Lend a hand in Nyalenda community Kisumu, Kenya

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Kenya

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    16/06/2020

 
  2020 

 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    My friends and I run a charity school and a farm in Nyalenda Slum - Kisumu. We have vowed in our hearts to change the face of our community by providing learning opportunity for the bottom pyramid families to enroll their children , who would otherwise miss out because of abject poverty. Because we love farming, we are growing vegetables, and corn as we look forward to kick-starting a chicken farm for meat and eggs to generate sustaining income for us.
    Our work is worthy because little children from our community are able to learn and get a nutritious meal whenever they are dropped at our center. Parents and children most of whom are living positively with HIV/Aids are happily leading dignifying lives as they volunteer in our farms where they learn how to grow food and make a small wage.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Farmstay
    Charity work
    Language practice
    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

    There is a lot to carry away from our culture, as they will have first hand experience on the tasty local food, the warm reception and interaction with the local people in our community. Sightseeing and uninterrupted fun filled adventures in and away from town as we are 15 minutes away from the shores of Lake-Victoria and the ambient Riat & Kajulu hills perfect for steam blowing hikes and picnics. Travelers can also rent a bike around for a few shillings and ride around sight seeing in the cool of the breeze just to cite a few.

  • Help

    Help

    We are in need of skilled adult who can help us around with teaching, art work, skits and games around the pre-preschoolers to volunteer in our helping program. And because we rely on agriculture to make a sustaining income, we would also like to host volunteers who are passionate about farming and can help us with chicken and open field crop production.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a small volunteer room with a bed and clean sheets, electricity, a shower and a clean and functional washroom. Our house also has a big common kitchen and a refrigerator.

  • 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

    3

Host ref number: 189438856477