Kenia | Cultuur en constructie
Samen met 19 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 19 dagen naar een cultuur en constructieproject.
Het project duurt van 1 t/m 20 december.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van EUR 300.
• Poultry farming • Cattle farming-rearing cattle for re-sale and milk production • Cash crop farming • Anti-jiggers program • Home visits in the local community.
The 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.
KVDA offers educational tours to spectacular sites including the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve at separate fees. Please contact us for specific tour information
Project overview Historical Background The CRANES OF DAGO THIM SELF HELP GROUP (formerly known as KONYA AKONYI SELF HELP GROUP) was established in 1998 as a self-help group. The new name was registered in 2015, registration No. S/H/G NO. 947/015. It was also established to make an impact on the growing problem of vulnerable children, widows and orphans rights to sustainable development. This group is dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of the children and supporting the vulnerable, widows and orphans. Cranes of Dago Thim organizes routine trainings on farming for the widows and youths for sustainability projects. Vision: A Self Sustainable Community Mission: To promote human values through advocacy and community out-reach programs, provide care and support to the vulnerable members of the community, Education/ financial support to the less fortunate members of the society, training widows and youths on IGA and development issues to enhance their opportunities to realize their full potential and capabilities. Core values Team work Honesty Equality Integrity Respect Governance and Leadership Executive office: Composed of five (5) members elected at the annual general meeting. They include: The Chairman, The Secretary, Treasurer, Vice Chairman and Assistant Secretary the work is to coordinates the day to day activities, source for resources and to supervises implementation of programs.
Achievements Capacity building to members in various field through trainings and workshops Members with spirit of voluntarism Well managed and running IGAs that contribute in supporting the orphans and vulnerable children. Through networking both at local and international levels a number of local and International Volunteers have come, worked and shared experiences with our group. Notably Volunteers from Canada and other local organizations. We still need to network with other organizations/ groups/ institute through exchange of experiences, material support, financial etc. for the benefit of our target group. The group has managed to sponsor 1 children in Formal Education and partly supporting 4 others with school uniform and basic needs. Cranes group has supplied 240 dozens of sanitary towels to girls in 2 public school within the locality in the past 1 Year. Challenges 1. The group needs to get a long-term funder to support and fulfill its long-term planned activities and programs. 2. Inadequate funding has hampered its development plan. There is need to strengthen and diversify the funding to facilitate the planned activities 3. Empowering the trained youths and widows with equipment and material or loans is still a problem. 4. There is need to strengthen this area to have a successful story of the rehabilitated children and youth. 5. High expectation from the community Networks/ Collaborators • Ministry of Gender and social services • Ministry of Children and Youth affairs • NAAC – National Aids Control Council • Ministry of Agriculture
Cranes of Dago Thim Self-Help Group
20 (8 mannen en 12 vrouwen)
18 t/m 99 jaar