Looking to volunteer abroad but don’t have the savings to support your trip? You’ve come to the right place. These volunteer fundraising tips have been shared by previous AVA volunteers, who have found this method invaluable when raising funds for their volunteer overseas trips.

Fund Raising Campaign

At African Volunteer Aid (AVA), we do our utmost to ensure our volunteer programs are affordable; however we realize that the total cost to volunteer abroad can still be expensive by the time that flights, insurance, and all fees are paid. Every volunteer traveller is different and while some volunteers have access to funds for their volunteer trips, there are many volunteers that need to fund raise to obtain sufficient funds to finance their trips.

To help offset this and assist volunteers with their fundraising efforts to volunteer abroad, AVA recommends that volunteers use the crowd funding where they can sign up a fund raiser campaign with GoFund Me. Use social media platforms to notify your friends and family of your fundraising efforts, and provides financial tools for you to receive payments and tracks your progress. The system is incredibly effective and over the past years AVA volunteers have raised more than enough cash for their volunteer abroad trips through crowd funding.