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Community Based Organization

Organization Location: 
Mbita
Kenya
SEC Organic Farm
  • Mbita, Kenya
Languages:
English
Organization Description
This project has got three major components which deals with the following areas:

a) SEC Organice Farm

In the farm farming activities is going on producing crops which are meant to support the needy children learning at SEC Mbita ECDE School.

b) Ecotourism

Since there is no proper garbage collection in the Island we are trying to collect garbage around the farm and then plant trees and water them to provide a suitable environment which serves as a resource centre for other people to learn.

c) SEC Mbita ECDE School

Here we have needy children learning and Sec organic farm develop learning materials for the children i.e. charts, books, art work etc.

We need volunteers with skills or without specific skills to help us in doing the following activities;

a) Digging, weeding, watering crops, harvesting crops, developing irrigation in the farm and also in harvesting rain water.

b) In ecotourism volunteers can help in setting up garbage collection system and also planting tree in the farm. Helping in landscaping and in the flower garden.

c) For the school the volunteers will be helping in developing learning materials for the children, feeding the children, building playing ground for the children and if need be can also help in teaching the children.

During their stay the volunteers will have the opportunity to explore the beauty of the surrounding which includes Ruma national park, Island like Mfangano, Kakamega forests and mountain hiking on Rusinga Island.

The volunteers will also have opportunity to visit the African traditional healers, going out with fishermen and also having lessons on traditional African dishes at a cost.

The volunteers are hosted in the hostel which is on the farm at a subsidised cost.
Causes
Childcare / Children, Education, Environment
Skills Needed
Landscaping, Working on the farm, Fundraising, Making learning materials for the children, Teaching, Proposal and grant writing
Accommodation
Accommodation Provided - Minimum Stay: 2 weeks
Average Cost per Week ($USD)
$140 per week
Estimate only - contact this Organization for actual costs to Volunteer
  • 3 Meals per Day
  • Volunteer Hostel

Costs do not include Flights, Visas, Vaccinations, Insurance, Spending Money, Pre-Departure-Orientation, 2-Meals-per-Day, 1-Meal-per-Day, Homestay, Local-Transport, Airport-Pickup-and-Drop-Off, Internet
Manager
Sam Mwalimu
Location
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