Help at a primary school in Embu, Kenya.



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    I am the proprietor of a premier school I am married with a husband and have four children two boys and two girls We are a day and boarding primary school. Our pupils benefit from 10 acres of secure and invigorating surroundings, free from pollution. The School offers the Kenyan systems of education and has excellent boarding amenities and a full range of academic and sports facilities reflecting the perfect environment for nurturing and developing students. It caters both for boys and girls from the age of 3 years to 13 years

    We have about 20 children who are on scholarship and are quite needy too.
    We require volunteers to train on co-curricular activities like swimming, skating, karate, football, basketball, salsa, tae kwondo, ballet, etc I AM A TEACHER PROFESSIONALLY

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • 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
  • Help


    We are seeking short term or student exchange volunteer teachers in teaching mainly sports, drama, music ICT and Foreign languages.The number of students per class is small since the school is relatively young. Ideally, you should also be able to provide training and interact with other teachers at the school so that both parties can learn from one another.

    We place great importance on pastoral care, academic achievement, the arts and sporting success.
    Our mission is To develop an all-round learner with a strong CHARACTER, a positive ATTITUDE for EXCELLENCE. This we do by combining sound intellectual, spiritual, social and moral physical growth grounded in a firm Christian Foundation.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We will provide accommodation and food free of charge in a stand alone self-contained house in an estate of five homesteads in a fast growing metropolitan neighbourhood.The house is about 1 km from the school but bus transport will be provided daily to and from the school (morning and evening).

    At weekends, you will be free to relax and visit places of interest in tourist attractions like Seven Forks Dams for power generation, Nairobi national park.Mt Kenya, Kirimiri Hills, The Seven Forks Falls is a popular outdoors fun destination for dating couples, families and school trips as well.

    The Mwea National Park is situated in Kenya’s Eastern province and the famous for the varieties of venomous snakes that roam the park, because of its rocky and sandy landscape. The park boasts quite a high number of hyenas as well as gazelles, warthogs, buffaloes and leopards. The interiors of the national park are best accessed with 4X4 vehicles because of rough roads.

    The Seven Forks falls is one of the exciting destinations because the waters of the Tana River descend the steep cliff in seven separate columns that resemble a fork, hence its name. The adjoining area of the falls forms beautiful scenery and is a favored picnic spots for many people who flock the park during the weekend. The Seven Forks Falls is best accessed by private transport means.

    You can also travel to many parts of the country and interact with other Kenyans.
    In case there weekend you wont want to travel far the the you can do charity work as you interact with the famous Maasai people

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Activities in Embu

    Food crops (The main food crops grown include, maize, beans, yams, cassava, millet, sorghum, bananas, arrowroots among others)
    Coffee, Tea and Pyrethrum farming
    Livestock keeping (cows, goats, sheep and chicken)

  • 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


Host ref number: 793622231457