Kenia | Constructie en onderwijs

Samen met 19 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 21 dagen naar een constructie en onderwijsproject.
Het project duurt van 5 t/m 26 januari.

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Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van EUR 300.
Manual work and Intercultural activities: • Teaching and playing with children • Keeping Poultry for self-reliance • Cattle farming-rearing cattle for re-sale and milk production • Food crop farming with widows • Fetching water for the elderly widows • Anti-jiggers program; eradication in Schools and the village • Weaving beads with local people • 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 v Team work v Honesty v Equality v Integrity v 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. Program Coverage The geographical coverage is Nyahera Sub-location, North Kisumu Location, Nyahera Division, Kisumu County. ACTIVITIES Income Generating Activities Cranes of Dago Thim has leased a farm from a member at affordable cost. It is a small farm within the member’s homestead where the group rears local poultry for meat and eggs, cattle for resale, meat and milk and a small portion for planting cash crop i.e. bananas, vegetables, The farm produce is sold to the locals and in the local markets and some are distributed to the supported individuals. The money realized is used in supporting the group programmes The farm is managed by group executive office and members take turn in ensuring that the day to day activities are carried out.
Orientation: Will be done on 5th January 2019 at KVDA Residence in Nairobi and the team will leave for the project on the morning of 6th January 2019 Airport pick-up services: This will be done subject to provision of full flight details. The port of entry to Kenya is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Volunteers will stay at KVDA Residence in Nairobi at a fee INSURANCE: KVDA does not provide insurance and volunteers should obtain travel insurance cover. It is a good idea to get medicine you are used to from your home country and seek advice from your personal doctor. WHAT DOES THE PARTICIPATION FEES COVER? Project preparation cycle, return transfers from the airport and the project, KVDA administration, orientation, certificate of participation, project coordination, facilitation, evaluation and monitoring WHAT IS NOT COVERED? Excursion activities, local travel while in the community, personal effects, needs and wants. What to carry? This is outlined in the detailed info sheet and includes, sleeping bag and mat, toiletries, torch/flashlight, sandals, mosquito net, national flag from your country, among others DONATION AND GIFTS: These are usually symbolic gestures to enhance the solidarity of volunteers and the hosting community. Kindly contact KVDA for details in case you are willing to support a worthy cause in the community either by offering a donation or long-term intervention on the project.
THEME: Young Women Empowerment to improve the quality of youth work and volunteering Non formal education sector and employability of youth with fewer opportunities and young women. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: • To develop the active participation of young people and young women with fewer opportunities to the non-formal education sector and to the local communities; • To share best practices on employment paths within NGOs and youth sector; • To exchange the different working methods about non formal education and active citizenship; • To realize training courses for youth workers, active participants, youth organizations and multiplier actors in order to empower their capability to develop deep-rooted projects at local level. • To develop new working methods that would support employability; • To empower the youth and NGOs capability in developing partnerships and networks; • To promote activities encouraging the policy dialogue in the field of youth; • To contribute the development of the quality of support systems for youth activities and the capabilities of voluntary service organizations in the youth field.

Cranes of Dago Thim Self-Help Group




Soort werk






Aantal vrijwilligers

20 (8 mannen en 12 vrouwen)


18 t/m 99 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 300


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