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Jennifer Hughes

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Help us with English training to young, single mothers in Kenya

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  • DescriptionWe offer free vocational training to young, single mothers. Most of our students have not had the opportunity to go past year 3 in high school. We are a small project. If you want to experience the awe-inspiring scenery of East Africa, see safari animals up close in the wild and make a real difference to a local community, volunteering in Kenya could be perfect for you! Working in Kenya is a real chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and try something completely different. Its stunning landscapes and natural beauty are known around the world, with truly amazing sights such as the Great Rift Valley. Safari is one of the things Kenya is most famous for and rightly so – elephants, giraffes, buffalo, leopards, zebras and many more animals can be regularly seen in the wild. Kenya is also home to fascinating and often ancient traditions from the melting pot of so many tribal cultures.

    With extensive recent droughts in the area, diversifying the economy of the local area is important and one method of doing so is through learning English to help with a trade. English can open up many new opportunities for these women.
  • LocationKenya, Nakuru County, Nakuru

  • Work
  • Type of work We welcome volunteers to help run our English as a 2nd language class, help with our babies and pre-school children while our young mothers are in class or with assisting our older children with homework. We also welcome volunteers with computer and web experience.
  • Hours per day 4 hours a day, 5 days a week.
  • Work requirements: Volunteering in Kenya would be best suited to someone happy to escape the hustle and bustle of the contemporary life. However, we are located just a couple of kilometers from downtown Nakuru, where you can actually get a good cappuccino and a good, western style meal. If you want a chance to experience the real unspoiled Africa, this is the opportunity of a lifetime!
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: We can decide this together.
  • Maximum number of helpers: 6
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English
  • Has pets? No information provided
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: Close to the centre
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