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Havilla Children Centre

English Teaching in Kenya

The majority of Kenyans want to improve their children's English skills but most Kenyan rural schools lack qualified English teachers.

The majority of Kenyans want to improve their children's English skills but most Kenyan rural schools lack qualified English teachers. With this high demand for English fluency, your volunteer contribution in teaching English is greatly appreciated by the Kenyan people. Teaching English in Kenya is very challenging; however, our knowledgeable staff will provide you with a proper orientation and teaching materials, including a textbook, for your class. You will be teaching a group of 20-35 in a class and most students already understand basic English. Our volunteers work to strengthen students' conversational and pronunciation skills.

Our postings vary from formal to informal English teaching programs in Kenya. You can put your English skills to use with oral practice and games or teaching math, social science, health science or other subjects in English.

We are inviting applicants from all over the worl to come and joing in this good work.

Volunteers will be working with our current employed teachers here.Volunteers will work from monday to friday - 8 am -3 pm..The surrounding is very quiet not noisy and people surrounding the project are very welcoming.The volunteers feel very secure while walking to and from the project.

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups

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 and Friday

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

Contact Project Coordinator

Free-time activities

During weekends or other free times ,Volunteers can visit beautiful places like wildlife in national parks,Coastal beaches,do cleaning of their clothes ,go to cinemas.

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/Music
Diving/Snorkling
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Riding
Winter Sports
Contact & Reservation
$100
/week
$100
/week
4 - 49
weeks
4 - 49
weeks
18+
age
18+
age
Airport Pickup
Housing
Food
Internet
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Included Services

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This amount includes 3 meals a day and accommodation.
Airport Pickup at Jomo Kenyatta International

Volunteer will be picked from the Airport on arrival

Accommodation

Olympic Estate-there are bathrooms with hot shower,volunteer will share room with a family member.

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

Host family will provide Breakfast -tea and snacks but no alcohols provided

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.

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Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$400.00
8 weeks
$800.00
16 weeks
$1,600.00
49 weeks (max. stay)
$4,900.00
Average fees
$100.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in NAIROBI/Kenya between 4 weeks and 49 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.

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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.
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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?
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