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GVDA012/03 KENIA LOCATION:AHERO REGION:NYANZA HEALTH&MEDICAL 04/12/2018 24/12/2018

AHERO MEDICAL CENTRE

 

BACKGROUND

Ahero Medical Centre is a privately owned medical clinic located in Kakmie sub location, (Situated along Ahero/Kisii highway, 200m from the junction) Onjiko location, Nyando division, Nyando Constituency in Kisumu County. The medical clinic has 26 beds, opens on weekends, and operates 24 Hours a day, no special services currently listed under this facility. The facility was operational as of October 2015.

 

MAIN WORK

Ahero Medical Centre has embraced a strategy that ensures its clients get intra-natal and family planning services at subsidized rates. Unlike in most private facilities countrywide where the cost for utilization of long acting and permanent contraceptive methods (LAPMs)Volunteer will attend to outpatient and also help in the wards, improving the access to long acting methods of family planning at the facility among other reproductive health services, guiding and cancelling, HIV& AIDs sensitization.

Accommodation

Volunteers will stay in the host family. Accommodations are very simple, there is running water and meals will be prepared by volunteers. Beds and Mattresses will be provided.

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 3rd December 2017 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 luo land,luo customs, language 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.

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 visit a local market, visit Kisumu for boat ride, at the lake side, hippo search, kitmikai Dunga hill camp crying stone.