In close collaboration the volunteers will work with the local community in creating some educational programmes for the kids, offer some socio life support skills, preparing meals for the kids, general cleaning and Maintenance of the children centre as well as creating some leisure
Volunteers Guest House : Volunteers should bring their own sleeping bags and a small mattress.
Weekends are meant for free tours that group/individuals can organize by themselves. You can decide to visit places of interest within the vicinity of the work cam. It has become a custom in all our Workcamps to have cultural nights. This affords each volunteer the opportunity to present her/his country and culture. Please bring with you your national flag and traditional dress if possible.
The orphanage is a safe house for abused and vulnerable children in Victoria Falls. Since its inception in 2008, the orphanage has housed and saved many children who are dumped by their parents due to unwanted pregnancies and some have the most shocking stories you have ever heard. The orphanage is open to volunteers from 0900am to 1700hrs each day. It currently shelters over 71 children between the ages 1 year 4 months to 17 years of age. A reasonable number of the children are HIV/AIDS orphans who lost their parents from HIV/AIDS, some were deserted by their parents dumped in bushes, toilets among other places. The centre also acts as a drop in centre were abused children are kept in good health and safety while investigations are pending by responsible authorities.
Desire to work hard as well as being comfortable to work with people with from different backgrounds
Participants should arrive at least two days before the camp starts for. It is important to note that projects locations may change due to several reasons beyond our control. There might be few applications for participation, late cancellation by volunteers or the community failing to make its contribution to the project in the last minute, and finally insecure situations. Therefore volunteers are urged to be flexible and accept alternative option