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Pamoja International

Health Care and Nursing in a Hospital

Kisumu, Kenya

Provision of quality health care services, open for Pre medical and elective students.

About Our Hospital

To provide continuous comprehensive health care and modern medical education in Kenya. 

Patients benefit from our unique team-based approach to care, which enables you to benefit from the diverse expertise of our entire team of medical professionals. 

As a teaching hospital, we practice an evidence-based approach to medicine, driven by the cutting-edge research conducted by our experienced faculty members.

Our approach to care is guided by our core principles of Quality, Access, Impact and Relevance.


Impact And Tasks

The program is two tier.

First we are looking for volunteers with health care experience and background in nursing, physical, speech and occupational therapy.

Secondly, our medical program is practicable, affordable and unique basing by the learning experience and satisfaction of past participants. This program is suited to aspiring medical students. The important element is that one needs to have a keen interest in the medical profession and be actively working towards joining medical school. Academic qualifications for admission to our program will vary based on school system of your respective country. Our program provides real life exposure of what it means to be a doctor, which is critically important for someone contemplating a medical career.

The participants will be working/volunteering in a Government hospital, as for the students they will be learning under consultants or Doctors, mostly observing and working under supervision of the Doctor.
Students will be rotated in the various departments to get a real life exposure.
Nurses and therapists (Physical,Speech and Occupational) therapy will be working in the EMT, pediatric, Maternity wing among other departments.

Typical Taks are:

Provision of public health information

Healthy Citizen through better health services

Vaccination enabled citizens safeguarded from diseases



Free-time activities

Volunteers can do a number of activities when free like travelling, learning Swahili, Safari, scuba diving, visiting cultural centers, mountain climbing and visiting the beach.

Swimming
Concert/Music
Diving/Snorkling
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Sports

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 21 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 (fluently)
Education Requirements
Health at University level
Required Documents
CV, College transcripts, Nurses and therapist copies of their practicing or registered certificates and motivation letter
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
First Aid
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 16:00

Suitable for

Singles
Groups

Any questions? Just ask. We at Pamoja International are happy to help you.

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Services by Pamoja International

Accommodation and meal for volunteer
Transport to the project site by public means
Pick up from the main airport Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Support and logistic expenses
Administration expenses
Orientation

Airport Pickup at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Airport pick up at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi,Kisumu International Airport in Kisumu and Mombasa International Airport in Mombasa
Volunteer to provide flight itinerary
Orientation a day after the airport pick up in the morning
Traveling to the site a day after orientation by public means

Accommodation

30 minutes walk or 5 minutes drive by public transport.
Bathroom with shower and toilet.
Volunteer shares a bedroom with 1 other volunteer, own bedding sheet, pillow and Mosquito net.

Guest Family Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast and Dinner.
Local Kenyan food served and vegetarian meal can be organized on request.
Food is balanced diet.
Water is boiled the stored in a container for volunteer consumption, alternative volunteers buy their won bottled water.

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.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (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.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Kenya you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Kenya.
Costs (Prices in USD)
2 weeks (min. stay)
$910.00
3 weeks
$1,212.00
4 weeks
$1,513.00
5 weeks
$1,815.00
6 weeks
$2,117.00
7 weeks
$2,418.00
8 weeks (max. stay)
$2,720.00
Average fees
$398.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Kisumu/Kenya between 2 weeks and 8 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Pamoja International will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Kenya.
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 Pamoja International during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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