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We are a community support project not for profit making. We are reaching all women and youths of Kisumu and surrounding villages with a message of hope to achieve freedom from poverty, disease, and abuse whereby even the most vulnerable members of a community, widows, orphans and others, can achieve prosperity and success. We are reaching out to everyone to mobilize communities to care for their own orphans and widows be self initiating programs that apply their own resources to raise their standard of living.
Babysitting / child care
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
While being on the project you will work and live closely with local people. You can benefit a lot from your time in Kenya through participating in the local traditions and live the daily lives. You can also learn the local language if you are willing to!! You’ll get a peak into life in Kisumu that you wouldn’t see as a regular tourist and you will experience and be a part of creating a fully self sustaining lifestyle project Get ready to immerse yourself fully in Luo tradition where people are very welcoming and willing to share things with you. You will also get many new learnings from the daily activities carried here.
Our projects has fashioned superb, by raising the living standard of the community and the group members, currently we are supporting several orphans and vulnerable children (O.V.C), although we don’t have any sponsor at the moment we only depend on our own contribution. Given that our organization has made a number of strategic investments to improve the lives of the slum low-income dwellers, we are calling on you to help us advance our joint objective one step further.
We would require you to work in various projects in our organization, help in managing our communal farm working with HIV positive mothers in the farm, help women in the microfinance/table banking with book keeping and basic accounting skills, help in marketing some of the items women in seamstress project are making, help in training women farmers some of the new farming methods you may know, engaging youths and children in health education, counselling, art, music, sports as a tool of reaching these young generation for healthier future, help clean our volunteer apartment/office, organize training sessions with the locals, fundraise / help us with our social media and other communication channels. What we really like are ideas. Bring those and there is no end of change you can make.
managing the grant application process.
writing project proposals
developing a fundraising strategy
sharing innovative fundraising ideas
research potential donor organizations and funding opportunities
help draft letters and correspondence
provide advice on how to approach donors
Women and girls economic empowerment promotion
Girl child right and access to quality education
Environmental conservation and management
Food and livelihoods security
Promote civic education and democratic ideas and values
Sanitation and hygiene education
4-5 hours per day
We have a shared two bedroom apartment which also doubles as our office. There's a separate bedroom only meant for travellers with a double bed and all are fitted with treated mosquito net. In the neigbouring village where we work, travellers will be staying with host families where they will have their own private room and there is electricity supply in both cases. In our volunteer apartment, there is hot shower while in the village there is no shower.
We would provide 3 basic local meals that is breakfast, lunch and dinner. Travellers are welcomed to help in preparing meals and in cleaning kitchen
There are some traditional dancers in the community which the travellers will have an opportunity to enjoy watching. There is also arranged bird watching and boat ride for travellers on their fee time.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week