08.Jul - 29.Jul 2017
Kuria , Kenya


  • chantiers 1-3 semaines
  • KIDS
  • KVDA/STV/07C
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR
Frais supp : 300.00 EUR


Extra fee to pay on arrival at the camp : 300 € Lisez les informations spécifiques

  • Code : KVDA/STV/07C
  • Dispo : 8M / 7F (Total Part 15)
  • Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
  • Age : 18 - 99




Theme: Advocacy against female genital mutilation. — Project overview This school was started in 2005 with 23 students as a pre-school and currently it has 147 pupils and 69 for the pre-school and the total number of pupils is 216. The School has 8 classrooms on two different plots with a borehole and 10 toilets for students and 2 for teachers. The school is run by a Parents Teachers Association and the teachers are registered by the Teachers Service Commission. The initiation of Nyabosongo Bena Academy came in handy with the many challenges that affect the community. TYPE OF WORK CAMP: CULTURAL and KIDS Manual work and Intercultural activities: • Brick making and construction work at the School • Teaching Primary School pupils • Sporting together with the pupils • Exposure to the challenges of Female Genital mutilation (FGM) • Inter-cultural learning coupled with home visits for exposure to development challenges. • Possibility to visit the historic sites like Hippo point on Lake Victoria in Kisumu City, renowned Kakamega Rain Forest and the Equator point at Maseno University; among other spectacular sites of interest in the region. However, this will be done most probably during the weekends.


ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS • Volunteers will be accommodated at the KVDA Residence in Karen and will commute to the project every day. KVDA Residence is situated in the leafy Karen suburb in Nairobi with fully furnished house with electricity and running water. There is also internet connection at the facility • KVDA will provide foodstuffs and volunteers will cook their own meals in turns • Tap water is available at the residence with drinking water always boiled or medicated. • Furthermore, we invite you to bring typical food, spices, drinks, games and music from your country (for an intercultural evening) – and a lot of motivation!


Location: Kuria, Migori County, South West Kenya.


Orientation: Will be done on 8th July 2017 at KVDA Residence in Nairobi. Airport pick-up services: The port of entry to Kenya is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi and airport pick up will be done on provision of full flight details. The volunteers will be taken to KVDA Residence in Karen for accommodation that has highly subsidized rates. Participation FEES : The project participation fees that is all-inclusive for the 3-week work camp is Euro 300. INSURANCE: KVDA does not provide insurance and volunteers should obtain travel insurance cover. It is a good idea to get medicine you are used to from your home country and seek advice from your personal doctor. WHAT DOES THE PARTICIPATION FEES COVER? Project preparation cycle, return transfers from the airport and the project, KVDA administration, orientation, certificate of participation, project coordination, facilitation, evaluation and monitoring WHAT IS NOT COVERED? Excursion activities, local travel while in the community, personal effects, needs and wants. — LANGUAGE: English is the language of the work camp. There will be a possibility of learning Kiswahili and other international and local languages as cultural diversity is a major component in international service

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