Computer Lessons Tutors

Giving basic computer training to orphans and vulnerable youths in the community and women. Training of Microsoft office applications

About Us

KCEP Project aims to empower young people to make sound career and life decisions as they transit from high school to the next phase of their lives. The project is also building the capacity of local institutions and networks to sustain the much-needed services that KCEP will provide. Specifically, the KCEP project intends to offers youth a series of interconnected interventions to: build skills, facilitate appropriate career choices, provide employment and income generating opportunities, bridge technical and university education opportunities and provide fun and safe spaces.


About the Program

This KCEP program is about free computer trainings for orphans and vulnerable youths from the communities in Emuhaya District. They are young people who have never worked with a computer before and they cannot afford to pay for computer lessons in colleges.

This is meant to empower them through computer skills and enable them acquire information technology skills to help them secure jobs in the information and technology sector as a source of their livelihood.


Volunteer Work

The work with KCEP  involves giving free basic computer training to orphans and vulnerable youths in the community and women. The volunteer will offer training of Microsoft office packages which includes; introduction to computers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Outlook, Email and Internet, making training schedules for the classes, offering assessment tests and grading. The volunteer will be involved in training the participants on how to use the projector, helping students prepare slides and presentations and presenting them before the rest of the students in the class. Volunteers will also prepare notes and and save them  for future use, any additional information about computer, applications, coding language, and any other course materials will be welcome. so that we can empower our community with more advanced information technology tools that meet the 21st century.

Computer Lessons Tutors A volunteer awards computer certificate House where volunteers will stay Students after graduating from computer studies Students attending a computer class Acomputer class in session

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups

Typical day

Volunteers are expected to work five days a week between 7-8 hours

Typical tasks are:
  • Empowering computer skills
  • Giving lessons in Microsoft training
  • Offering assesment tests and garding
  • Helping students preparing slides and presentations

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
required
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Computer applications at University, College or Proficiency in use of computer level
Required Documents
CV, any testimonials and recommendations
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Experience is use of computer applications, Microsoft office proficiency, web design, coding, hard ware expertise, software expertise
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 08:00 - 16:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at Kipepeo Community Empowerment are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

During free time volunteer can engage in recreational activities, like playing games, hiking the nearest hills, running sack races, visiting Kakamega rainforest on a long weekend, going for a boat ride in lake Victoria, visiting Kisumu museum, going shopping and access to fast internet services in Kisumu City which is 30 kilometres from our project location of which here volunteers can join music concerts for the night, go for safari tour in Maasai Mara National Reserve, tour lake Nakuru National Park, climbing mount Longonot, bike tour in Hell's Gate National Park.

Concert/Music
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports

Services

What's included?
Food and accommodation – $87.5
Office Administration (rent, electricity, stationeries, facilitation charts, felt pens, internet services, repair and maintenance of machines, staff motivation (10% to go to KIPEPEO ONE SHILLING PROJECT)- $100
Contingency fee (emergency) - $12.5
Project preparation, Orientation and Facilitation -$50
KCEP branded T-shirt (POLO)- $12.5
Street children project feeding programme -$12.5
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Accommodation

It’s located near the organization office and you will stay with a member of KCEP, you receive your own separate room, bathroom is outside the house. The house is permanent with electricity supply and water available on the tank.

Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is provided, vegetarians food also is provided based on the volunteers dietary needs

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$275.00
5 weeks
$344.00
6 weeks
$413.00
7 weeks
$481.00
11 weeks
$756.00
19 weeks
$1,306.00
48 weeks (max. stay)
$3,300.00

You can volunteer at the project site in Luanda/Kenya between 4 weeks and 48 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Kipepeo Community Empowerment will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
$69/week
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Kipepeo Community Empowerment during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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