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Community Based Organization

Organization Location: 
Luanda
Kenya
Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program (KCEP)
  • Luanda, Kenya
Languages:
English, Swahili
Organization Description
Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program is a Community Based Organization initiated in October 2009 to help spearhead community driven development initiatives and enable needy community groups participate in integrated activities to achieve quality livelihood from; HIV & AIDS education, malaria and TB awareness and advocacy, rehabilitation of street children’s, support vulnerable children, deployment of both local and international volunteers to various community projects, microfinance trainings and monitoring (Community Savings and loaning) , Capacity Building, computer training to orphans and vulnerable youths in the community, Computer Services to the community, community library, educational support initiative to bright orphaned and vulnerable children, a community primary school (Kipepeo Community Education Centre) Eco-Tourism and Environmental education and Management.

The program is also designed to respond to Luanda & Emuhaya sub-counties youths’ needs and assets; the KCEP Project aims to empower youth to make sound career and life decisions as they transit from high school to the next phase of their lives. The project is also building the capacity of local institutions and networks to sustain the much-needed services that KCEP will provide. Specifically, the KCEP Project intends to offers youth and women a series of inter-connected interventions to: build skills, facilitate appropriate career choices, health education and wise choices, women rights and education, provide employment and income generating opportunities, bridge technical and university education opportunities and provide fun and safe spaces for economic development.

The Kipepeo Community Empowerment Program is based in Kima Market, Wekhomo Location, Esiembero Division, Luanda Sub-county, Vihiga County Western Kenya.

VISION
A better future and right livelihood for families and individuals in our villages and self sustainable communities

MISSION
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of the local communities in Luanda & Emuhaya sub-counties trough sustainable local development initiatives.

CORE VALUES
1. People are at the very center and heart of development; they are the forces behind all we do and every endeavor we undertake.
2. Transparency and accountability drive our actions.
3. Sustainability is built into every intervention we pursue.
4. A holistic approach is essential to our treatment of ourselves and one another, with the aim of developing the whole person: health body, healthy mind, and healthy spirit

GOAL
Our goal is to enhanced capacity, improved living standards and quality livelihood of needy and vulnerable community groups in Luanda & Emuhaya sub-counties.
Causes
Technology, Education, Building / Construction
Skills Needed
Counseling, teaching, health and nursing skills,, Computer Teaching skill, web design, blog design, repair, Architectural skills, masonry, general buidling&construction, entreprsnurship skills, microfinance skills, Fundraising skills, marketing skills
Accommodation
Accommodation Provided - Minimum Stay: 3 weeks
Average Cost per Week ($USD)
$77 per week
Estimate only - contact this Organization for actual costs to Volunteer
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • 3 Meals per Day
  • Homestay

Costs do not include Flights, Visas, Vaccinations, Insurance, Spending Money, 2-Meals-per-Day, 1-Meal-per-Day, Volunteer-Hostel, Local-Transport, Airport-Pickup-and-Drop-Off, Internet
Manager
Julius Khamati Kuya
Location
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