Help with a community school in Githurai



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    I am a professional teacher with more than 15 years’ experience both working with big and small community based organization education centers in rural areas . I am happily married and blessed with one child. I am in charge of a community based organization in Kenya-Githurai whereby am utilizing my skills by running a community school which is supporting more than 486 vulnerable children who missed out of state schools because in our community we only have two state schools serving a community of over 400, 000 residents.
    The education center is based in the community but is run and managed by the local residents to create platform where local vulnerable children who missed out of free primary education and can't afford education from private institutions due to extreme poverty, neglect and forced into child labor and trafficking most of them live under bad condition.

  • 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
  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Volunteer opportunity exists throughout in our organization and it involves teaching the vulnerable children from Monday to Friday as from 8:30AM to 4:00PM. Also volunteers will be involved in resource mobilization to ensure the school has funds to purchase school supply. Also volunteers will be involved in administration work at the center to facilitate effective implementation of the project.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Volunteers will share with host family but they will have own room which is fully furnished with a bed, bedding, mosquito net, reading table and reading chair. Volunteers will contribute $5 per day to assist with the preparation of their food and also small percentage towards the education center

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    What else ...

    Volunteers will be assisted to access excellent tourism services and also volunteers will be given token and certificate for appreciation.

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    • 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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    This host charges a fee

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    $5 per day contribution towards food costs

Host ref number: 772921777133