Volunteer in Kisumu, Kenya and neighboring Villages

Country

Kenya

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    Last activity

    18/09/2019

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    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.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    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.

  • Help

    Help

    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.
    Others are:-
     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

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    4-5 hours per day

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    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

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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.

  • 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

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 951898288617