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This is Home stay, which is located in Bungoma County, just 2km from Bungoma town Centre.
We have a small upcoming music studio on our property that my young sister runs it hence leaving mum alone most of the time during daytime, also my big sister stays at home but busier day time as she is a school teacher in a very remote school there, hence leaves too early and back too late at home, thus needing a company at home and also helping her with house chores and on her small vegetable garden too, as she likes cooking, be sure to enjoy great meals with her. Myself am busy working in the capital city (Nairobi) which is 10 hours drive to home, hence I visit her only after fortnight. She is such a nice charming old lady who is in her early 70s but lots of energy as one in 60s.
My mum is blessed with 12 children, we are 8 wonderful daughters and 4 brothers, all working away from home apart from my two above named sisters, hence occasionally we visit her on different and varied occasion, apart from December where we visit her at least half of us as some are abroad. We such a lovely big warm family.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
Being located strategically, volunteers during free time can go hiking, it so near mt. Elgon, a wonderful National part at 40 minutes drive, beautiful waterfalls within reach, free bicycle at your disposal and those who love children can visit the local school with my big sister where she teaches and have a couching and mentor-ship forum with them, not forgetting wonderful country walks too.
Also either before and/or after taking a volunteer to our home shall gladly give you guided tours within Nairobi and its environs.
Driving mum to various places (church, shopping,visiting)
Little gardening (tiny backyard has vegetables)
help in the house
teaching music in music studio (if you talented)
Charity work (accompany her on visits of some charity org.)
teach her computer and internet usage
others your heart desires to help a senior citizen
English and Swahili
we have enough spare beds with very comfortable beddings for you, Guest house has two Bunk beds available for use an extra separate private room, available too. Meals well catered for.
Being a family home we are very much pleased to have everyone be it a solo traveler regardless of your sex, couples or family visiting this lovely warm Bungoma County.
We got good experiences with couchsurfers and also with Foreign exchange students (from; France, South Africa, Argentina, Uk) so are used to having visitors join our family now and then.
Respect family rule and we are conservative and modesty in the way we dress, hence expect the same from volunteers.
Our home is non smoking zone, hence if you must you are allowed to go outside the gate to smoke, and be careful to read signs while in the streets too as kenya has smoking designated zones, its illegal to smoke anyway anytime.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 4days a week