We are a Community Based Organization working with vulnerable children in Kajiado North, Kenya. Our main aim is to improve the well being of the children with special needs through activities that enhance inclusion and independence.
Our activities include:
A registered grass root Organization working with children with disabilities and vulnerable children from deplorable backgrounds.
An inclusive program aimed at improving the welfare of children and breaking barriers to inclusion:
Providing healthcare program mes : Rehabilitation(therapy and providing aids) Special feeding program once a week
Skill building program for trainable children, playing good music for the children, teaching the word of God, art work, identify other talents in children, fun/ recreation activities with the children
Empowering the families of children with special needs( knowledge, Skills, economic empowerment).
Sensitization of the public & stakeholders: We intend to produce a monthly magazine that will help the public know what disability is all about, categories, issues surrounding the problem and some of the measures one can take to avert situations or improve and research more on the area of interest. We need more volunteers to support this course from anywhere.
The parents volunteer to take care of the children in the centre.
Sensitizing the stakeholders and public through writing articles and other media means.
Research and information dissemination on the our course and how to avert or improve in future.
Therapy for the children, helping in cooking serving and feeding of the children, playing some music, arts and crafts,paintings, taking children out for recreation/ sports, visiting our members, research work , collecting information and stories on disability issues in our area of interest so as to put in our monthly magazine/ sensitization, helping in typing , recording dissemination of information , fundraising for our cause/ writing proposals, teach the word of God, Life skills training Administration work: office work, attending to our clients, assisting in planning, assigning and executing of events
Standard meals are provided.
Alternative accommodations do exist in hotels, guest houses, lodges among others at your cost; This can be organized upon request.
Transport arrangements are made through our partner tour firms which take our volunteers out in their areas of interest. However there is provision of public transport and private car hire services.
$200 per week and will cater for food ,accommodation,transport,internet,stationary.
traditional food will be served.
airport pickup is $ 100 two way.
this money will be injected to help the program.
Need to create another interesting website which can allow more features and someone to manage it.
Help us fund raise for our course, help us write articles, books on disability.
Help network on our behalf get donors and volunteers to make our work easier and successful.
Skylight is a christian based organization and it strictly operates on christian values. We like working with honest, understanding and flexible people who are passionate about children with special needs and other vulnerable children despite their backgrounds.