THE SCHOOL is a brain child of 3 founders
It is based in Syokimau, 10 minutes from the airport
We are pioneering a unique system where we integrate children from very humble backgrounds with those from more privileged ones.
The fees charged go towards teachers’ salaries, children’s feeding program and meeting other basic needs within the school, thus making the school self sustainable.
The school has 3 teacher and one care- taker and driver
The school provides Education and opportunity to children at a personalized one - on - one approach.
The use of trained teachers, field trips, out door, hands – on activities provides children with the opportunity for out of school exposure thus boosting their confidence and self esteem.
Volunteers with artistic knowledge i.e drawing, painting, and other creative skill are welcome
The school involves parents and community members as partners in the education process by utilizing their skills and knowledge.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
They will learn our way of life , learn to accept, appreciate and accommodate our culture
On their last day, we shall exchange gifts
The travelers will make long lasting friendships and network
They will also have opportunity(from our own arrangement) to visit the countryside, meet natives and visit some of our tourists sites.
We are looking forward to link up with teacher volunteers.psychologist, counselors and educators and other like minded volunteers who will come and work with us so as to help boost the morale of this children.
This will go along way in helping us achieve our project's goal.
We look forward to cultural exchange. this will help children learn and appreciative other cultures
SCHOOL trips and excursions to cultural sites and National parks provide a fun filled out of class opportunity
English and Kiswahili
Volunteers will be asked to contribute a maximum of 5dollars per day to go towards food, water, electricity, laundry and accommodation
We are glad to report that we have room for accommodation within the school so volunteers will not have to use any mode of transport to access the school
The house has warm water electricity WIFI and adequate security
Be ready and willing to play, smile and sing with the children who will ask many questions.
These children speak fluent English besides Swahili and their local dialects
Volunteers will use public transport to Nairobi town and to the animals orphanage , national park and view points that provide opportunity to enjoy the Beautiful scenes in Kenya.
Volunteers requested not to be too rigid with their culture and way of living but instead be open to learning and accepting us the way we are.
Compromise and striking a common acceptable ground for different cultures are key.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
School runs from 8 am to 3:30 pm but volunteer are free to choose how long to be in school. Chidren would love to spend time with volunteers but they will be given free will to choose whether to remain in school for the mentioned hours or work for agreed
In developing countries (Where most hosts are involved in charity work or community development) some of our hosts may ask for a small donation to help the host family or charity (often less then 5 dollars per day) Workaway will allow this listing when the donation goes directly to the family or charity and is just to cover the cost of the volunteer‘s stay. (This will be clearly marked on the host listing).
We will strictly not allow listings posted by agents, “middle men” or projects who we feel are looking to profit from a volunteers stay.