SHINING STAR ECDC AND ORPHANS SCHOOL
The project participation fee is Euro 200 per month (for more than 1 month stay). Fee is Euro 300 for volunteers staying one month only. Lisez les informations spécifiques
- Code : KVDA/MLTV/2018/08
- Dispo : 3M / 2F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Kenya Voluntary Development Association (KVDA) is an indigenous, non-political and membership organization which is non-sectarian and non-profit making started in 1962 as a work camp organization registered under the Societies’ Act. In 1993, KVDA was registered as a Non-Governmental organization by the establishment of the NGOs Coordination Act. • KVDA has since inception hosted over 50, 000 international volunteers to its community service development projects that have left indelible mark to efforts to enhance sustainable development.
PROJECT ACTIVITIES : • Early childhood development; basic primary school education; • This year 2015 the School has launched the secondary school section with the first students’ intake launched in February 2015. • Care and support orphans and vulnerable Children and HIV/AIDS families; • Enhancement of community empowerment trainings; ICT promotion and development in the local area and capacity building for community based organizations. VOLUNTEER TASKS : • Tasks of the volunteer in the project will be teaching: Languages (Any of these subjects English, French and Germany) Mathematics and Science • Development of club activities in the school • Promotion of sports and extra curriculum activities such as physical education; working in the school garden • Submit Project Report to KVDA REQUESTED KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGE : • Volunteers interested in being placed in Shining Star Academy are expected to have a good command of the English language. • Volunteers will also be expected to learn the basics of the Kiswahili language to enable them be in a position to communicate freely with the elderly and also the children in the school, which will also assist in the integration of the volunteer in the local community and the host family.
Home stay and the volunteer is entitled to private room but will share other amenities and meals with the host family. It is convenient for the volunteer to carry sleeping bag, mat and personal effects. KVDA has a memorandum of understanding with the host project regarding the project costs with appropriate procedures, checks and balances.
LOCATION : Muhuru Bay, Migori County, Lake Victoria Region LEISURE : Kenya is replete with a lot of interesting and natural spectacular sites of interest that would capture the imagination of volunteers. From the tour to the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve to visits to local community beholding sights, the volunteers have the previledge to make choices that would fundamentally make the difference. The project also offers a perfect opportunity for people who enjoy being close to nature and are interested in the spectacular setting that traditional way of living in the heartland of the African culture would enrich your cultural heritage.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THE PLACEMENT / EXPECTATIONS TOWARD THE VOLUNTEER : • The volunteer should be motivated towards the academic development of the students that s/he will be assigned while in the project. They also should be able to teach or have close affinity to education to transform the future of the pupils • The volunteers are expected to be open minded and ready to adapt to the local system of education, culture and condition of life. Expected results: increased literacy level in the community; elimination of the culture of dependence among the community members through open discussions and conversations; emergence of good citizens and leaders that will be able to take responsibility of the development needs of the local community. PROJECT START DATES : • It is recommended that volunteers applying to join this project should be aware that school terms in Kenya start at the beginning of the following months January, May and September 2018. • Schools in Kenya have three holiday seasons; April, August, November and December annually • This means the volunteers wishing to participate in this project should arrive in Kenya at the start of January, towards the end of April and towards the end of August 2018. FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION : The project participation fee is Euro 200 per month (for more than 1 month stay). Fee is Euro 300 for volunteers staying one month only.