You Make the Difference. Global Volunteering Opportunities

Location: Argentina: Buenos Aires; Brazil: Rio de Janeiro; Cambodia: Phnom Penh, Siem Reap; Colombia: Ibague; Costa Rica: Limon; Ecuador: Nanegalito; Ethiopia: Addis Ababa; Ghana: Rural Areas; India: Kerala; Kenya: Mombasa; Namibia: Windhoek; Nepal: Chitwan, Kathmandu, Rural Areas; Peru: Arequipa, Cusco, Iquitos; South Africa: Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Jeffreys Bay and 2 other cities; Sri Lanka: Badulla, Galle; Tanzania: Arusha; Thailand: Bangkok, Koh Phangan and 2 other cities; Uganda: Fort Portal, Jinja and 2 other cities

Program Duration: 1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, Alternative Spring Break, Summer

Dates: 2019,2020,Year Round

Iko Poran Volunteer Abroad - IKPVA

Rua Prefeito João Felipe, 571/101 Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20.251-140 Brazil


Iko Poran is a well-established NGO offering a wide range of life-changing volunteer programs in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

These safe, affordable and meaningful programs include Teaching, Childcare, Community Development, NGO Support, Construction, Environmental Protection, Animal Conservation, Sports, Art & Design, Medical/Health Promotion and many special projects to match your skills and interests.

We run our own projects and, over the past 17 years, have supported thousands of volunteers to make a difference in local communities and have the time of their lives.

We have created an international network to offer a wide range of possibilities for volunteers all over the globe, enabling them to contribute in the most affordable way. Our mission is to help leave a lasting mark on the world!

Visit our website and apply online; you will receive a response within two working days.

Why Iko Poran?
• We believe that volunteering shouldn’t cost the earth. Our program fees start at only $154.
• You experience a new country not as a tourist, but from a local perspective.
• We focus on providing a good experience for you - welcome, orientation, accommodation, placement, and on

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

Volunteers pay first the registration fee of US$149 that covers:
- Pre-departure support
- Volunteer training guide
- Complete country guide
- Fundraising guide and support from specialists.
- Office costs

30 days before start date volunteers pay their program fee that varies according to the program length, it covers:
- Accommodation
- Meals in most programs
- Airport pick up
- Orientation
- Program coordination & supervision
- 24/7 emergency support
- Local administration costs.

Volunteers are responsible for their own flights, visas, travel insurance and vaccinations if needed

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Special Needs
  • Economic Development
  • Reforestation
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Trail Building
  • Wildlife
  • Veterinary Science
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development
  • Orphans
  • Organic Farming
  • Nutrition
  • Nursing
  • Medicine
  • Marketing
  • Marine Conservation
  • Hospital
  • Health Education
  • Health Care
  • Health
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Gender Issues
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Culture
  • Conservation
  • Community Development
  • Arts
  • Animal Welfare
  • Community Centers
  • Recreation
  • Public Health
  • Tree Planting
  • Human Rights
  • Environment
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • AIDS
  • Cooking
  • Computer Training
  • Childcare & Children
  • Biological Research
  • Agriculture
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Guest House
  • Other
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
30 days
Year Founded