Nyabosongo Bena academy

Court terme (1 à 3 semaines)

Kuria, Migori County, South West Kenya - Kenya

Social - Education

  • Chantier International
  • 06-07-2019 - 27-07-2019
  • 20 volontaires
  • Adulte  |  18-99 ans
  • 300 EUR de frais de participation Frais de participation qui reviennent directement à l'organisme d'accueil du projet et qui comprennent les frais d'hébergement, de nourriture et de coordination du projet.
  • Code projet: KVDA/STV/07A


This school was started in 2005 with 23 students as a pre-school and currently it has a total of 325 pupils from the pre-school to standard eight. The School has 8 classrooms on two different plots with a borehole. The School has 11 classrooms, one staff room and one administration office with the kitchen is under construction. The school is run by a Parents Teachers Association and the teachers are registered by the Teachers Service Commission. The initiation of Nyabosongo Bena Academy came in handy with the many challenges that affect the community. The initiation of Nyabosongo Bena Academy came in handy with the many challenges that affect the community. Their struggles are emboldened by the need to ensure access to education by the majority people from the community, arrest the grave issue of alcohol, drug and substance abuse, the obtaining realities on climate change, repugnant cultural practices like FGM and early pregnancy for teenage girls. The majority of the community members are small scale farmers sustaining livelihood on subsistence agriculture



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.


Manual work and Intercultural activities: Brick making and construction work at the School Teaching pupils at the School Sporting together with the pupils Exposure to the challenges of Female Genital mutilation (FGM) Inter-cultural learning coupled with home visits for exposure to development challenges. Possibility to visit the historic sites like Hippo point on Lake Victoria in Kisumu City, renowned Kakamega Rain Forest and the Equator point at Maseno University; among other spectacular sites of interest in the region. However, this will be done most probably during the weekends.

Logement & Nourriture

The host community will provide a house to accommodate the volunteers 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. There is no electricity connection at the project but volunteers can charge their electric appliances at the nearest market center.

Emplacement & Temps libre

Kuria, Migori County, South West Kenya


What to carry? This is outlined in the detailed info sheet and includes, sleeping bag and mat, toiletries, torch/flashlight, sandals, mosquito net, national flag from your country, among others