JOSEPH NYAMOSENSE SPECIAL UNIT SCHOOL
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
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- Code : KVDA/STV/10C
- Dispo : 8M / 7F (Total Part 15)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Theme: THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES: The duty to Protect, Respect, Promote and Fulfill. — Project overview The School is still at the initial stages started in 2012 under Nyamosense Primary School and Nyamosense Catholic Church. The management is in the process of registering the institution with the Ministry of Social Services in Kubwaha. The inhabitants are Kuria speaking people residing in the South West of Kenya. Their economic mainstay is farming, where farmers grow tobacco, maize, beans, sweet potatoes and other horticultural crops for sale. Cattle and goat trade also take place but the volume of trade has gone very low owing to the incessant cases of cattle rustling between the Kuria people and the Maasai and Kipsigis of the neighboring Trans Mara district. The area has low levels of literacy especially among people aged from 35 years and above. PROJECT Activities The idea was prompted by the growing need to sensitive members of the local community on the plight of Children with disabilities, who continue to suffer neglect and denial as the society remains conservative and unwilling to attend to children with disabilities. Volunteers will work for six hours daily from Monday to Friday. TYPE OF WORK CAMP: KIDS/DISABILITY Manual work and Intercultural activities: • Teaching pupils at the special Unit School • Care and support of orphans • Interacting with children with disabilities • Brick making together with local community members • Open forums for discussion on children rights • Study lessons on retrogressive cultural practices like Female Genital Mutilation
ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS • Volunteers will stay in a homestead 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. • However, the Government policy to install ICT in primary schools has seen connectivity to the national power grid for most educational institutions in Kenya and this makes it easy for volunteers to use electric appliances while at the project. • 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 7th October 2017 at KVDA Residence in Nairobi and the team will leave for the project on the morning of 8th October 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.