About the local hosting organizationKVDA
About the volunteer workProject overview This project is a joint effort involving Kenya Voluntary Development Association, Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), UNESCO Paris, Shimba Hills Forest Guide and Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests. KVDA is among the projects approved by CCIVS under the umbrella of UNESCO World Heritage program to run the 2016 WHV campaign. -- TYPE OF WORK CAMP: HERITAGE Manual work and Intercultural activities: Â• Collection of tree seeds Â• Establishment of tree nurseries and nature trail Â• Community awareness meetings on forest conservation Â• Study sessions on world heritage and training on enterprise development Â• Home visits in the local community.
Local accommodationThe host community will provide a house to accommodate the volunteers with very basic living conditions. Volunteers have an obligation to climb down the level of the people with the aim of exposure to development challenges. KVDA will provide foodstuffs and volunteers will cook their own meals in turns. Water is available from springs and it is recommended that drinking water should be boiled or medicated. Mineral water available at supermarkets is also recommended. There is no electricity connection at the project but volunteers can charge their electric appliances at the nearest market center.
About the project locationLocation: Kwale County, Coast Kenya
Extra info about the projectParticipation fee is 300 € to pay on arrival