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  1. 1. Kenya voluntary and community development projectVolunteer abroad in Kenya volunteer Africa, kenya volunteering programs, gap yearkenya voluntary workLecden-Kenya is a leading kenya volunteer abroad organization dealing in internationalvolunteer abroad placements in Kenya. We offer a variety of kenya volunteeringprograms which include: Community development and health, Teaching, SummercampVolunteering in kenya, Gap year kenya voluntary work, Environmental sustainability &rehabilitation programs, Eco-tours & Safaris around Kenya, Adventure and Sports,Orphanages and Children homes programs, special need schools.We providecomprehensive fun-filled, thrilling & remorselessly unique experiences to volunteers &travelers through the ability to synergize volunteering with adventure which provides aplatform for you to mix volunteering with a bit fun like, game-drives, safaris, camping etcYou name it and we make your excursion memorable and wow don’t forget about theclash-tourism program; where we link solo & group volunteers/ travelers with othersfrom different nationalities…. We also boast of having experienced Program Directorsthus giving us an extra-edge in the industry.Volunteer Opportunities Available in Kenya.• Children Program in Orphanages• HIV/AIDS Program• Medical/Health Program• Teaching in local schools
  2. 2. • Youth Programs• Environmental conservation• VolunTravel in KenyaCommunity Resource CenterOur Community Care Center ‘Riverside Day Care’ is helping orphaned and vulnerablechildren in Kiambiu slum in Buru buru phase one ,read more day care is helping economically challenged children in Kiambiu slum in Buruburu phase one ,the day care center help the children realize their right to an education.The initiation for orphan’s program grew out as a result of an increase in the number oforphans in Wagusu village and the pathetic living condition due to lack of support oncethey loose their parents. The organization therefore identified, as a priority to start achild care program within the community to cater for the orphans and the vulnerablechildren. Supporting these children has been a great challenge and volunteers have lentan upper hand with the aim of creating opportunities where unprivileged children canhave equal opportunity to grow.
  3. 3. Many of these children are sent to live with neighbours or relatives. Most of them livewith elderly grandparents who are barely able to sustain themselves.This result tomalnutrition and sickness, no access to education and children are sometimes being leftto find food and clothing for themselves. Some of these children are also HIV positiveand without a regular diet and medical care, they will die from preventable illnesses.The Day Care Center currently serves 80 children, Some children come from a brokenfamilies and may be are physically abused and what they need is a shoulder to lean on.Some of these children are totally orphans without both parents and other than materialinsufficiency, they need every one of us who they can trust and open up to like a mother,sister, brother or father. Together in one spirit, and with your kind assistance, let usrevive their hope by providing a healthy environment for a meaningful future life.The Center operates Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each child isprovided with vitamins, regular medical check-ups, daily bathing, playtime, naptime andadditional food assistance if needed.This program suits volunteers from all walks of life. Someone willing to reach out andinspire hope and assistance where it is most needed someone with a passion for children.As you volunteer with us your presence is such a blessing to these children and it willreally show you what a big difference you can make in a relatively short period of time.HIGHLIGHTS-Your little help can be of great significance for these children, helping to make theirpresent secure and future promising.-Helping the children in conversational English and assignments.
  4. 4. - Supervise the children to clean up and dress up-Supervise their studies and assignments-Share their food; sit by them to see them eat-Prepare them for schools, check their dresses-Design, teach, organize and play games (educational and environmental).-Spend time with them. Receive their warmth and affection engage them in creativeactivities such as painting, drawing and dancing. In addition to this,-volunteers help in the kitchen preparing meals, help with laundry, mop the floor-washing dishes and clothes, give those who are sick their medication, tell them storiesShare their dreams and motivating the children mostly those who are mentally affecteddue to problems affecting the society from poverty to HIV/AIDS.-You could initiate projects like painting the home, buying more beddings, toys, books,medicine, expand the centerbuilding to accommodate more children comfortably. Thiscan always be arranged and be can be acquired locally more cheaply.We take a minimum of one volunteer, workshop, researchers and missionaries with acommon goal like fund raising to assist in buying kitchen equipments or take care of thefeeding program for a month, six months or a year. Your little help can be of greatsignificance for these children, helping to make their present secure and futurepromising. …….Apply now….Volunteer Internship Opportunities .Lecden-Kenya offers volunteer internship opportunities in Kenya CommunityDevelopment for support and cross cultural exchange with the help of local andinternational volunteers.INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIESIf you would like to make a meaningfull contributions in developing countries, but youare not exactly sure how, then you have come to the right place. This placement optionsare available in Primary health care, Social work, human right, Environment,Infrustrucrure, Agriculture just to name but a few. Since each placement is created foryou, anyone can participate (university students, graduate students or experiencedprofessionals). We will help you design the internship project to ensure that both you andthe organization benefit. Internship opportunities include:-Medical/health Interns
  5. 5. Volunteer Medical interns are involed in various medical and nursing fields inhealthcare work delivery in the community hospitals, clinics and health centers.Volunteers work under supervision of medical doctors, nurses, dentists and clinicalofficers to provide quality health care services for communities.Volunteer TeachingVolunteers work in formal and non-formal teaching in both primary and secondaryschools in rural areas. They teach English, Mathematics and other subjects as well asextra-curricular activities. This is a long term placement form 3 months to 2 years.Orphanages/CentersVolunteers work in orphanage homes assisting the kids with creative activities. Inaddition to this volunteers help in the kitchen preparing meals, help with laundry, mopthe floor, washing dishes and clothes, give those who are sick their medication andvolunteers story telling skills will be put to good use inspiring and motivating thechildren mostly those who are mentally affected due to problems affecting the societyfrom poverty to HIV/AIDS.InfrastructureConstruction, Repairs, engineering, Alternative energy eg solar and others. Volunteerswill assist on construction in a school, an Orphanage, a community church, repairingyour host family’s house, painting, renovating a classroom, a local church, an old lady’shouse e.t.cRequired skills Volunteers do not need to have any skills or knowledge aboutconstruction, as they will mainly be doing unskilled work such as digging, mixing sandand cement, carrying rocks, sand and bricks, fetching water, and painting . They will beled by skilled Kenyans and work together with local community. Get your hands dirty tomake a differenceResearch projects could include:-organic farming.-Effects of climate change.-Effects of programmes on gender-equality.-Product Development.-Research on (eco) tourism possibilities and small tourism-related industries (souvenirsetc.)
  6. 6. -Research and development of alternative renewable energy sources.You are welcome for this placement if you meet the following requirements:-For interns, you must be a proffessional with atleast 2 years of experince of work or agraduate with either higher diploma or degree in the following volunteer related fields:(organic) agriculture, livestock / poultry, forestry, water & sanitation management /irrigation, business, marketing, ICT, development studies, anthropology or humangeography;-An interest in developong countries-Ability to work independently and as part of a team-You are flexible and can adapt easily to different cultural circumstances-Strong interpersonal relations, verbal and written communication skills-You are comfortable to live in a rural environment with limited facilities and leisureopportunities-High energy and goal oriented-Good organisational skills, able to carry out research and and attention to detail.-You are available for at least 3 months;VOLUNTEER FEES TAKE CARE OF THE FOLLOWING :-Airport Pick-up: On Arrival and Departure: Once you give us your flight details ourproject coordinator and a driver will be at the JKIA airport to pick you up.Orientation: Including important pre-departure information as well as on-siteorientation on local culture, history and customs.Internship arrangement: All your internship arrangement and well being whilevolunteering is our big concern and priority and ensure your placement is secure andsafe. Our coordinator will provide whatever support you may need at any step along andour supervisor will always assist at the ground.Accommodations/Meals: We carefully select host family connecting you to the cultureand social, economic and political events in the community and country. You areprovided with three meals a day and you will be flexible to intervene and assist incooking/food preparation.
  7. 7. Transportation to the project: Volunteers are transported to and from their placementlocation by shared bus/shuttle.Certificate of Completion/Participation: You will be provided with a certificate showingyour participation with us and a recommendation letter as an appreciation forvolunteering with us.Farewell: Is arranged on the last day either at the host family, School, and orphanagesas a way of appreciation to the volunteer for the time and ability to give to thecommunity. It is a day of exchanging gifts and celebrate for having successfully workedtogether.WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN VOLUNTEER COST :* International Airfare* Visa* Insurance* Vaccinations* Medical Bill* Tours and safarisVOLUNTEER/PROGRAM FEE (this applies to all programmes.)* Cost for two weeks US$ 527* Cost for three weeks US$ 634* Cost for one Month US$ 741* Cost for five weeks US$ 848* Cost for six weeks US$ 955* Cost for seven weeks US$ 1062* Cost for two Months US$ 1169Volunteers pay additional USD 100 (one hundred usd)for every week thereafter.WHAT YOU NEED TO VOLUNTEER WITH US
  8. 8. *All volunteers must be 18 years and above.* A medical background is required for the Medical/Health Program.* Have a positive attitude and be flexible to adjust to the living conditions.* English speaking.If you still want to volunteer with us, fill out the application form. Upon receipt of yourform we will contact you within two working days.All applicants will be notified by email on their placement and will be given a pre-departure information before arrival.…….Apply for this program……Please join us in our Charity Work, Volunteer vacations, the ultimate Ethical WildLife Safaris, medical elective placements, corporate company breaks, Outreachmission trips, Educational Student &school trips. Together we can make a differenceto Orphans and other vulnerable Children/widows/ women/People livessee our chip in widget,
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