• Brick making
• Workshops about children rights to the local community
• Advocacy against teenage pregnancy
• Social work majorly guiding and counseling for the HIV/AIDS program
• Field visits and face to face meetings with the local people
• Participate in home visits to enhance inter-cultural education and solidarity
Accommodatie en maaltijden
• 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.
• Furthermore, we invite you to bring typical food, spices, drinks, games and music from your country (for an intercultural evening) – and a lot of motivation!
Locatie en vrije tijd
Mfangano Island lies in the eastern part of Lake Victoria, at the mouth of the Winam Gulf. Part of Kenya, it lies west of Rusinga Island. The island is 65 km² in area and rises to 1,694 m at Mount Kwitutu. It had a population of 16,282 at the 1999 census. Administratively, Mfangano is part of Homa Bay County
The volunteers have an opportunity to touch base with the obtaining realities on the Island.
KVDA offers educational tours to spectacular sites including the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve at separate fees. Please contact us for specific tour information.
Below please find the outline of the tours offered:
-3-Day tour to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
-4-Day tour to Maasai Mara Game Reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park
-4-Day tour to Amboseli National Park, Lake Naivasha and Maasai Mara Game Reserve
-4 day tour to Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation in Tanzania
These tours can be conducted either before the project or at the end of the project and for volunteers with limited time over the weekends within the project.
In case you are interested in any of the above tours and other tailor made tours, please feel free to contact us for more information
THEME: Teenage Pregnancy in the society
Lack of information about reproductive health and high rates of child abuse have caused the upsurge of teenage pregnancy
Lack of information about reproductive health and high rates of child abuse has caused an high rate of early pregnancy
AIM: To reduce the cases of early pregnancy
-To improve and strengthen the health workers methodology on disseminating information among the young people on grassroots level
-To create a platform of social workers and peer educators to campaign against sexual harassment within the community
-To advocate on children rights within the community
-Workshops about children rights to the local community
-Advocacy against teenage pregnancy
-Workshop: health workers, parents and peer educators
-Health Camp: parents, teachers, health workers and peer educators
METHODS group discussion, “café” method, planning discussion, expert analysis
-Number of schools calling for peer educators after the health camp, for reproductive health education
-Number of community leader requesting for more advocacy through health camps
-Number of health workers getting more involved in organizing workshops for emphasizing and enhancing the effects of early pregnancy