Non-governmental organizations are organizations that are dedicated to assisting people in various aspects of human life in places that in dire need. These organizations do not receive any pay from those receiving their services and depend solely on donors and well wishers.
In Kenya, there are a lot of NGOs that provide the best job opportunities especially if you are dedicated to helping people and creating a better world for needy people. On average, anyone working for an NGO earns an approximate of not less than Kshs. 100,000 but that is not the best part. Most NGOs have attractive benefits that make anyone want to work for them such as travel benefits, networking and interaction with people from different countries, Cultural knowledge and awareness etc. You also get an opportunity to offer selfless services and make a difference one person at a time.
Here is a compiled list of the best paying NGOs in Kenya.
1. World Vision
This is a Christian organization based in 20 countries. For you to qualify for any position, aside from education, you must show your passion for Christ and for helping the needy.
USAID stands for United States Agency for International Development. Its main aim is to alleviate poverty and suffering in developing countries especially Africa. This means it offers a lot of travelling opportunities and benefits.
3. United Nations
This is a very popular NGO in Kenya owning other different NGOs such as World Health organization (WHO), UNICEF and UNESCO. The biggest benefit of working with the UN is travelling since it has offices in almost every country in the world.
The organization has been around for a long time and is dedicated to the very needy people in society. To get a job position with them all you need is a degree and some years of work experience.
5. HF Foundation
Housing Finance Foundation was established to offer quality entrepreneurial services to Kenyans. It aims at securing the future of Kenyans by creating a workforce in the real estate industry.
6. Amnesty International
This organization is very much dedicated to fighting for the rights of people from being abused around the world.
7. Mercy Corps
The organization is dedicated to offer humanitarian services to the less privileged in society.
8. Care International
This organization mainly offers its humanitarian services to countries with emergency situations like wars, floods, droughts and other disasters.
9. International Rescue Committee
This organization creates favorable conditions for people who have lost their means of livelihood either due to natural calamities or even wars and even diseases, to restart a new.
10. Doctors Without Borders
This organization has a team of very dedicated medics who are fearless in providing medical assistance to the needy around the world. It provides access to the very basic medical needs of people and comes in handy especially during natural calamities.