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KVDA/STV/08A KENIA Nyamira County CULT/MANU/ART 01/08/2023 22/08/2023

NYAMIRA MISSIONARIES KVDA/STV/08A ꟾ 2023-08-01 – 2023-08-22ꟾ  CULT/MANU/ART ꟾ AGE 18-99

Nyamira missionaries was founded and registered with social development in 2002 in Kenya. The organization is located at Nyaramba -Nyamira County in South Nyanza Region of Kenya. The organization consists of 137 members consisting men, women, youth who vary the age of 18 years to even 80 years. The organization has the office at Nyaramba market in Nyamira county about 10 km from Nyamira town on way to Ikonge town ship center. The organization is managed is managed by executive committee that consists of chairperson, vice chairperson, the secretary, Vice Secretary, Treasurer and 5 members. The organization runs the following projects; NYARAMBA MISSIONARIES CENTER The project attracts local and international travellers who come to relax and watch the following activities; a. The traditional Gusii cultural dances. These live performances that one session takes 1 hour. The dance troupe dances all Gusii cultural styles in African attires .It offers entertainment, education and information. The dance is quite vigorous and moving.


The artefacts are also displayed for general viewing and sale for both local and international visitors. These items are made by group members and it is one way of raising the income to up keep the organization and create self-employment for the members who always assemble at organization center to engage in this activity. They are professional and they have had exchange program with Burundi and Malawi in the past. The organization is looking for partners and volunteers from local and international level to run the program.


The volunteers’ rooms that are self-contained ,clean, have warm water, and have even all facilities even for cooking for those local and international tourists who may wish to prepare for their own choice of food. The rooms are allocated at organization offices in good conducive environment with security and friendly neighbouhood. The organization welcomes local and international tourists to come for holidays and weekends to its facilities.

The organization engages in African beautiful baskets weaving that takes place at its organization premises. They sell locally and internationally. Therefore the organization is looking for partners and volunteers to create the market in Kenya and across the country.



Manual work and Intercultural activities: · Weaving · Art work · Women training on self-awareness and confidence building · Women training on entrepreneurship skills and financial management · Meetings and media campaign on women empowerment in leadership · Home visits and topical discussion with the local people.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES -To train women on entrepreneurship skills and financial management -To empower men, women and community leaders on leadership -To build capacity of women on life skills and self-confidence ACTIVITIES -Women training on self-awareness and confidence building -Women training on entrepreneurship skills and financial management -Meetings and media campaign on women empowerment in leadership.

Location: Nyamira County

Lessiure: KVDA offers educational tours to spectacular sites including the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve at separate fees. Please contact us for specific tour information.

Accomodation and food: · 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 electricity connection at the project and so the volunteers can use electric appliances.


Requitements: There is no electricity connection at the project but volunteers can charge the electric appliances at the nearest market center. 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.


Terminal of arrival: The port of entry to Kenya is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.  .


Language: English

Extra fee: 300 EUR