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KVDA/STV/10A KENIA Malindi County, Coast Kenya KVDA/STV/10A 02/10/2023 23/10/2023

MIWANI PRIMARY SCHOOL KVDA/STV/10A ꟾ 2023-10-02 – 2023-10-23 ꟾ KIDS/MANU/EDU ꟾ AGE 18-99


Miwani Primary School is in the north coast, situated in Miwani village, Ganda location in Malindi Constituency. It is a community school run by Maziwani Primary School with the full support of both the community and the local government. · Miwani has 158 pupils with a team of 9 teachers who work under very difficult and appalling situation in order to educate these kids. The village has a population of about 1000 people respectively. · The school was established in 2011 following the need to start another school given that the population had increased and the other public schools were a distance away. As it were, a few structures were set up with the help of local government and the school began running. · The school is in the heart of the village and enjoys serenity and tranquility of nature. However, most community members lack education thus is faced with a lot of economic hardships and poverty 97 as a result. Therefore, the support extended to the school remains minimal considering the life challenges that they undergo. · In order to seal this gap, Mafanikio Community Based Organization has partnered with the school, local government and the county government in order to provide intervention measures to improve the school infrastructure, provision of learning instructional materials, international volunteer services and school feeding program as a way of providing a conducive learning environment.


Work: The project has short- and long-term goals that shall ensure that it stands on its own after a span of two years. The goals include; · Teaching Mathematics, English & Social studies · Sports & games activities · Community meetings participation · Community development · Identifying weak students and focusing on their potential strengths · Assisting the head teacher in admin work The short-term goals include; 1. Providing furniture to the teachers (tables & chairs) 2. Construction of 3 Toilets The long term goals; 1. Borehole 2. Classrooms and 3. Fence The government has pledged to construct two classrooms in aid of school development. As a way of supporting the school, the local government together with other stakeholders shall organize for a fundraising for another classroom in December 2017. Project activities · Offering teaching services to the children especially in Mathematics, English & Science 98 · Organizing educational trips and talent show activities · Helping out in the poultry project (management & operation) and to some extent manual work · Supporting school administration.


Accomodation and food: Volunteers will stay in classrooms at the School 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. 101 · 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. · The Government policy to install ICT in primary schools has seen connectivity to the national power grid for most educational institutions in Kenya and this makes it easy for volunteers to use electric appliances while at the project. · 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.

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.

Location:  Malindi County, Coast Kenya

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