About the local hosting organizationICYE Kenya - STESP MID TERM PROGRAMME
About the volunteer workBrief description and main aims To provide education, home and other basic needs to the vulnerable children and youth to help fight illiteracy and enhance economic empowerment. To provide vulnerable teen mothers, youth and women with skills to empower them economically. To fight child trafficking and gender based violence. To provide water and sanitation facilities to the children and vulnerable community members. To conduct training programs to youth and women at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS; To collaborate with other organizations with similar object for purpose of learning and resource exchange. Main Activities Teaching Record Keeping Baby-care Arts-music, dance, drama, poetry Games Volunteer tasks They will on specific occasions serve at the Reception & Office, Serve as assistant teacher in classes They will take children out to play, swim and other outdoor activities, They will help with marking and recording examination results for pupils They will provide life skill education to the pupils at the centre and those in the community including the youth and develop a mentorship programme. Serving food to the children. Helping the cook in kitchen Conducting community and family visits. They will help out with homework supervision on a daily basis and organize club activities including debate within the centre and those with other education centres in the community. The activities listed below will also be carried out by the volunteers during their time with us. Community Services including visiting the homes of the vulnerable children's. Picnics, swimming and school trips. Health clinics and follow ups. Their initiated projects in the centre and community. Attending staff and other school meetings.
Local accommodationHost Family
About the project locationKayole, Nairobi. About 30 minutes away from the city centre. Soweto is an urban un-regularized settlement scheme with a population of close to 80,000 while Kayole is a sites and service scheme with a population of 177,000. The two areas suffer from several environmental degradation as well as poor sanitation, crowding and poverty. Majority of residents are self employed.
Extra info about the projectVolontariat de 4 à 16 semaines; frais supplémentaires de 400€ pour le 1er mois, puis 60€ par semaine. Placement individuel, programme ouvert toute l'année