Peace Humanitarian Christian Centre International

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Program Description

Peace Humanitarian Christian Centre International is a community initiative project that started in 1993 to empower orphaned and destitute children around Ruai location. The project aims to secure a brighter future for children through nutrition, education support and spiritual awareness. Apart from offering educational opportunities to the children, the center also aims at dealing with the vice of drug addiction and crime among the children and youth staying in the area.
Currently the centre has about 580 students from nursery to high school level, who are aged between 3 to 18 years. The centre has 9 teachers and 2 non-teaching staff. The centre has an orphanage, where orphans and vulnerable children live. It also has a kiosk, which helps in sustaining the needs of the Orphans and vulnerable children.
The Centre also offers guidance and counseling sessions. It also offers vocational training to girls who have dropped out of school to attain skills in dress making which can help them acquire self-employment to sustain their livelihoods. The centre offers this through tailoring classes and salon lessons.

Highlights

This is very rewarding experience for both - volunteer and the children. Volunteers will be able to learn the local language as well as teach English to the children. They will have the opportunity to learn about the Kenyan culture, way of life and can travel and undertake safaris, if they wish to do so.

Volunteer activities:
- Assisting the teachers in the nursery and lower and upper primary classes
- Engage in farm work around the orphanage
- Promotion of education
- Organize extra curricular activities e.g. arts & crafts; drama & music; games & sport activities
- Fundraising activities for the project

Qualifications

There are no qualification required, however the volunteers must be over 18 and should enjoy working with children.

Volunteer Types

What`s Included

Included services:
- Airport transfers from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi
- 3-day orientation seminar
- Introduction to the city
- Accommodation and food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during orientation and placement duration
- Coordination, mentoring and supervision
- possibility: 3-day Safari to Masai Mara National Reserve, 330 Euro

The following costs are NOT included:
- Cost of drinks like soda, beer, mineral water etc
- Cost of sightseeing
- Visa costs (www.ecitizen.go.ke)
- Direct donations to the project
- Local traveling

What to bring: Sleeping bag, sleeping mat and mosquito net are necessary. You can also bring photos of your country, clothes, books, pen

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Program Locations

Ruai, Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya

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Program Details

Provider:
CIVS Comunity Service
Locations:
  • Kenya: Ruai
  • Kenya: Nairobi
Terms:
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1 year+, 1-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months
Languages:
English
Participants:
Worldwide
Cost:
Up to one month: 250 Euros, 2 months and longer: 200 Euro/month

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