Muntada Aid Charity Deployment in Africa
At the heart of our mission of serving humanity are our volunteers. Muntada Aid has a long tradition of transparency and involving various stakeholders in all aspects of our work in the United Kingdom.
We work on the principle, You Give. We Deliver. And we are extending this commitment by inviting interested volunteers to join our deployments in Africa in 2023 and beyond.
If you'd like to join our deployment project, please fill out the interest form below.
Upcoming Deployment: Niger - October 2023
What Will Your Donations Cover?
You will be a part of our upcoming 5-day-long Gift of Sight Mission in Niger in October 2023. We are aiming to perform at least 800 cataract operations during this deployment. The part of the donations you are raising will cover the costs of at least 20 eye operations during your deployment in Niger in October.
The second part of the money you raise will provide 500 school meals at one of our permanent school meals programmes in Niamey. During your stay, you will visit and be a part of our team that looks after the children studying at our school.
The third and final part of your deployment is visiting local farmers who Muntada Aid supports through our Livelihoods programme. Your donations for this deployment will allow you to distribute five animals ( goats) to these farmers.
What Are We Covering?
We will pay for your return tickets from London to Niamey
Cover your accommodation during your stay in the country
Your local transportation and food
Muntada Aid has been in Niger, providing healthcare, water and sanitation, livelihoods and food programmes for over a decade. Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world. Rising armed conflict, deteriorating security, widespread poverty and the impact of climate change pose a real threat to countries in the Central Sahel.
Rising armed conflict, deteriorating security, widespread poverty and the impact of climate change pose a real threat to Niger.
More than 10 million persons (41.8% of the population) were living in extreme poverty in 2021.
Niger is grappling with an influx of refugees fleeing conflicts in Nigeria and Mali.As of August 31, 2022, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) had identified 294,467 refugees and almost 350,000 displaced persons in the country.