This project will give volunteers an opportunity to interact with students while using skills and talents. to teach them. The volunteer will enjoy!!
Kibera, the second largest urban slum in Africa has close to 31 high schools with a total of over 10,000 students. Some of these students because of poor background never get to finish school. What happen when they don't? Garden of hope seeks to help by providing opportunity for them to learn and use their talents or skills. The volunteer will get an opportunity to teach them various topics, help in organizing the conferences and attend daily school sessions. Some of the recommended skills include computer, teaching, any sports and one foreign language. Consider joining!! :-)
Kenya offer a wide variety of activities for volunteers and visitors:
Wildlife Safari: There’s nothing more famous about Kenya than going on a safari to one of the many national parks or reserves located throughout the country. The most famous wildlife viewing sanctuaries include Maasai Mara, Amboseli, Lake Nakuru and Tsavo East.For many, the goal is to catch a glimpse of the African Big 5 which includes lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino.
Relax on the East African Coast: The East African Indian Ocean coast is one of the best places in the world to take it easy and enjoy a beach holiday.Along with pristine stretches of white sand and swaying palms, the laid back attitude and friendly Kenyans along the coast add to the serenity.To check out the Kenyan coast, you might visit areas around Mombasa, Diani, Malindi or Kilifi
Climb Mount Kenya: Not nearly as popular as neighboring giant Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya remains Africa’s second tallest peak and is often considered a more challenging climb. The breathtaking scenery is marked by incredible views of Kenya and even great glimpses of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Most trekkers summit Mount Kenya at Lenana Peak point
You can be picked from the airport upon landing, if using a taxi we can contract one car for the volunteer to be picked everyday. The pickup time is 9am. If using public means to the site. The buses are flexible and depart any time. Drivers are licensed and the contract company is reliable and responsible.
The apartment is located an hour from the office, it is well equipped with a bathroom, Kitchen, two rooms and a bed. Wifi is also available. The bed is 5*6 with a heavy duty mattress.It is located 10 minutes from the bus stop there are other apartments close, it is secure and security is available at night. If the volunteer chose to look for their own accommodation they have to cater for expenses.Because of the distance from the apartment to the office, the volunteer is free to stay in a hotel.
The food provided is mixed (African and Western). Breakfast in the morning may include Kenya tea with milk, brewed coffee (White or black), bread, sausages, eggs bacon and some fruits, If you are a vegetarian several options are available: Tradition Kenyan vegetables also are provided. You can have lunch of your choice meat is also available, for dinner you can chose to taste Ugali (Traditional Kenyan Food) Rice, Fried or stew chicken, fish. Soft and hard drinks are also available.