CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya

Long-Term Volunteering in Kenya

BROWNHILL SECONDARY SCHOOL

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brownhill secondary school

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROJECT LOCATION

The project is located in Kayole Estate, Nairobi East region.

 

PROJECT DETAILS

Brown Hill Group is a registered community based organization, established in the year 2013 to offer community services to the residents of Embakasi. 

 

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 After its registration, the group immediately embarked on running an education facility that best suits the interest of its community members.

 

The group undertook the setting up of a secondary school that would enhance quality of education offered in Kayole estate, and improve the transition rate of students joining public universities. The project started in 2012 with only 4 students. Since then, the institution has grown with total admissions reaching over 80 students after only a year in operation.

 

 

In addition to academic objective, the school aims at nurturing of talents to some former school dropout teenagers. As a result, the school football team became Embakasi District champions and proceeded to Nairobi County games. The students are aged between 15 to 18 years.

 

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

  • Teaching a combination of subjects i.e. Mathematics, English, Chemistry and Sciences
  • Counseling sessions on issues relating to drug and substance abuse
  • Visiting and helping orphans and vulnerable children in the nearby slums
  • Playing and organizing of games and sports within the neighboring schools

ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD

The volunteer will stay in a host family near the project site. The host family will provide both breakfast and dinner to the volunteers.