The youth empowerment project is aimed at stimulating the involvement of young people in the development process of community structures.
About the Program
Youth led initiatives have gained importance in Kenyan society by enhancing the involvement of the youth in the development process at the same time utilizing the skills and energies towards making the society a better place. The focus of youth led initiatives range in a wider range from rehabilitation to education, from environmental sustainability to economic development, from enterprise development to skills development. Hence the involvement of volunteers offers an opportunity to develop the potential of the youth hence the realization of sustainable development.
The program is designed to respond to the local youths' needs and assets. The KCEP project aims to empower youth to make sound career and life decisions as they transition from high school to the next phase of their lives. the project is building the capacity of local institutions and networks to sustain the much needed services.
Specifically, the project intents to offer youths a series of inter-connected interventions to: build skills, facilitate appropriate career choices, provide employment and/or income generating opportunities, bridge technical and university education opportunities and provide fun and free space.
Improved quality livelihood for a sustainable community
KCEP aims to support orphans,vulnerable children through rehabilitation centre and basic necessities and facilitate needy community groups to participate in integrated activities to achieve quality livelihood
Usual working days are Monday - Saturday from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM including the following tasks.
Cultural excursions withing the local community.
Volunteers will have time to visit parks and touristic site which will give them an opportunity to learn more about the country. Volunteers will also have time with community members where they will be able to learn the local language and culture. Excursions and hiking within the local community.
Volunteers will be accommodated in a local family where a secure room and bedding will be provided for the volunteer. At the family's house there will be bathrooms and toilets for use by the volunteer.
Volunteers will be provided with daily meals at the host family and sometimes will have lunch at the project site. Safe drinking water will also be provided for the volunteer.
Alcoholic and soft drinks will not be provided