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Kailend

Street children rehabilitation project.

Lome, Togo

NGO | Kailend

Our vulnerable children rehabilitation program aims to engage and educate troubled urban youth through sporting and extra curricular activities.

You could play an important role in the personal development of street children in Togo. Coaching sports and teaching in schools and local village communities. There are a lot of life-skills to be learnt by children as well as volunteers, such as teamwork, punctuality, keeping to your word, communication and discipline.

As a volunteer on the street children rehabilitation project you can expect to work with kids of various ages ranging from 9 years to 16 years, mentoring and teaching them various subjects and engaging them with extra curricular activities. You will work with children from some of the poorest communities in Togo, during structured weekly sessions.


Daily routine:

Day starts at 09:00 to 13:00 or 14:00 to 17:00 (Morning and afternoon shifts)

Transportation to projects is usually on motorbike taxi or shared car taxi’s and at volunteer’s expense


-Morning shift:

Teaching English and Maths

Teaching Arts & Craft

Learning or educational games

Book reading club

 

-Afternoon shift:

Dancing

Sports coaching

Extra curricular activities 

The project is based at one our partner schools and the current group of street children we are woking with live, have meals and attend classes on school premises.

Volunteers on this project work as part of a team.


Free-time activities

On the weekends you could go to go the beach or to a swimming pool. There are various activities from cinema on the beach to yoga classes. Or you go to the market to buy some fabrics and get some fancy clothes tailored. Lomé also has a vibrant night life with a lot of concerts going on. If you want to know more check out 'cette semaine à Lomé' on Facebook.
If you wanna go traveling, there are many natural attractions to visit that include: mountains, waterfalls, Lake Togo as well as various nature reserves where one can see hippos and elephants.

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/Music
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Riding
Yoga/Meditation

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).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level) and French (basic level)
Health Declaration
required
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Maths & English at High School level
Required Documents
CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
English/ French/ Sports skills/ Maths / Art & craft / Dance
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 17:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Groups

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

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Services by Kailend

Accommodation
Wi-Fi connection
2 meals a day (Breakfast and Dinner)
Transportation (Airport pick-up and selected projects)
Training
Welcome packs
Official Kailend merchandise
Official Kailend certificate of recognition

Airport Pickup at Lome Airport

All volunteers are picked up at Lome International airport upon arrival by a member of the Kailend team and are dropped off at the end of their stay.

Accommodation

7 bedroom house
Located in Lome, Togo
2 to 4 people in each room
6 showers
6 toilets
Common room
Kitchen
Roof terrace
Garden

Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast and dinner (special diets catered for with advance notice, e.g vegetarian)

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 Lome Airport (LFW) in Lome. We assist you to find cheap flights to Togo.
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 Togo provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Togo you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Togo.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$500.00
5 weeks
$625.00
6 weeks
$750.00
7 weeks
$875.00
11 weeks
$1,375.00
19 weeks
$2,375.00
50 weeks (max. stay)
$6,250.00
Average fees
$125.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Lome/Togo between 4 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Kailend 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 Togo.
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 Kailend during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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