Venez faciliter le développement d'une communauté dans un pays en voie de développement. Mbita, Kenya

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  • Description


    We are a non profit Community Based Organization that has been registered with the Ministry of culture and social services for its smooth operations in the Sub-County. Areas of interventions are Health Development, Education to the poor and vulnerable, Environmental conservation, Agricultural Development and Support for Orphans and Widows.

    The Organization is based in Mbita . This is where the volunteers will stay during their volunteering period. We are currently running a school within the organization setup the school is at start up stage and needs more support given that most of the children are from vulnerable families that cannot even afford to pay for a days meal.

    We have beneficiaries in different categories that need support.
    Most are very Vulnerable children staying with single mothers or totally vulnerable.

    The organization also Works with widows and Orphans within the community and the CHURCH where we Pastor by offering support in terms of skills and know how where need be.

    To promote socio-economic development and status of vulnerable and disadvantaged women, children, youths and men in community settings adopting Behavioral Change strategy.

    To see a community where vulnerable and disadvantaged women, youths, children and men live positive and sustainable lives.

    To reduce the number of unemployment by creating jobs and providing a source of income for House Holds.

    The Group operates and give services to the people of Mbita Sub-County, in the rural set up, according to its stipulated objectives.
    The project area of operations includes Rusinga Island, Gembe West location, Gembe East Location and Mfangano East Location (Takawiri and Kibuogi Islands). The scaling up will be achieved through considerable planning to cover the entire Mbita Sub-county.

     To facilitate empowerment of the rural community through increased participation in Education, Healthcare services, food security through improved Agricultural methods and promote Environmental conservation and development issues by establishing institutional framework and strong national capacity for the consolidation and replication of both local and international development coalitions and communal development initiative to benefit families in Kenya.
     To give support to the Widows and the Orphans (livelihoods).
     To empower women, men, and youths to handle community projects.
     To organize orientation programs, seminars and discussion groups for members.
     To promote Environmental adaptation, advocacy, Risk management and resilience to climate changes.
     To support the mitigation of socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS in the area among the families affected by HIV/AIDS.
     To provide training and demonstrate small integrated agriculture and to assist rural people with a BIBLICAL
    approach towards the management of natural resources.
     To borrow money or do FUNDRAISING on such security, if any as may be thought fit.
     To carry out all kinds of business allowed by the law to help members establish themselves and be self-reliant.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Compagnie pour pers. âgée
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique/internet
  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    The volunteers will have an opportunity to learn local languages as Kiswahili, learn to cook and eat local dishes which are delicious. They will also have an opportunity to interact with the locals and learn their culture.
    Visit the local places of interests such as Ruma National Park, Lake Victoria and its islands, Gembe Hills, etc.

  • Aide


    We are looking for people that can help in any of the following

    -Teaching children especially English, Mathematics, Christian religion education (CRE) and Science

    -Help in our project work for example monitoring project interventions.

    -FUNDRAISING for school feeding program, our desire to acquire more funds to address the overwhelming needs of children who cannot afford to pay school fees or even afford to get a meal for a day

    -Developing learning materials for children

    -Child sponsorship marketing, this involves searching for individuals and organizations that can SPONSOR orphaned/Vulnerable children's education and community development.

    -Conduct individual child health screening (Doctors are needed)

    -Conducting Sunday school classes.

    -Life skills training for children, this involves equipping children with skills of protecting themselves and others from abuse, career development and making good judgment.

    -Developing reading materials with children. Writing story books with children to improve their reading and writing skills.

    -Spiritual nurture for children

    -Child protection campaigns and life skills training for children to acquire skills of protecting themselves and others from abuse.

    -Gender awareness

    -Teach English to children of 4-5 year

    -Facilitate after school programs for children during holidays

    -Build capacity of staff in design, monitoring and evaluation.

    -Planning and resource mobilization

    -Web design and hosting

    -HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns.

    If you have any special skill that you feel will be of a great value to the well-being of children, community and staffs please don't hesitate to let us know. We believe we can work together, share experiences to achieve our vision.
    Come and work with us, your contribution in changing lives will greatly be appreciated.

    We are community based and child focused. Our Projects include Education, income generating project, Child protection and Advocacy, Healthcare and nutrition.

    Please note that apart from School project we we implement different activities at village level, rural level, come and have an experience of facilitating community development in a developing country. Please contact me for more details that are not included here.

    Our Volunteers would be involved in School and out reach program, Community programs, Capacity building, home visits, organizational work.
    We are looking for different categories of volunteers with interest / experience / professions that include teachers, Nurses, Psychologists, book writers, child protection and human rights advocates, Intern students, and those with skills that include PROJECT FUNDRAISING , environmental management and protection, community and women empowerment, spiritual nurture, rural economic development, early childhood development and sustainable agriculture. Volunteers / students without experience but have interest are as well highly welcomed.

    You don't need any qualification to volunteer here, all we need is people with the passion and willingness to help people who are less fortunate than themselves, however some activities require qualified people in a specific field. Volunteers are needed throughout the year. Working with us is an excellent opportunity to combine adventurous foreign travel with a worthwhile job as a volunteer. You will improve your transferable skills such as planning, team-working, presentation and communication, rural development. Above all, this is an unrivaled opportunity to gain an insight into a completely different culture and way of life.

    If not interested in the above, we can host you as a family. We want to meet new people and make new friends in different parts of the World. Come and teach us English, we also desire to learn different languages. We are so out going friendly and God fearing.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Courant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Am interested in learning other languages apart from English

  • Hébergement


    We can accommodate two people at a time in houses fully furnished with electricity. Bathroom is available. No running water at the moment. Bedrooms are not shared with the family but Kitchen, dinning, bathroom and sitting room are shared. NOTE THIS: SMOKING is not allowed inside the house. WE DON'T HOST A SMOKER. A private accommodation can also be organized for couples. Internet is accessible in the town.

    If you have any special dietary requirement and please kindly let us know to effectively plan for your comfortable stay with us. In regard to this none of us will be offended if a volunteer prepares his/her own food in the kitchen or not interested in the local meals. Grocery shops and super markets are easily accessible. We live in a quiet environment good for relaxing, reading, meditation etc.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Our Volunteers should know that we use Pit Latrine, we provide three meals a day and we use Taxi and motorcycle as the easiest way of transportation PAID BY YOU.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR ORGANIZATION AND SCHOOL IS IN IT'S START UP PHASE, we therefore need people that will devote their time to ensure that it is well established to address the overwhelming needs of our target beneficiaries (Those people who has been affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic and poverty, orphans, vulnerable children and also the widows)

    There are no fees to be paid. However, volunteers wishing to donate anything to the family are allowed to do this.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    we have WIFI available for those who would prefer to use internet.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Just a small van.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?


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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

N° de référence hôte : 333723558465

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