Being a part of something bigger than yourself is a rewarding experience. And, as an intern at Matanya’s Hope, we offer students an opportunity of a lifetime to better the lives of other youths.

mission and goals

As an international, education advocacy group with a focus in human rights and education, Matanya’s Hope is an accredited nongovernmental organization working in a consultative status with United States and Kenya-based academic institutions.

During the course of our internship, participants will learn about the drastic risks that Kenyan children face every day and have the opportunity to play a role in researching and spearheading efforts to improve the lives of those affected. Efforts include: changing deforestation, addressing the lack of education and academic opportunity, studying the impact of female genital mutilation and forced early marriage, among others.


Matanya’s Hope is looking for students who are independent and looking to contribute to the betterment of the lives of impoverished children in Kenya.

We invite junior, senior, and higher education students in the following study areas to apply: Education, social work, art, journalism, non-profit sectors, grant writing, environmental studies.

Helpful skills include: Organization, writing, computer, communication, fund raising, social media outreach

Current Positions

We offer domestic internships for the fall and winter/spring semesters and Kenya internships for the summer semester.

Want to Become an Intern with Matanya’s Hope?

We are so happy you are interested in joining our efforts! For more information, please contact:

Michelle Stark
Matanya’s Hope
P.O. Box 562
Homewood, IL 60430-4013

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