A community-based NGO. Help with training and building a more sustainable life in Kakamega, Kenya

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Kenya

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    02/08/2020

 
  2020 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    Am pastor Antony aged 45 years and Born again Christian married to one wife Hellen with a family of five children two boys and three girls.
    I pastor a local church in vihiga county in Kenya.
    I love serving others and sharing new ideas and being a brothers keeper.
    Professionally am a psychological counsellor working with vulnerable groups in HIV counseling and testing.
    I am the chairman of this Community Based Organization in Kakamega county for people living with HIV working towards stigma reduction and helping to create income generation activity,tree planting and water resources cleaning to create a health environment.
    Our Community Based organization is registered by the government.
    we also engage in community program of identifying needy orphans and support them in education not forgetting girl child empowerment.
    We welcome volunteers who can help us to improve and have new skills.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Elderly Companion
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Being is a local setting,travellers would be able to interact with the local community and be able to share the experience of how people live in the village/ culture.
    Visit our national heritage sites like the crying stone, equatorial Kakamega forest with it's different species of birds and monkeys.
    They would learn the bull fighting sport in our region which brings bulls from different localities and converge in one center.
    we are neighborhood to the Nyayo Tea Zone plantation hence they can learn more about tea farming and processing.
    Kakamega forest has different tree species,birds,monkeys hence good environment for relaxation and learning. They will learn types of locally available foods,it's preparation and when was it served.

  • Help

    Help

    For the group, We would request your support in helping us design income generating projects to the group members.
    Training programs in sawing to empower the women.
    Tree nurseries and gardening projects.

    On the side of the church,I would request support in building church.
    Borehole drilling to help the community around the church
    Evangelism to reach out to the community.
    Helping children with special needs in one of the special school around who are offering a great support to SNE learner's.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accomodations is at my parents house at Handidi village of Kakamega county. The house has three bedrooms,two for visitors and each bedroom has two beds fitted with mosquito nets
    We have electricity.
    Water Shower

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The area has good security for visitors.
    Health facilities are in place with good personels.
    We have good road network system and our transport system is lovely here you can experience traveling on motorcycle which we call boda boda or tuk tuk and we have also shuttles and public transport.
    The area has good Rocky sites to visit.
    We have rivers and streams where you can enjoy visiting.
    The historic crying stone is also a place to visit at your free time.
    Lake Victoria if another place to be with good resorts for relaxation.
    Kisumu international airport for traveling.
    We also have good weather which is cool for all generation with ⛅ for holidays.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

visiting my maize plantation after church service
My house for accommodation of workaways
Host ref number: 176816183839