Improve community knowledge on important environmental matters

Inspire children to pursue sustainability in their lives

Spend time with locals and gain exciting knowledge and memories

Gain a unique opportunity to aid our community in developmental projects

Enhance the overall attitude of the community and increase the quality of life of locals

Volunteers passionate for environmental conservation This volunteer program is especially suitable for:


Working as a volunteer on our mangrove and environmental conservation program will open your eyes to the threats and challenges faced in the Maldives. The Maldives is suffering from severe environmental pressures. However, there is low community awareness of these issues and people lack information related to the dangers they face as a member of the local community. With your help we can help alleviate these problems and create a brighter future for the residents of the Maldives, in particular Hoandedhdhoo.

Whilst working with us as a volunteer your main duties will involve helping to improve and sustain the local eco system. Major tasks include mangrove reforestation and management, cleaning the mangrove systems to remove waste such as plastic bottles, beach cleans to remove accumulated waste, and finally spreading awareness to the local community.

Volunteer roles and responsibilities :

  • Mangrove planting & planting terrestrial trees around the mangrove area
  • Help in regenerating the mangrove forest, through replanting of mangroves
  • Maintenance and development work in the plant nursery & Hoadedhoo Nature Park infrastructure
  • Mangrove monitoring and data collection.
  • Develop material for outreach and educational programmes.
  • Help in promoting mangrove conservation program

You will be given the chance to immerse yourself in a different culture and experience the 'real' Maldives. The Maldives is far more than just luxury resorts (although you will get chance to experience the luxurious resorts too if you wish to have day visit.

Typical day in volunteering

Volunteers taking part in the environmental awareness program will follow a similar itinerary to the one below:

  • Saturday – arrival in Male international airport
  • Sunday – Orientation and island tour covering topics such as safety, culture, language, places to visit, behavior and food.
  • Monday-Friday – Volunteer work: assisting mangrove and environmental conservation activties
  • Breakfast – 7:30-9:00am
  • Lunch – 12:30pm (Saturday-Thursday) 1:30pm (Friday)
  • Working hours on placement – approx. 6 hours a day.
  • Dinner – 7:30pm

** On free Optional activity may include a day visit to tourists’ resorts with a minimum fee to cover transport and access. Discounts available on food and other services

Free Time Activities

As it is a small island there are limited activities to do in your spare time, however, you can go to local café designated or take a walk to the beach and watch the breathtaking sunsets. You can also spend your spare time enjoying some of the many activities on the island.

Price : $1,900
Duration : 2 Weeks
If you would like to come over for more than 2 weeks, get in touch with us for customized price


January - December