As a volunteer in primary teaching in Kenya you will help to empower boys and girls by giving them the skills they need to overcome poverty and make their voice heard.
Kisumu is located near the Lake Victoria, that offers great water activities, and in a hilly region that offers some nice hikes. Within Kenya, the opportunities for travels and especially safaris. Kisumu is right at the border with Uganda, that offers a wide range of outdoor activities. The city Jinja, only a couple of hours away, is not only famous for being the "source of the Nile", but also for its countless amount of activities (horse riding, white water rafting, bungee jumping, kayaking, just to site a few).
The volunteers can be picked at Kisumu airport. The drive to the Korando Educational Center is only 10 minutes.
The volunteer accommodation is the first dome home in Africa, inspired the design of the famous Thaï Dome Home from Steve Areen.
The dome home is located on the Korando Educational Center, the volunteers do not have to commute during the volunteering days. The dome home has 2 tropical decorated bathrooms, and 4 bedrooms, each can accommodate two volunteers. A big main dome is used for resting activities. A private garden is in front of the home.
3 kenyan meals per day are provided to the volunteers, expect on Sundays when the volunteers are advised to cook for themselves. Vegetarian food is available upon request. Located near Kisumu, the volunteers can make use of the Korando minivan in order to go for grocery shopping. If they wish to cook for themselves on a permanent basis, they are more welcome to use to furnished kitchen of the dome home.