CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya

Long-Term Volunteering in Kenya

TOTO ANGEL CENTRE

Children
 
toto angel center
 
 

PROJECT LOCATION

The project is located in Kayole Estate, Nairobi County

 

PROJECT DETAILS

Toto Angel Center was founded in 2013. It is currently supporting 30 children between 3 – 12 years from a variety of backgrounds.The situation in Kayole Estate where the center is located is characterized by a high poverty rate, low education and marginalization of the community.

 

 

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Many vulnerable children are neglected and abandoned by their caregivers.Toto angel Center provides a safe place where children can spend the day, get a warm meal, basic education and play. 22 children are currently enrolled in the centers pre-school group and another 8 are supported in local primary schools with books, tuition and lunch.

 

11 of the children are without a caretaker and live at the center. In order to change the situation in the community the center has also started regular dialog & problem solving sessions as well as a soccer club for adults.

                            

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

  • Assisting in preparation and serving of meals
  • Assisting in provision of basic education to the children (simple maths, English, science)
  • Using sports, dancing painting activities to develop creativity in the children
  • Maintenance of the center
  • Support community engagement activities

ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD

The volunteer will live with a host family near the project site. The host family will provide breakfast and dinner.