EQUATOR MEDICAL SERVICES
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/2018/12
- 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 BACKGROUND : Equator Medical Services is a medium hospital which started its operations in May 2005. It is a fully-fledged hospital with a capacity of 50 beds and is located along Kisumu – Busia Road in Luanda Township, Luanda Sub-County, Vihiga County. OUR SERVICES : Out-patient, In-patient, Outreach Clinics. The Hospital’s Out Patients Department runs 24 hours and caters for Regular out-patients’ cases, Emergency cases seen through the casualty, as well as specialized cases seen through our Consultant Clinics. PROJECT ACTIVITIES : The facility offers health services to the local community members that include the following: • Laboratory work • Observation of patients • Injection/filter • Pharmacy work • Registration • Reproductive health • Child Delivery • Awareness creation on health issues. Volunteer tasks • The volunteers will be assigned duties in the health facility by professional staff accredited by the Ministry of Health. • KVDA requests for medical professional to join this project and will appreciate to receive your CV. • Submit Project Report to KVDA.
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 : LUANDA, VIHIGA COUNTY, Western Kenya. 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.
PROJECT START DATES : • Volunteers are accepted to join this project at any time of the year and should arrive in Kenya on 20th day of the month. The duration of placement is flexible depending on the availability of the volunteer. • 2-day orientation seminar will be done on the 21st and 22nd of every month. 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.