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Hope for Children in Kenya

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Organization:
Location: Short-term Missions / Volunteer Internship
Address:
Njiru East, Ruai
Nairobi, no postal
Kenya

Great For: Great for Teens
Service Area(s): Women's Ministry, Tutoring, Teaching, Health and Medicine, Fundraising, Education, Children and Youth Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
8
Commitment is per:
Day
Number of Positions:
2

Description

Hope for Children Kenya was formed to address the social issues that affect children in the society. The main goal of this project is to support, nurture and improve the lives of Orphans and children that have been subjected to poverty and abuse by providing them with food, shelter and education The environment provides physical and emotional support, spiritual nurturing and lots of tender loving care. We encourage and give hope to each and every child and we assist them to know that we loves them. With the right help and committed support we help these children turn their lives around. The project believe that every child deserves the best start in life and a chance to fulfill their potential we therefore support them, stand up for them and bring out the best in each and every child. Volunteer activities: - Preparing and serving meals to the children - Assist in the general cleaning of the centre - Helping the children with homework - Assist with the fund raising activities The volunteer will live in a host family in Buruburu near the CIVS Office. Breakfast and dinner will be provided in the host family. Volunteers will get lunch at the project site. What to bring: Sleeping bag, sleeping mat and mosquito net are necessary. You can also bring photos of your country, clothes, books, pens, toys etc. There will be an orientation seminar for new volunteers lasting three days including Nairobi city introduction. Our monthly orientation seminar starts on the first Monday every month. It would be good if the volunteers can arrive at least one day before the orientation starts. CIVS Kenya organizes tours and safaris to spectacular sites of interest in Kenya. Volunteers, who wish to participate, should let us know as soon as possible in order to enable us to make proper arrangements. The fee charged is all-inclusive of meals, transport, park entry fees, accommodation and tour guiding. The cost of a 3 days safari to Masai Mara National Reserve is 330 Euro. When you are booking your flight, please make sure that your arrival is at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. You can get you visa at the Airport in Nairobi upon you arrival. It is also possible for you to apply for an e-Visa before your arrival via a dedicated internet portal at 'www.ecitizen.go.ke'. You can use the CIVS address as your address while in Kenya. The tourist visa for Kenya is valid for 90 days and you can renew it for another three months at the Immigration Offices in Nairobi, Mombasa or Kisumu. CIVS solely depends on volunteer contributions to support its activities. Fees: 2 months and longer: 200 Euro per month The fee has to be paid upfront on arrival in full.

Do you require that volunteers for this position be Christian?

No

Organizational Statement of Faith:

No

Short Term Mission Trip Details


Region


Eastern Africa, Africa

This cost includes:


It covers the following services:
- Airport transfers
- 3-day orientation seminar
- Introduction to the city
- Accommodation and food during orientation and during placement duration
- Coordination and office support

The following costs are NOT included:
- Cost of drinks like soda, beer, mineral water etc
- Cost of sightseeing
- Visa costs
- Direct donations to the project
- Local traveling