About the local hosting organizationICYE Kenya - STEPS MID TERM PROGRAMME
About the volunteer workBrief description and main aims To promote public awareness on the rights of the disabled. To enhance strategies for sustainable development to parents of children with disabilities. To support disabled children through effective training in greenhouse farming technology. To reduce cases of starvation, hunger, malnutrition and dietary deficiency among disabled children by providing balanced meals. To provide education to children with disabilities through providing school materials e.g. books, pens, school uniforms, shoes, medical support. Main Activities Training persons with disabilities on disabilities rights and disability mainstreaming (assessment of early child disability identification ) Training parents of children with disabilities, on farming in greenhouse technology to provide food security. Physical implementation of tree nursery production and management, of all species of tree seedlings, fruits seedlings and flowers. Training on environmental conservation and management. Training persons with disability on HIV/AID management through nutritional support. Providing assistive devices to assist disabled who are in dire need on mobility. Supporting disabled children through education and attending various training program, provision of school uniforms, school fees, shoes, medical and medicine support and other livelihood support To provide community outreach forums to parents of children with disabilities on disabilities care and support. Volunteer tasks Field work which includes community mobilization, outreach programmes and family visits. Feeding Cleaning Playing with the children Art
Local accommodationHosted by the project
About the project locationHoma-Bay county. About 6 hours away from Nairobi city. Homa-Bay county has agriculture as the main income generator. Most people practice farming. The people are very friendly. It is a few hours' drive away from Lake Victoria. It has a generally warm climate.
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