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, internships and medium term volunteer programs in collaboration with community groups or institutions who are in need of voluntary services to empower the community, self-help initiatives and promoting intercultural exchange.
PIVS is set in an African traditional 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 a 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 sustainable initiatives by taking part as volunteers, promoting intercultural exchange.
Pamoja is a “Kiswahili” word, which means "together" or "unity".
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.