Volunteer in Kenya, make a difference to a young girls in rural area.

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  • Description

    Description

    Would you like an opportunity to be a volunteer in Kenya, where you can use your talents and skills to enhance the lives of young girls in rural area, while learning about the culture and customs of the local Kenyan people?

    We are a local grassroots Community Based non-profit organization in Kenya based in Trans-Nzoia County- Kitale.

    The organization intervenes on Girls child rights, HIV/Aids awareness, life skills, women empowerment project in rural, Distribution of free Sanitary Pads to keep girls in schools, and Sexual Reproductive Health Services in the community.

    We have been offering life-changing and impactful experiences since 2012 to more than 20 satisfied international volunteers in our programs in the community.

    Our past volunteers have been highly satisfied with their volunteer experience with us, sometimes returning multiple times to make even more difference.

    We work with devoted local partners and experienced in-country coordinators to create authentic and meaningful volunteer programs.
    We works directly with local orphanages, schools, and youth groups to make the biggest impact possible.

    Are you looking to make a real difference in the world while volunteering abroad?
    Have you always wanted to explore Africa?
    Join our volunteer program in rural area to gain both experiences.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Elderly Companion
    Help in the house
    Charity work
    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

    Our cultural exchange programs enables you to stay with a host family to live and learn about local cultures, their life style, beliefs, customs and them as well
    Stay in the local houses, have local cuisines, see them from waking up to sleeping down. it is the best way to know a country from its roots, the people.

  • Help

    Help

    We believe everyone can learn from one another.
    That is why we welcome volunteers because it is a chance for us and for the volunteer to learn and broaden the horizon. We have hosted 22 volunteers over the past 3 years from the US, Australia and Germany.

    As a volunteer you would have multiple opportunities to support our project. Some of the main tasks would be:

    Distribution of sanitary pads

    Fundraising for the project

    Supporting workshops and organization of events for the girls

    We are always open to include your interests and talents into our schedule, so let us know what you’d like to do!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English is widely spoken Language Kenya

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer family accommodation, you will be hosted by a local family and spend your time immersed in the community.

    Volunteers will share most facilities with the host family, providing a genuine insight into everyday Kenyan life.
    They will have their own fully furnished room with a bed, bedding, mosquito net, reading table and chair.


    We apologize and hope it shall not deter you from engaging with us.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Good to know before you come to Kenya

    If you’re wondering what you could bring as a souvenir or for the children, the following items would be much appreciated:

    Digital cameras

    School supplies (like pencils, ball pens, notebooks)

    Sewing materials (like threads, needles)

    Clothes

    Also, this little checklist might help:

    Get appropriate vaccination (e. g. yellow fever, especially if you want to travel to other African countries)

    Apply for your visa online (recommended) but it can also be obtained at the airport in Nairobi

    Check with the Kenyan immigration office regarding further immigration requirements

    Bring clothes for cold weather but also sunscreen

  • 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 per day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 788318265716