Volunteer with some very needy children in Karatina, Kenya

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  • Description

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    I am Margaret a teacher by profession trained to teach children with mental handicapping conditions
    I am in charge of a charitable children’s home, an institution registered with government as a Community Based Organization (CBO). The Home was started in 2007 by two volunteers who realized the problems orphans with mental handicapping conditions were undergoing .The home cares, supports and trains these vulnerable children.
    I am one of the founders of this our humble home where God has given us the will of giving hope to the hopeless.

    The home is about two hours drive from the capital city of Nairobi towards Mt. Kenya.
    On a clear morning, one can see the snow capped Mt. Kenya from just around this area. We are not far from the Equator and the Aberdares where volunteers can visit and see the big five.

    I Margaret will be oftenly taking our visitors to see our town ( Karatina) and its environs. They will be able to see our open air market. There is much to see around this place and I will be willing to show it all. Volunteers will never regret coming to Karatina.

    The children will be entertaining the volunteers :-
    • Singing
    • Reciting poems
    • Dramatizing etc

    Each group that comes will be given a basket beautifully woven by Margaret.
    If one person comes, he/she will get that basket. If more than one person, we will give the oldest member of the group that basket whether a lady or a gentleman.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bénévolat
    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Compagnie pour pers. âgée
    Enseignement
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général

  • 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
  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

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  • Aide

    Aide

    We would wish to have volunteers regularly for basic help. Volunteers do not need to have any special skills only love of the mentally handicapped children.
    In the home we train these children on activities of daily living e.g. brushing teeth sweeping, wiping the chairs etc.
    We also train them on vocational skills e.g. sewing and knitting. Even playing balls, jumping with the children, giving therapeutic exercises. These will help the children feel loved and taken care of.
    The Home is a non profit making venture but an initiative where all can join to assist these vulnerable children. Currently we have 17 very needy children.

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Kikuyu: Courant
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Courant

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    we live in a big spacious permanent house, where each volunteer will sleeping in his / her own bed.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    There is enough security. We are near a town. There is clean water and electricity. There is no hostility of any kind towards visitors. I would also say we are driven by a passion of “love” and “will” to help these mentally handicapped orphans. However we have realized we can never be able to do it alone hence we call upon volunteers to come and join hands with us and our good Lord will bless them .
    I Margaret will take good care of the volunteers so that they will be coming again and again

    Please do join us as we strive to change the lives of these very needy children

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    4 hours

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