MEDGO –DEAR (KEN-98)


Type: Children, Disabled - Country: Kenya

Brief description and main aims

This is a new charitable project working with the children and young adults affected with disability both physically and mentally some are severe others mild it offers education, therapy, vocational training, feeding, and general rehabilitation services and empowering the disabled to be self- reliant

Main Activities

Regular activities:
  •  Teaching
  •  Therapy
  •  Feeding
  •  Practical activities/vocational
  •  Changing
  •  Games esp. weekends with neighboring schools for social interaction
  •  Farming
  •  Guiding and counselling esp. HIV$AIDS clients
 
Target groups
  •  Children with disabilities
  •  Youth
  •  Young women

Volunteer tasks

General Cleaning
Assist in physical Therapy for the children
Assist in farming
Extra Curricular activities

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Be able to communicate in English
Well behaved a person who respects Himself/herself and others
A person who is ready to learn
Either of the two male or female
Adult.

Location

The population of Kithyoko is dominantly Kamba people with low population of other ethnic communities who run businesses within the market place. It is generally very peaceful. The community is always welcoming and friendly and above all Kamba people are happy. The climate is usually very dry and hot like other semi-arid areas. The people are mostly peasant farmers.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Living within the project

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