volunteer in Sri Lanka
Make a real difference;
while safely experiencing the island that offers a continent of experience
Join us in 2017, and 2018
We're a UK non-profit, placing volunteers in government schools, colleges, universities, villages, and orphanages providing you with unique volunteering opportunities in Sri Lanka.
Hi! We're Paul and Jane, both professional educators and education managers, who set up GAFV after being invited by government to support education in Sri Lanka.
All our volunteering is community initiated - from teaching English in schools and orphanages, to working with turtles, to building toilets. All in a day's volunteering!
You'll love volunteering in Sri Lanka, and you'll have an experience that changes yours and our world.
As an education company, we have a unique position of trust in Sri Lanka, and our range of professionally planned and supported projects, can be tailored to suit your outcomes.
Whether teaching monks in their schools and universities, teaching and coaching English in government schools in lessons, or through sports and the arts, or building infrastructure, you will have an amazing experience with unique, and unmissable opportunities.
Aged 16- 70? Join us for the adventure of a lifetime and make a real difference in Sri Lanka.
With Give A Fig, you'll experience this beautiful safe and incredible tropical island, its people, vibrant culture, festivals, and unique environment from within.
Enjoy our unique programmes with villages and schools, our TESOL, craft and cookery courses, and invitations from the people to join in their festivals and celebrations,
You'll love being here to explore, whether you are here for 2 weeks or 52 weeks, whether you're volunteering as an individual, or in a group, mapping out your own travel, or joining one of our tours, we'll be with you all the way.
Boost your CV, develop and use your skills, and make a difference on this amazing placement that is for anyone with an interest in children, Teaching, Teaching English, Teaching English Overseas, and Education in Developing Countries. We welcome complete beginners to those who are retired teachers.
Use your English language, interests and skills to transform students' opportunities volunteering with them and using English in government schools. All children learn English from age 7, and this is a vital language for their future economic prospects. Your volunteering with them will enable them to use English as a living language, and you will gain genuine international school / English teaching experience, and real knowledge of Education in Developing Countries through this Sri Lankan government Education partnered project. More information.
For more information about our other projects, visit our volunteering project page.