Construction & Renovation: Cape Verde

Get involved in renovating local village schools and help the students have better learning conditions. This project supports schools in and around Tarrafal by restoring and renovating their infrastructure in order to create better learning conditions for the students. We also help the schools by providing learning facilities where and when needed. The projects include renovating libraries, playgrounds and anything that might need a helping hand at the time!

  • 18 Meals (Vegetarian Options)
  • All Transport & Accommodation
  • No Hidden Charges or Application Fees
  • Meet volunteers from all over the world
  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport Transfer (Departing)

I recommend this magical experience. I made new friends from all over the world. I felt very satisfied with the work done, I experienced a different month that made me reflect on many things about the life. The friendships were fantastic You have to be able to adapt to a different lifestyle, but there are many people ready to support you. There will be moments of fatigue and stress, but this experience will change your life. If you are ready, I highly recommend this experience.I felt very satisfied with the work done, I experienced a different month that made me reflect on many things. The friendships were fantastic.

Cristel Rogers, Netherlands 22

Construction & Renovation: Cape Verde

£402.50 Per Weekfrom
Pay £250 deposit

The dramatic landscape of Cape Verde, an archipelago to the west of Africa, only hints at the exhilration of visiting this unique ecoregion. Volcanic in origin and experiencing a milder climate than most of Africa, when visiting Cape Verde you may be lucky enough to spot one of the several animal species only found here! Whichever your choice of package, you will certainly help the local communities - human or otherwise!

  • Length1-12 Weeks
  • Avg. Age17+
  • No. Of Meals18
  • Avg. Group Size10-40
  • Starting PointTarrafal
  • Ending PointTarrafal

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Starting Dates


Day 1

Welcome to your New Home

Get ready to be greeted with a warm Cape Verdean welcome by our transfer coordinator! Picture this: You step off the plane and make your way to the meeting point, where our coordinator will be eagerly awaiting your arrival. From there, they'll whisk you away to your accommodation while filling you in on all the exciting adventures in store for the next few days. It's the perfect start to your Cape Verde adventure!

  • Meals IncludedBrunch, Dinner
  • Room TypeVolunteer House
  • Activities IncludedAirport Transfer
Day 2 - 6

Construction & Renovation

Your work may involve tasks where you will be able to help to create a positive learning environment in a local school. The project involves hard physical and manual labour, as you will be laying bricks, doing carpentry, painting, laying tiles, and landscaping / gardening. We may also involve you in renovating buildings, painting, repairing the furniture, fixing equipment and so on. This programme requires you to be hands on and flexible in your duties!

  • Meals IncludedBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Room TypeVolunteer House
  • Activities IncludedBuilding, Painting, Gardening, Doing Carpentry, Repairing
Day 7

Choose Your Own Adventure!

The weekend is time for you to spread your wings a little, if you’re up for it. We’ve equipped you with some language basics, introduced you to the local cuisine…now lets see where that can get you! You’re free to organise any adventure you care to, or simply chill ahead of the volunteer work. We can offer advice on where to go, if you need it.

  • Meals IncludedBreakfast


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Construction & Renovation: Cape Verde

Make a lasting impact on local communities by enhancing school environments through hands-on tasks like bricklaying, carpentry, painting, and landscaping. Unleash your creativity to beautify school surroundings, guided by a local coordinator. Enjoy this rewarding, action-packed experience while supporting students and fostering positive learning spaces.

The Program

Lend a hand in transforming village schools around Tarrafal, fostering improved learning environments for students. From renovating libraries to playgrounds, we provide resources and support wherever needed. Be a part of positive change in education.