Volunteer with Skylight Special Centre

Skylight Special Centre

Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
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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
Childcare
Fundraising
Healthcare
Social Work
Web Work
Women Empowerment
Closest City: Nairobi (25.0KM)

What We Need

work with the children at school / vocation programs and cater for their needs, write inspiring articles on disability, compile received information can add edit and come up with a monthly newsletter, website construction and management, fundraiser for the children in school and vocational program needs/ fees. Help in the arrangement awareness workshop, Designing awareness art work to be distributed monthly and notes for parents, guardians to learn and understand.


When & Who

We need volunteers throughout the year
You will be received by an official, briefed on what is expected, get someone to interpret for you and given some one to work with. We trust you will be patient, understanding , ready to listen, humble down to earth in order to work with our children and parents. Are you willing to assist or experience what a mother or caregiver goes through while feeding a cerebral palsy child who has weak jaws? or drools. This is the experience now! children who have several challenges.
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


More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Pretrip Assistance
Orientation
Tours
Social Activities

Contact Person

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

Other Ways to Help

Video/Photo Editing
Accounting Assistance
Editing Work
Grant Writing
Online Tutoring

writing inspiring articles; work on disability and compile edit and come up with a monthly news letter fundraising for the education and vocational training programs for children with disability , construct a simple good webiste

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

$10

At the moment we preparing for Christmas.We have decided to buy 20 lit re plastic container which has taps to encourage clean water use for drinking, washing when necessary and storage. Many of our children get communicable diseases due to lack of hygiene practice. on the container we will have some instructions to teach them on good hygiene practices at least 2 for every caregiver for cleaning purpose and drinking purpose.
2. We also intend to buy some porridge flour well balanced to encourage the parents and guardians to make the porridge for those with weak jaws
3. Each parent to get a Kshs. 500 voucher as a Christmas gift get some basics


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,

10

Skylight is a christian based organization but we accommodate all other interested people who value and have positive interest on vulnerable children.

Recreation and awareness workshops, celebrations

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.

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