Skylight Special Centre

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.

Volunteering Activities

Administration
Agriculture Work
Conservation Work
Healthcare
Social Work
Web Work
Women Empowerment

What We Need

Help working in schools that have special units, vocational programs, planting flowers, trees, cleaning, education on conservation of the environment in school clubs, art work and offering to support them for Education / exciting visits at the parks, orphanage, museum; lastly helping in therapy programs for this children; massaging, taking them for services such as physiotherapy/ occupation therapy, offer to care for the child with cerebral palsy or autism just spend some time with the child and caregiver.


When & Who

We need volunteers throughout the year
Yes, we require a minimum of 7 Days
One can stay as long as he / she wishes as long as you abide by the laws of our country and within our rules. We are loving, caring and flexible to your wish as long as you inform us early enough.
Individuals, Family with Kids, Groups, Retirees, Disabled

What we Provide

Homestay, Guesthouse, Volunteer House

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.

Variety
Wifi & Satellite
Hot Water
Electricity
First Aid

Our Fees

$20
$300

$2300 per week and will cater for food ,accommodation,transport,internet,stationary.
traditional food will be served.
airport pickup is $ 150 two way.
this money will be injected to help in payment of fees for the children and other basic needs


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More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Pretrip Assistance
Pick Up/Drop Off
Orientation
Tours

Tour guide,
You can stay in the village with a responsible family.Laundry services, tours to visit exciting sites in Kenya and local traditional ways of cooking different dishes , christian nourishment on sundays.


Contact Person

Judith Oluchiri
P.O. Box 15027- 00100 Nairobi, Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Other Ways to Help

Traditional cooking, weaving, care giving, music entertainment, art work, cleaning the environment and other environmental activities

Making flour and porridge making , teach local language, taking maizeto the posho meal etc

$10

1.Support 5 children get physiotherapy/ occupation therapy services at only Ksh. 1500 a session We have 15 children.
2.Cater for medical care/ cover for 2 children .at a cost of Ksh 60,000 a year for each child(10 children with conditions which need medical care. Epilepsy drugs are very dear for most of our children and yet needed frequently.We will appreciate your support.
3. Support 5 children with Educational needs.-buy school uniform, school shoes, school bag and personal effects(10 children)
4. You can choose to buy a sewing / knitting machine for our children who have gained the skills to continue with the programme as self employment is the only way. Getting employed is not easy for most of our children languish at home jobless struggling with survival tactics that may not be good for them.( 13 children) We also transit with poultry farming or vegetable garden, tree nursery/ flowers to start them off with parents support.
5.You can choose to pay school fee vocational training fee for one child (10)


Additional Info about Us

5 to 10 people

They are the main actors in the administration and other assigned duties in the department for example field work Orientation,accompany the volunteers, assist where necessary,

5

School days and holidays activities differ because most students ar not easily available. They are on holiday.

Our activities include:
Celebrating our children and caregivers by visiting them, buying them some goodies ; birthday basket
sensitizing the stakeholders on issues of disability through writing articles, talking to them , presenting the information on different media.
Need more volunteers to support this course from anywhere. Research and information dissemination of information.