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GVDA 04/1 KENIA Emuhaya, Western Region: Western Kenya Environment 03/04/2018 23/04/2018

KIPEPEO(KCEP)

BACKGROUND

Kipepeo Community Empowering Program is a community Based organization initiated in October 2009  to help spearhead community driven development initiatives and enable needy community groups participated in integrated activities to achieve quality livelihood from; HIV & AIDs education, awareness and advocacy, rehabilitation of street children’s support vulnerable children, deployment of both local and international volunteers to various community projects, microfinance trainings and monitoring. (Community Savings and loaning), capacity buildings, computer training to orphans and vulnerable youths in the community, Computer services to the community, community library, educational support initiative to bright orphaned and vulnerable children’s,Eco-Tourismand Environmentaleducationand management.

MAIN WORK ACTIVITIES

The volunteers will be involved in; community activities, environmental clean-ups and education, landscaping, intercultural exchange activities, construction work, brick making, farming, fencing, tree planting, HIV /AIDS awareness creation and education.

The work involves landscaping, making bricks, the construction of classes at Kipepeo Community Education Centre, foreign language training, fencing, water tanks installation and piping, gate construction, green houses construction

Accommodation 

Volunteers will be living in the school compound, pit latrines and local bathrooms will be used, no electricity and no internet.

Volunteers Skills and Interests

Participants should have a positive attitude, be ready to adopt and enjoy simple living conditions, be flexible and patient motivated to learn about conservation, to work with children and adults and ability to speak English.

Project Fees

250 EUROS which includes project work, housing, all Meals, transport from the airport pick up/return and to the project site, and 24 hours on side staff support

Orientation

Orientation will begin in the morning of the 1st April 2018 at GVDA offices and you will be picked up from accommodation and taken to the orientation will be conducted by GVDA staff in Nairobi and cover everything you need to know about your project placement. Introduction to Kenya and Luhya land, Luhya customs, and expectations, safety, travel opportunities in Kenya, introduction to your project and placement. The orientation will also give you a chance to meet other volunteers and swap contact details for weekend travel and socializing

Leisure activities

Most of our free time will be spent sharing culture and friendship with local community members and the other volunteers on the project. There will be an opportunity to a local market, attend church, play soccer and participate in other community activities. They will be an opportunity to visit the vast and most beautiful Kakamega forest with different species of birds and colobus monkeys