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Airport Pick-up: On Arrival in Nairobi and Departure: Once you give us your flight details, our project coordinator and a driver guide will be at the JKIA airport to pick you up and drop you at your accommodation.
Orientation: Including important pre-departure information as well as on-site orientation on local culture, history and customs. This is done on arrival in Nairobi.
Administration-Placement arrangement: All your placement arrangement and wellbeing while volunteering is our big concern and priority and we ensure your placement is secure and safe. Our project coordinator will provide 24 hrs. assistance and support that you may need at any step along with our supervisor who will always assist at the ground.
Accommodations/Meals: We carefully select host family connecting you to the culture and social, economic and political events in the community and country. You are provided with three meals a day and you will be flexible to intervene and assist in cooking/food preparation etc. if you are willing to do so.
Transportation to the project: Volunteers are transported to the project from Nairobi and from their placement location back to Nairobi at the end of the volunteering duration by shared bus/shuttle regardless of destination.
Certificate of Completion/Participation: You will be provided with a certificate showing your participation with VACK and a recommendation letter as an appreciation for having chosen to volunteer with us.
Farewell: Is arranged on the last day either at the host family, School, or at the Community resource center as a way of appreciating your time and ability to give to the community in need. It is a day of exchanging gifts and celebrates for having successfully worked with people you didn't know before.
Project donation: A percentage of the participation fee is donated to the project to support their activities. This is done to enhance the process of service delivery at the same time enable us to stand together with the community projects hence enabling them realize their development goals.
Youth led initiatives have gained importance in the Kenyan society by enhancing the involvement of the youth in the development process while utilizing the skills and energies of young people towards making society a better place. The focus of youth led initiatives range in a wide range from rehabilitation to education, from environmental sustainability to economic development, from enterprise development to skills development. Hence the involvement of volunteers offers an opportunity to develop the potential of the youth to help with sustainable development.
The program is designed to respond to Emuhaya youths’ needs and assets; the KCEP Project aims to empower youth to make sound career and life decisions as they transition from high school to the next phase of their lives. The project is also building the capacity of local institutions and networks to sustain the much-needed services that KCEP will provide.