About the local hosting organizationICYE Kenya - STEPS MID TERM PROGRAMME work
About the volunteer workTo provide a home for orphans, mulnutritioned, neglected children, children living with HIV/AIDS and the elderly. Main Activities Feeding programme, Playing with the children, Art, Field work which includes outreach programmes and family visits. Volunteer tasks Feeding programme Playing with the children Art Field work which includes community mobilization, outreach programmes and family visits.
Local accommodationHosted by the project
About the project locationMaralal. About 7 hours away from Nairobi city. Maralal is in Samburu District which is located in the Northern part of Kenya. It is a semi-arid area. Nearby is the Maralal National Sanctuary. Maralal is also home to Kenyatta House, the location where the first president of Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta was detained prior to his release. The famous Maralal International Camel Derby hosted by Yare Safaris is held here, and the town also serves as a base for numerous tourist activities such as bush walking, white water rafting and camel riding. This is a tourist-friendly town with many cheap hotels and welcoming people. The local community is semi nomadic pastoralists. Apart from the Samburu, there are the Turkana, Pokot and other minority community that are served by the project.
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