Child Welfare Society of Kenya Isiolo (KEN-72)


Type: Children - Country: Kenya

Brief description and main aims

Protection of interests and promotion of welfare of all children in the republic of Kenya. Increase levels of literacy and self-development among the children for self-reliance and self-employment within and away from the family.¨ Improve income levels of very needy families to overcome acute problems of poverty and access basic needs for their children. Establishment and maintenance of model homes and reserve centers, which offer temporary shelter and protection to children in difficult circumstances.

Main Activities

Teaching the children in nursery school.

Social work and providing counseling.

Discussions and empowerment on HIV/ AIDS

Volunteer tasks

Going to primary and secondary schools to give talks on HIV AIDS.

Teaching in the nursery school.

Helping in the kitchen and farm.

Social work e.g. admission of children in the home and restoration back to their families when time is right, identification of needy children through home visits, assisting children at the home with their homework.

Organizing recreational activities for the children.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Interests in children matters and community issues

Location

North Eastern Kenya-Located 1 km from Isiolo town

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Will be given a room to stay and a kitchen for cooking at own pleasure but the volunteer is free to eat with the children at the Dining hall or staff when she feels like.

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