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VACK jitolee Africa

Rehabilitation of Street Children

Mumias, Kenya show on map

Volunteers needed who will assist in the rehabilitation of street kids and offer social development services to them.

About the Program

Agape Centre of Hope has taken the challenge to playing a proactive role initiating the supplementing efforts for eradicating poverty by increasing livelihood options. ACoH is a unique organization established in Mumias town solely to take care of street children. ACoH development society has a well-experienced implementation team and at least 18 volunteers. It is successfully achieving arms and objectives of the organization in collaboration/support of different philanthropists.

Agape Centre of Hope is a non-profit organization created by the efforts of Volunteers purely and is actively working to improving and uplifting the people quality of life by developing a support mechanism that can ensure the provision of social guidance to the communities at the approachable level. It is represented by the people who are committed to social and economic change of the poor and believe that strengthening and empowerment of the poor is critical to the poverty alleviation, because the powerlessness and poverty are almost synonymous. The pragmatic reality is that the poor lack choice and control over the resources and right to influence their future from the basis of their powerlessness. 

Objectives

  • Transforming street children and most vulnerable children into a leading dignified and responsible life in the community
  • Transformation of drop out school children with an aim of getting them back into the mainstream education
  • To work for uplifting the status of children & women in the society through poverty alleviation & gender development programs 
  • Enhancing gender equality by expanding women’s access to justice and human rights
  • To alleviate poverty through empowering poor people and increasing their access to income opportunities
  • To provide help under health & nutrition services for women and children
  • To encourage young people through capacity building programs to develop a healthier, safer lifestyle
  • To provide help to people suffering from natural calamities and work for uplifting poor rural/village people for their overall development
  • To propagate the need for tree plantation/pollution control and environmental awareness

Typical day

Usual working days are Monday - Friday from 09:00 AM - 16:30 PM including the following tasks.

  • Protection and rehabilitation of street children
  • Child counseling
  • Capacity building
  • Gender development
  • Hygiene development
There’s no such thing as a typical day! That’s part of the excitement of volunteering. Your life will become personally and professionally very different to what you know now. What is certain though is that you will be enjoying an all-new culture, mixing in a different community and challenging yourself professionally, in all new ways.

Free-time activities

Volunteers will also have an opportunity to interact with community members by visiting them hence being able to learn more about the local culture.

Concert/Music
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports

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)
Health Declaration
required
Criminal Background Check
required
Required Documents
CV and Motivation letter
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Mentorship, capacity building, resource mobilization.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 16:30

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups

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Services by VACK jitolee Africa
  • Airport pickup
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Orientation
  • Supervision
  • Project placement
  • Evaluation
  • 24/7 emergency support
  • Project donation

Airport Pickup at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

All our volunteers are picked up at the airport upon arrival hence volunteers are advised to confirm their arrival details in advance. We shall have one of the team members at the airport to receive you on your arrival. The person will will have a pager with your name printed on it for ease of identification.

Accommodation

Volunteers will be offered with a secure room in the house, bath shelters and toilets are available.

Guest Family Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Volunteers are offered at least three meals a day from what is locally available. The family will also provide safe drinking water.

Alcoholic and soft drinks are not provided.

Internet Access
Limited 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)
6 weeks (min. stay)
$520.00
7 weeks
$623.00
8 weeks
$727.00
9 weeks
$830.00
13 weeks
$1,243.00
21 weeks
$2,070.00
30 weeks (max. stay)
$3,000.00
Average fees
$93.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Mumias/Kenya between 6 weeks and 30 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. VACK jitolee Africa will let you know about the final price during your application process.
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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 VACK jitolee Africa during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
Africa Eastern Africa Kenya Mumias, Mumias, Kakamega
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