Kenia | Landbouw

Samen met 14 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 18 dagen naar een landbouwproject.
Het project duurt van 7 t/m 25 september.

Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van EUR 265.
 Environmental conservation practices such as clean up and planting of trees exercises in the nearby schools  Extra-curricular activities and engaging with sports with the local community and school  Home visit/cultural exchange so as to learn diverse cultures thus interacting with the local community  Farm work which includes weeding, planting of local vegetables, digging and watering of crops  Brick making  Jigger campaign treatment and eradication
Accommodation will be at the project in this workcamp and it is important that you have your own sleeping bag and mat. During the workcamp, volunteers will get food from locally available foodstuffs and the volunteers will share the responsibility of preparing the food.
In this workcamp, the volunteers can visit Cultural stones of heritage, Tea plantations, Kakamega forest and Lake Victoria.
Muhudu Cultural Group, a non-profit organization registered as a Community based organization, is a community initiative that was formed to link the community through programs that meet the local needs and are community driven participatory in nature with gender valuation by empowering the community with appropriate skills and resources. They seek to bring positive change in the face of the community through other players in order to address the challenges faced by the local community thereby trying to alleviate poverty. The mission of this organization is concerned with the well-being and improving the conditions of the orphans and vulnerable children, women projects, widows, widowers, men and youths who are disadvantaged due to their economic, social and cultural background. They want to build and improve different sectors in the community such as health, education, agriculture, environmental protection, entrepreneurship, gender promotion and talent promotion. The group is involved in the following activities:  Creating a sense of brotherhood, cooperation and cohesion amongst the people of the community  Informing, educating and Create awareness in the community and all alike in matters/ideas that are helpful to them  Advocacy on human rights such as Child abuse, Child neglect, women mistreatment and primary health care  Engaging the community in capacity building for better food security and livelihood  Micro finance capacity building through table banking in order to empower different people with specific project/ideas to improve their living standards  Care and support for Orphans and vulnerable children through provision of their health and education needs.  Supporting of a kindergarten for the orphans and vulnerable children.
Volunteers are required to carry the following items for the workcamp: mosquito net, torch/flashlight, toiletries, first-aid kit, sleeping bag, sleeping bag, sleeping mat, sleeping working gloves, sandals and sunscreen. In addition to those, volunteers can also carry the following items for interaction purposes: pictures of your country, clothes, toys, books, pens, etc.
Airport Pick up We will pick up all volunteers taking part in this workcamp from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. CIVS will arrange accommodation before and after the workcamp in a host family in the Buruburu area of Nairobi. Optional Safaris CIVS organizes safaris to all the spectacular National Parks and touristic sites in Kenya, with the main attraction being Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Volunteers who wish to go on a safari should apply at least two weeks before arrival to enable us to make proper arrangements. The fee charged is all-inclusive of meals, transport, park entry, accommodation and tour guiding. Safari dates: 04th September– 07th September 2019 Charges: 3-day Safari to Maasai Mara National Park, 340 Euro
Projectnaam

MUHUDU CULTURAL GROUP

Projectcode

CIVS/STV-09/2019

Land

Soort werk

Startdatum

7-9-2019

Einddatum

25-9-2019

Aantal vrijwilligers

15 (7 mannen en 8 vrouwen)

Leeftijd

18 t/m 50 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 265

Taal

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