ST. JAMES COMMUNITY ORPHANS SCHOOL
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
Extra fee to pay on arrival at the camp : 300 € Lisez les informations spécifiques
- Code : KVDA/STV/09A
- Dispo : 8M / 7F (Total Part 15)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Theme: THEME: HIV Stigma and discrimination in Kenya. — VOLUNTEER PROGRAMMES: Since the school’s inception in 2012, the school has various volunteer activities. Among them being: d) In 2012 (May-August), we received two volunteer teachers who helped the school in teaching `of physical ad vocation (P.E). The volunteers were from Italy. e) (Jan-Feb) 2013, the school, got one volunteer (male) from Japan who helped in the school garden. f) (May-June), we had 2 volunteers (a couple) from USA, Michigan who helped the teaching of health and sanitation lessons. Security for our volunteers has always been our number one priority. Moreover, the school is situated barely 600m from the police post We also have a Government of Kenya dispensary within the same area to carter for health emergency that might arise The school is committed to offering hope to children and especially who are vulnerable to societal risks and this call for community of efforts. — TYPE OF WORK CAMP: EDU/KIDS Manual work and Intercultural activities: • Brick making • Social work majorly guiding and counseling for the HIV/AIDS program • Field visits and face to face meetings with the local people • Participate in home visits to enhance inter-cultural education and solidarity
ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS • The host community will provide a house to accommodate the volunteers with very basic living conditions. Volunteers have an obligation to climb down the level of the people with the aim of exposure to development challenges. • KVDA will provide foodstuffs and volunteers will cook their own meals in turns. Water is available from springs and it is recommended that drinking water should be boiled or medicated. Mineral water available at supermarkets is also recommended. There is no electricity connection at the project but volunteers can charge their electric appliances at the nearest market center. • 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: Mfangano Island, Lake Victoria Region. LOCATION: The school is located within Mfangano Island, Waware sub-location, Mfangano north location, Mfangano division, Mbita Sub-county of Homa-bay County.
Orientation: Will be done on 2nd September 2017 at KVDA Residence in Nairobi and the team will leave for the project on the morning of 3rd September 2017. — 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. EDUCATIONAL TOURS KVDA offers educational tours to spectacular sites including the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve at separate fees. Please contact us for specific tour information.