Humans of Change Travel Abroad programme Kenya❣️

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Kenya

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  • Description

    Description

    We are an organisation that runs a school in Nyamira to the boarder of Homabay County in Kenya. In 2013 we established a school to get more children into school. We saw it was impossible for young children to walk the long distance to the existing school and during the rainy season access to the school was impossible for all age groups. Our school is a mixed primary school for children from ages 3 to 13 years old, with a total of 140 students. The school provides Education and wellbeing of the children.
    We are working towards being able to feed the children at the school one meal per day. We would like to provide quality education to cover all primary school levels and eventually secondary school years. 
    We are a non-profit organization juggling to keep all costs at an absolute minimum so we can invest all of our funds into the school Education. From our years of experience we have seen that educating a child has an enormous impact on their families and the entire community.

    Choose to spend a more meaningful vacation contributing your valuable time working with Underprivileged children Today!

    Give our Children special encouragement to restore their hope for a meaningful future. Your work in this project is very important but the children will share so much appreciation with you.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Companion
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers are allowed to take part in community ceremonies and participating in different occasions and awarded certificates on various involvements.

  • Help

    Help

    Short and long-term volunteer services needed : direct service, administrative support, fundraising, and most of our volunteers will serve as teachers, tutors, mentors, doctors, chaplains, builders and coaches. They will organise events, participate in fundraisers, develop new resources, provide logistical support,assist with promotional events and provide leadership and guidance. Their roles will not be limited by vision of the school and organisation.
    Volunteers will also support in feeding , caring ,educating and supporting orphans and vulnerable children in Western Kenya. They will also support our Art project, farming, charity work among others.
    The volunteers will offer to the community 5 hours help daily. They will be involved in teaching the community on entrepreneurship, micro-financing, double banking, proposal writing, home based care for the sick, orphans and vulnerable children. They will also be involved in fundraising, video filming and documentation for the projects, cooking among other duties as they may want to engage into them. Volunteers can donate to any of our projects at their own will and interest.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Swahili.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation is available at the homestead of the chief executive Director. They will sleep in specious rooms with mosquito nets provided for each bed. Volunteers bathe from a hot shower and Flash latrines are available for volunteers. You are required to provide $5 per day for food as we may not afford food of your choice.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are non-smokers, Non-Drug users and Non-Drinkers
    Our volunteers to tell us the skills they have and how long they would like to stay with us in their profiles. Kenya has many tourist attractions that our volunteers will enjoy while with us. They will learn swahili as common language in Kenya, visit tourists attractions, at the beaches at Coast, Maasai, among others during their free time for adventure and recreation.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours day, maximum 5 days a week

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    This host charges a fee

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    5 USD a day for food


Host ref number: 785151196547