ICYE STEPS / IMANI CHILDREN’S HOME 2017
Volontariat de 6 à 16 semaines; frais supplémentaires de 400€ pour le 1er mois, puis 60€ par semaine. Placement individuel, programme ouvert toute l'année
- Code : KEN-35/2017
- Dispo : 3M / 2F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Brief description and main aims To provide a home for the homeless children and orphans in the slums of Kayole and beyond. To provide food and clothing for the children. Main Activities Providing food, clothing and shelter for the children. Volunteer tasks To help bathe, feed, play with and put the babies to sleep. To clean the babies rooms. To help with any other activity initiated by the project. Duration Minimum: 6 weeks Maximum: 16 weeks
The volunteer will have lunch at the project together with the other staff members and kids. The host family provides breakfast and supper for the volunteer.
The community is located in Kayole, Nairobi. It is cold in the early mornings but the weather gets warmer as the day goes by. It is a crowded, low income community and most people engage in small businesses to make a living. The businesses include selling vegetables, home equipment like crockery and cutlery by the roadside. The people are friendly.
Volunteer requirements / Skills A white cap to cover the head when feeding or playing with the babies. A white apron. White clothes. Basic English knowledge Punctual Organized Committed and reliable Tolerant
The ICYE programme started in Kenya in 1989. ICYE Kenya is a registered NGO. It is composed of returnees, volunteers and a two-staff team working at the national office, located in Nairobi.
Voluntary service projects include assisting teachers in rural schools, working with the disabled, with street children, in the health service, on farms and in orphanages. Participants with professional skills like psychology, carpentry, typing, nursing, agriculture or languages might have access to other types of work placements.