Tich Kouma Community Based Organization

Projets permanents (à partir d'un mois)

Kisumu city, Lake Victoria - Kenya


  • Volontariat International
  • 01-01-2019 - 31-12-2019
  • 10 volontaires
  • Adulte  |  18-99 ans
  • 200 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/MLTV2019/17


THE DURATION OF THE VOLUNTEERING IS FLEXIBLE DEPENDING ON THE AVAILABILITY OF THE VOLUNTEER. Tich Kouma Community Based organization was registered on 5th July 2011 as a self-help group under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development. The project Project Name: Tich Kouma Community Based Organization CODE: KVDA/MLTV/2018/17 Location: Kisumu city, Lake Victoria Service Sector: Conservation/Eco-tourism/ Voluntourism is situated in the heart of Kisumu city that is the third largest city in Kenya after Nairobi and Mombasa respectively. The site is situated behind Tom Mboya Labour College off Ring Road. The group members are residents of Nanga, Dunga, Kapuothe, Katuoro, Got Owak, Sigalagala, Kogello, Milimani that are villages within Winam Division of Kisumu East district, Nyanza province. OBJECTIVES OF THE GROUP: To build a social and economic force taking advantage of the environment and best use of natural resources for sustainability  Provide funds for conservation to preserve the biomas flora and fauna, culture and history, to set sustainable use of limits of the wetland and to protect natural attractions alongside the preservation of existing endemic species  To empower members through income generating activities as adaptive to natural resources available at the project site  To engage appropriate technology innovatively by wise use practices like conservation farming  To build human capital through empowerment of the community by utilization of intellectual property rights-like making of conservation furniture through weaving of papyrus reed in the making process  To engage in activities aimed at alleviating poverty, creating employment and engagement with equity  Advocate for environmental restoration, conservation by showcasing the way forward through activities like tree planting, nursery, husbandry, farm management and related activities that can create micro climate for Kisumu city Project activities: Agro forestry, eco-tourism and conservation activities as outlined in the objectives of the group



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.  KVDA has since inception hosted over 50, 000 international volunteers to its community service development projects that have left indelible mark to efforts to enhance sustainable development.


 Tree planting  Tree nursery planting  Farm management  Climate change issues with focus on greening Kisumu city  Submit Project Report to KVDA

Logement & Nourriture

Volunteers will be accommodated at KVDA Residence with dormitory accommodation, shower and electricity but they will share other amenities. They will be served with meals at the Residence and. It is convenient for the volunteer to carry sleeping bag, mat and personal effects Volunteers will be driven to the KVDA Residence situated in Karen suburb in Nairobi approximately 25 Kilometers away from the airport and that is where the volunteers will be accommodated ahead of their placement to the project. The residence is situated in the serene environment with amble space for recreation and spectacular setting as the inauguration of volunteering to make a difference in the world.  Water is available at the hosting house from springs and it is important to preserve water at all times due to its scarcity and cooperation with the hosts will be highly appreciated  There are no washing machines in the institution and the volunteer will be guided on how to wash clothes

Emplacement & Temps libre

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi is the port of arrival and KVDA will designate a driver for the airport pick up. Kenya is replete with a lot of interesting and natural spectacular sites of interest that would capture the imagination of volunteers. From the tour to the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve to visits to local community beholding sights, the volunteers have the previledge to make choices that would fundamentally make the difference. The project also offers a perfect opportunity for people who enjoy being close to nature and are interested in the spectacular setting that traditional way of living in the heartland of the African culture would enrich your cultural heritage


Volunteers are accepted to join this project at any time of the year and should arrive in Kenya on 20th day of the month. The duration of placement is flexible depending on the availability of the volunteer  2-day orientation seminar will be done on the 21st and 22nd of every month

Notes Supplémentaires

Participation fee: The project participation fees is Euro 200 per month paid upfront on arrival to the cover costs stipulated for the entire duration of the project. Monthly payment of participation fees is not allowed for conventional purposes. Volunteers accepted on MLTV project for one month will pay Euros 300 for the one month placement. What is included in the participation fee?  Return transfers from the airport  Full board at the project (Accommodation and meals provided at the project)  Orientation, evaluation and monitoring  Volunteer mentorship What is not included in the participation fee?  Travel to and from the project. The volunteer will be required to pay for the bus tickets  Refreshments outside the project  Air ticket  Excursion  Visa and Insurance  Local travel  Personal effects. Volunteers who apply for this project will be invited to participate to a « session de préparation au départ ». During this session, many things will be discussed as the volunteering projects, your fears and motivations, the intercultural shock, some practical aspects, ect.