SACRED MIJIKENDA KAYA FORESTS
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
Participation fee is 300 € to pay on arrival Lisez les informations spécifiques
- Code : KVDA/STV/12A
- Dispo : 8M / 7F (Total Part 15)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Project overview This project is a joint effort involving Kenya Voluntary Development Association, Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), UNESCO Paris, Shimba Hills Forest Guide and Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests. KVDA is among the projects approved by CCIVS under the umbrella of UNESCO World Heritage program to run the 2016 WHV campaign. — TYPE OF WORK CAMP: HERITAGE Manual work and Intercultural activities: • Collection of tree seeds • Establishment of tree nurseries and nature trail • Community awareness meetings on forest conservation • Study sessions on world heritage and training on enterprise development • Home visits in the local community.
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.
Location: Kwale County, Coast Kenya
Orientation: Will be done on 2nd December 2017 at KVDA Residence in Nairobi and the team will leave for the project on the morning of 3rd December 2017 Airport pick-up services: This will be done subject to provision of full flight details. The port of entry to Kenya is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Volunteers will stay at KVDA Residence in Nairobi at a fee Participation FEES: The project participation fees that is all-inclusive for the three weeks’ 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.