Wema Hospital

Women Empowerment - Life Skills Teacher

Nairobi , Kenya show on map

Non-profit | Wema Hospital

This entails promotion of reproduction health among the women and girls to make informed decisions.

Volunteers working on the women Empowerment program in the slums of Kawangware and rural areas have a chance of training the women and girls a host of things. This meant to help women and young girls from disadvantaged backgrounds in both urban and rural setup make informed life long decisions concerning their reproductive lives. 


Volunteers working on this program enjoy a rewarding experience since they share one of the issues that's close to the women and girls. Working with smaller groups of trainers who are in charge of dozens of other members on this and many other issues that affect women in their day to day lives. They also teach them about life skills, literacy skills, forms of women Empowerment, project planning, entrepreneurship among others. An independent African woman is good for the community hence the need for their strengthening. 

Volunteers working on this program need not be qualified since they'll work under community social workers and community health workers. Since most international organisations support women Empowerment initiatives, volunteers will find it easy to work with these women and girls for the betterment of the community and nation at large. Anyone willing to make a change this is the program for you as you will impact on someone completely. 

Free-time activities

On weekends the volunteers have a host of activities to choose from, be it a game drive for safari to any game park, water sports in the Kenyan coastline, music concert in the capital or having a homestay visit.

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/Music
Diving/Snorkling
Climbing
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) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Any at High School level
Required Documents
CV and proof of education
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Good inter personal skills and knowledge on women affairs.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 16:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
Wema Hospital (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
Online preparation course (optional, from $49)
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On-site services

Services by Wema Hospital

The fees cater for meals, accommodation, airport pick up and drop off, administration fee for the organisation and orientation.

Airport Pickup at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

The organisation picks and drops all our volunteers at the airport. Just pack your bags and begin the journey.

Accommodation

Double with shower and toilet. Common or living room where one can watch TV. There's also a common area.

Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast and dinner on weekdays is served with local delicacies and western food on menu. Vegetarians are also taken care of, on weekends it's 3 meals.

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)
2 weeks (min. stay)
$450.00
3 weeks
$920.00
4 weeks
$1,391.00
5 weeks
$1,861.00
7 weeks
$2,802.00
9 weeks
$3,743.00
24 weeks (max. stay)
$10,800.00
Average fees
$338.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Nairobi /Kenya between 2 weeks and 24 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Wema Hospital 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 Wema Hospital during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash.
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