Build Businesses,
Change Lives

Defeating poverty through enterprise - one business at a time.

We’re a unique social enterprise that works with micro businesses in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and the Philippines.

By helping these businesses to grow, we create truly sustainable development that impacts on individuals, families and communities.

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UK Volunteers

Are you:

Living in the UK?

Aged 18-35?

Volunteer with Balloon in Kenya, Uganda or Ghana to grow businesses that change lives.

In Country Volunteers

Are you:

Living in Kenya, Uganda or Ghana?

Aged 18-35?

Spend 12 weeks working with local entrepreneurs

Our Work

Build Businesses Change Lives

From life-changing volunteering opportunities to ground-breaking work with big business, Balloon is on a mission to defeat poverty through enterprise.

Read more about our innovative programmes here.

Our Story

All About Us

Balloon was founded in 2012 to defeat poverty through enterprise. Since, we’ve offered over 250,000 hours of support offered.

Read more about the story of Balloon.

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