Project DetailsCode: MLTV12
Start date: 01 ene 2017
End date: 31 dic 2017
Term: Long Term (1 Month to a Year)
State: Narok County
Airport: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport,
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 99
DescriptionThis is a boarding school with 525 pupils aging from 2-18 years old at the heart of a small community about an hour’s drive north of Mara Plains Camp in a stunningly beautiful area. The school was built in part by the Olare Orok Conservancy Trust, and aspires to become ‘a school of excellence’. The school itself is very basic and there is much potential to develop the facilities further. Thanks to the Headmaster, there is noticeable pride in the school by both the community and the children. The school has five classrooms and a pre-school unit.
Work And Activities
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPOSBILLITIES
Environmental conservation- In this program, we promote and conserve our natural environment which a habitat of then the beautiful wild animals, birds, insects just to mention but a few by participating in environmental activities including tree planting, constructing gabions to curb soi erosion among others within masai mara.
-Wildlife conservation- offer volunteer placements in an effort to promote conservation education, awareness and imparting skills to local and international volunteers. Those who join the placement include students and adults who seek a break away from their jobs in pursuit of a change.
Volunteers also have the opportunity to participate in outreach programs including;
• Youth mentorship programs
• Repairs and renovation
• Donating education materials e.g. books, pens etc.
• Home visits and nature walk
Day 1: Arrival and pick upfrom the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, in Nairobi, Kenya and transfer to host family home or hostel.
Day 2: Morning: registration and start of orientation. About 4 hours lecture at the home of your host. Topics covered during orientation lecture will include East African culture, history, customs, politics, geography, and necessary health precautions, and various other topics, such as the diversity of Kenyan life. Afternoon is free for exploring rural Kenyan life and getting to know your host family.
Accommodation And FoodAt a host family or at school. There will be electricity, but no shower and pipe water/taps at the accommodation.
PlaceMaasai National game reserve, Narok County
NotesDuration of the project: The program will run for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 6 months. The program is running throughout the year.
Participation fee: 600 for 3 months according intelligent answer
Leisure Activities: Maasai mara national Game réserve cultural exchange, excursions. The visits are done during the weekends. Volunteers can as well visit a local market, attend church, play soccer and participate in other community activities