Gideon Mosi Primary School

Taita-Taveta County, Coast region - Kenya - Chantier court terme

Projet Social - Education

  • Chantier International
  • 07-09-2019 - 28-09-2019
  • 20 volontaires
  • 18-99 ans
  • 300 EUR de frais de participation
  • KVDA/STV/09A

Description

Project overview The Taita hills rise from the Southeastern Nyika Plateau. They are ancient fault-block formation stretching south to Malawi through Eastern and Southern Tanzania. They sit almost cheek-by-jowl with one of the region’s recent volcanic ranges, the Chyulu Hills. The project is situated on the foot of the Sagalla Hills in Taita Taveta district in coastal part of Kenya. It is approximately 7-8 hours’ drive from Nairobi. Sagalla is remembered to be a home of the first missionaries in the early 1900 and these is evident with one of the first churches in Kenya still standing strong.

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Partenaire

Kenya Voluntary Development Association (KVDA) is an indigenous, non-political and membership organization which is non-sectarian and non-profit making started in 1962 as a work camp organization registered under the Societies’ Act. In 1993, KVDA was registered as a Non-Governmental organization by the establishment of the NGOs Coordination Act.

Travail

TYPE OF WORKCAMP: RENO/EDU Volunteers will work for six hours daily from Monday to Friday. Manual work and Intercultural activities: School renovation Teaching Primary School pupils Awareness campaign on Human Wildlife Conflict Home visits Cultural days for various nationalities Translation of thematic focus of the project together with the local people

Logement & Nourriture

ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS Volunteers will stay in classrooms at the School with very basic living conditions. Volunteers have an obligation to climb down the level of the people with the aim of exposure to development challenges. KVDA will provide foodstuffs and volunteers will cook their own meals in turns. Water is available from springs and it is recommended that drinking water should be boiled or medicated. Mineral water available at supermarkets is also recommended. The Government policy to install ICT in primary schools has seen connectivity to the national power grid for most educational institutions in Kenya and this makes it easy for volunteers to use electric appliances while at the project. Furthermore, we invite you to bring typical food, spices, drinks, games and music from your country (for an intercultural evening) – and a lot of motivation!

Emplacement & Temps libre

Taita-Taveta County, Coast region

Nécessaire

You will need a sleeping bag and mat, toiletries, torch/flashlight, sandals, mosquito net, national flag from your country, among others.