant Teacher, you can also introduce the students to computer literacy or music. In addition, you can practice yoga with the students in Ethiopia, perform wellness coaching or create a vegetable garden and much more. There are also a few sports talents at the school who are looking forward to training with a sports volunteer!
At IKPVA, we are dedicated to providing you with affordable internship opportunities for volunteers in Ethiopia to train children and youth at a school in Addis Ababa. You will have a rewarding experience as an Assistant Teacher in various subjects and will teach promising students between the ages of 12 and 18.
Go for a unique volunteer experience teaching English in Ethiopia in order to foster the young talents at school. At the hostel which accommodates boys and girls from 12 to 18 years old, you will be teaching promising students. They will be very grateful for the opportunity to develop their English skills.Learn More
If you choose to volunteer on computer literacy in Ethiopia, you will grant access for your students to a wonderful tool, that can be implemented in every aspect of their lives. You will not only train them to use computers like average consumers, but also train them to understand principles of databases and programming.Learn More
Volunteer on women’s empowerment in Ethiopia with Iko Poran! You will be teaching life-skills and English to the hostel female students, in order to allow for them to grow personally and professionally. While you make it easier for the young women to access quality education, you end up improving their future employment opportunities.Learn More
Work as a construction volunteer in Ethiopia in order to do some necessary renovation work. Since the student’s hostels require maintenance, renovation & beautification work, you voluntary work will be a great contribution! The project aims to maintain the hostels buildings and also to motivate the students to come and join in the construction project.Learn More
There are many opportunities for sports volunteering in Ethiopia, in order to coach young sports talents. Some of the students even want to become professionals. So, they can greatly benefit from your training and guidance!Learn More
Understanding the benefits of having a lifestyle in accordance with their body, mind and soul is crucial for health and wellbeing. While working with this wellness workshop, you can teach yoga, meditation and physical exercises. So you can help the students to achieve and maintain physical fitness and mental stability.Learn More
Bring your passion and knowledge of gardening in order to develop your volunteer work in Ethiopia. Your volunteer work will both benefit the students in Addis Ababa, who can learn from you, and also the local population! During the volunteer project, you will show the students at school how to grow their own vegetables.Learn More
With your artistic talents, you can make the school students very happy. They will love to learn painting, sculpture and photography with you. While you are teaching your arts students, you will give students the opportunity to develop their creativity.Learn More
Get involved with teaching music and singing as a volunteer, in order give your students a wide range of possibilities to explore their talents and creativity. In many cultures, music is an important part of people’s way of life, as it plays a key role in religious rituals, rite of passage ceremonies, social and cultural activities.Learn More
Upon your arrival, you can enjoy a free week of cultural activities in Addis Ababa. During your stay as a volunteer in Ethiopia, you will have a room with private bathroom. You live next to the students in the hostel in a pleasant and familiar environment. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are also included. You will surely enjoy the authentic Ethiopian dishes!
As a volunteer in Ethiopia, you will discover the beauty of the city of Addis Ababa. Since its inception in the 19th century, Addis Ababa (አዲስአበባ) has always seemed like a magical portal, a gateway to another world. The city offers some tourist spot, with the Holy Trinity Cathedral or the Ethiopian National Museum. When visiting so many interesting places in Addis Ababa, you will have the opportunity to experience the memorable Ethiopian cuisine whose “sponera” bread, injera, is used in place of cutlery to clean several seasoned stews.
Ethiopia is not only Africa’s oldest independent country, but it is also the second-largest in terms of population. Apart from a five-year occupation by Mussolini’s Italy in 1935, it has never been colonized.
Since the country is the home of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church – one of the oldest Christian churches, it looks back over a unique cultural heritage. Ethiopia’s monarchy ended only in the coup of 1974.
Throughout the colonial period, Ethiopia served as a symbol of African independence, and then became a founder member of the United Nations. Nowadays, many international organizations in Africa have their base in Ethiopia.
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