About us

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.

Our approach

Our Mission
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
Whether it is a reassuring conversation, financial help, education, professional training, or simply the assurance that they are not alone, we will make sure that everyone gets support that meets them where they’re at as quickly as possible.
Our Philosophy
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.

Our Vision

To be the leading volunteer organization in Africa

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Our numbers that speak

We have numbers that push us to give in our best and make sure that we break our own records. We are happy to be growing and helping more day by day.
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