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Cultural conservation assistant

volunteers will get involved in getting to work /do activities with masai people.Also getting to know how they earn for their living .

Sadly, many Maasai are left with few economic opportunities and are forced to migrate to urban areas for survival, leaving their communities with less human resources and infusing the Maasai culture with other traditions and ideas, which alters the original culture.  As a volunteer in the Cultural Conservation Project in the Maasai region of Kenya, you can immerse yourself into Maasai daily life and collaborate with Maasai people by sharing ideas and promoting projects to preserve and increase appreciation of the Maasai culture. Local traditions are unique and locals are more than happy to show visitors everything about their customs. Global Crossroad invites you to help document Maasai culture and traditions so that their culture is preserved and can be understood by many. In addition, you can share your own culture in return.  This is a great way to experience all Kenya has to offer, truly understand a foreign culture and enrich community values and quality of life.
Volunteers are invited to come through out the year because there is no closure to cultural concervation.They will spend most of time with families here.You dont need to have any background experience.
Volunteers will get involved with cultural immerssion whereby they will get to know many activities in maasai land.Living,working with maasai community helping in Daily activities throughout.In this case they will get to know how maasai people live.
Volunteers will be staying,cooking,walking and doing everything with masai members from the host family and also the surrounding.Masai are full of activities,livestock being their main source of income and also feasts.Volunteers will get involved with masai activities working with masai people e.g making beads,raring cattle and goats,fetching water,milking cows,cooking,making braceletsThe surrounding has quite number of maasai people although they are scattered.

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
Wheel Chairs

Details on Arrival

This program is available all year.The volunteer may arrive one day before the set start dates.

Program Requirements

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). Of course, there is an exception for children that are accompanied by their parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
sports
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Any questions? Just ask. We at Havilla Children Centre are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

Volunteers can book safaris right from here on arrival to go during weekends.

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/Music
Diving/Snorkling
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Riding
Winter Sports

Included Services

What's included?
Airport pick up is not included in our fee.The fee includes 3 meals a day- Breakfast,lunch and Dinner and accommodation is included in the fees.
Airport Pickup at Jomo Kenyatta International

Will pick volunteers on arrival our staff

Accommodation

Accommodation is host family and there is proper toilets,shared room with one family member.There are bathrooms, 6 by 6 ft with hot shower

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

Food & Drink -we provide meals of all kinds .vegetarians will still get their foods.We dont provide Alcohols but other soft drinks.They get breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Costs (Prices in USD)
1 week (min. stay)
$100.00
2 weeks
$200.00
3 weeks
$300.00
4 weeks
$400.00
8 weeks
$800.00
16 weeks
$1,600.00
50 weeks (max. stay)
$5,000.00
Average fees
$100.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in NAIROBI/Kenya between 1 week and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Havilla Children Centre will let you know about the final price during your application process.
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 Havilla Children Centre during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

Get ready to volunteer in Kenya

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Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Kenya. Please check the visa regulations for Kenya.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Kenya and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Kenya.
Budgeting
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Kenya.

What's next?

Airport
The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO) in Nairobi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Kenya.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Kenya provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Kenya you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Kenya.
Free-time
What can you do in leisure-time in Kenya while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
Nairobi, NAIROBI, Kenya

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