Rieko | Environmental Internship
  Health, Education, Environment


Environmental Internship
Environmental awareness and environmental sustainability is a huge issue in today’s world.
Rieko Kenya is happy to be introducing environmental projects to Migori county to make our home more sustainable and clean. Come to Kenya to see the issues we are facing and be part of the solution!

What will I be doing?
We have an array of environmental projects including: school farming, tree planting, community education and awareness. It is your choice to be a part of one or all of these options. Depending on your project focus will decide where best to be located.

Where will I volunteer?
Rieko Kenya is currently working with communities in Migori County, specifically in Mikei Village, Muhuru Bay and Migori town. Other project locations in around Migori county are constantly being added to our portfolio so please ensure you tell our team your location preferences when you are looking to sign up.

How long will the placement take?
This is dependent on your personal resources and your course requirements back at your home institution. This internship placement can range from 3, 6, 9 or 12 months.

Where will I stay?
Rieko interns will be housed in home stay accommodation, volunteer housing or hotel accommodation, depending on your budget. The exact location is dependent on the community you will be working with however we have a wide range of options available. Rieko’s main housing in Mikei village which is a twenty-minute drive from Migori town. We also have home-stays and staff housing in Muhuru Bay overlooking the famous Lake Victoria. All accommodation is private and secure. 

Who can apply?
If you are currently studying Environmental Sustainability or any related degree at a post-institution either locally in Kenya or abroad, this program is for you! If you have a passion for travelling, people and learning you will love this internship and have an experience of your life.

What’s next?
Please contact the Rieko team to ask any other questions that you may have. We look forward to having you intern with us!


Edward Kabaka Ochenge
Country Director, Rieko Kenya.
Tel.+ 254 729 864 061
Charity Registration no. OP.218/051/2010/064/6233
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