Elective Africa

News, Program Updates & Events

Spring Discount Offer Extension

Due to the amazing response that we have received from many interested applicants, Elective Africa has decided to extend the discount period for the 50% discount on the reservation deposit up to May 4, 2014........
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My time here in Migori,Kenya with Elective Africa program has been the greatest experience of my life. I have been on the fence for quite sometime about whether or not I wanted to pursue a career in Medicine but wasn't sure where I would get the inspiration that I needed.The Doctors at Migori District Hospital were so keen on giving me the hands on experience that wouldn't have been offered as a premedical student back home. They truly pushed my limits and challenged me to step outside of my comfort zone. It was bewildering at times to stop and recognize the differences in practice as well as the similarities ... continue reading →

Renee K. Bartlett, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, June 5, 2013



Tanzania and Kenya are our popular destinations for most program participants. Arusha provides a wholesome experience for added adventure to the typical elective program. Mount Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti are all within driving distance to our hospital locations. While in Kenya, Mombasa, known for its popular tourist attractions and white sandy beaches closely rivals Malindi’s rich cultural heritage and history. Migori, situated in Western Kenya is ideal for those seeking a rural experience. It is also where you will learn more about President Obama’s Kenyan ancestry and culture.