CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya

Long-Term Volunteering in Kenya

PHANERO SCHOOL MBALE

 

Phanero

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROJECT LOCATION

The project is located in Mbale town, Vihiga County of Kenya.

 

 

PROJECT DETAILS

Phanero School is a community development initiative that was initiated by a University Professor with the main purpose of bringing together orphans and vulnerable children and integrates them other children so that they can be provided with quality education and life skills. 

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The school currently has 100 children from the age of 2years to 10 years. The centre also runs a counselling unit whose main objective is to empower families and individuals battling with marriage challenges, poverty, juvenile delinquency, HIV/AIDS and other problems that leverage with the problem of drugs and alcohol addiction with a holistic treatment and care for the family. 

The school provides education, meals and engages the children in extra-curricular activities like playing games, singing and dancing.

VOLUNTEERING ACTIVITIES

  • Helping in preparation of meals, serving and feeding the children
  • Training children how to read and write as well as assisting them with their homework
  • Engaging in beadwork and craft work
  • Teaching of subjects such as English, mathematics, science and sign language
  • Playing together with children through extracurricular activities such a sports and dance
  • Doing community health outreach programs

ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD

The volunteer will be hosted in a host family that is 10 minutes walk from the project. Breakfast and dinner will be provided at the host family while lunch will be provided at the project.

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