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Volunteer with Kenyan school teachers in Nairobi

  • Kenya
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  • Last activity: 27/01/2023



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description



    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.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • 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

    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.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    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

  • 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


    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

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    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

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    This host charges a fee

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    US$5 per day to help with food/accommodation costs
Host ref number: 951952124dbe

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