Who we are
Pamoja International Voluntary Services (PIVS) is a non-profit, Non Governmental Organization (N.G.O.) without any political or religious or sectarian affiliation.
PIVS co-ordinates, plans and organizes International work camps, Internship and Medium Term Volunteer program in collaboration with community groups or institutions in need of voluntary labour or service to empower community self-help initiatives and promoting intercultural exchange.
PIVS is set in an African tradition way of life thus focusing on its vision to improve the people’s way of life by working with them from grass root levels. PIVS was founded in 2001 and registered in 2002 at the Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Gender, Sports, Culture and Social Services as Community Based Organization and in 2007 PIVS was elevated and registered as a Non Governmental Organization.
It is committed to especially set-up and co-ordinate Work camps in various part of Kenya, especially marginalized areas, which plays a pivotal role in co-ordinating voluntary work, strengthening communitysustainable initiatives by taking part as volunteers, promoting intercultural exchange.
Pamoja is a “Kiswahili” word, which means Together or Unity. Members of Co-ordinating Committee for International Voluntary Services (CCIVS) – France and Eastern African Work Camps Association Network (EAWA) – Uganda and members of Youth Agenda (YAA) – Kenya.
To promote inter-cultural exchange and volunteerism by offering people an opportunity to give back their resources by taking part in or getting involved in positive activities that promote personal/society/community development and sustainability
We stand for "initiative by youth and women" as we need young minds for a focused future and being a youth organization. Our Philosophy is to provide a new enlightened leadership, new value systems and a new social economic orientation
Our entire team wants to see a world where everyone struggling in any way feels able to reach out and has people who’ll help them with education, jobs, and more. We want to spread out in every region so we’ll be reachable to all.