Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help the local community.
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.
Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.
Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!
Have your free dinner before going to bed.
No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.
Rock your body! Join our dance classes.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
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All hosts are checked by our team & ambassadors to ensure high-quality listings.
If you are unhappy with your host, we will pay for your accommodation.Learn more
We have an educational program that involves school meetings and other activities with children, and we are raising funds to open up a pet therapy center for elderly and handicapped people starting from next spring. So we might need help with this kind of work as well that involves helping people and requires probably a better knowledge of the Portuguese language than the work with animals.Learn more
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I had a great time in Mindelo with Simabo. I had a private and comfortable room, an amazing and cozy work place and very competent colleagues and supervisors. I had the opportunity to organize my own work schedule and work according to my rythm. The supervisors gave me a lot of advice and supported me in every aspect of my stay. Definetly going to come back
Oh, Antonio! Thank you for your beautiful words! You were also the best volunteer ever, hard working, very competent, flexible, and always, always always, good humored! Your presence can make hard days so much lighter! This is a great gift you have, take care of it! We wish you all the best!
We are an association for the protection of animals and the environment based in Sao Vicente, Cape Verde. Our work with the animals, that includes running a shelter with 100 dogs, a cattery with 18 cats, a 7/12 clinic and ambulant castration campaigns, is partly financed with a hostel for responsible tourists. We have spayed/neutered almost 10.000 animals so far and we are planning spaying/neutering campaigns on the neighboring islands as well...About the host