Dear KVCDP, On behalf of the 13 pre-medical students from Texas A&M University, I would like to thank you all for providing us with such a wonderful opportunity.The community members, administration,hospital/clinic
When you volunteer in Kenya, you are giving something back to the Kenyan Communities by lending a helping hand to people and the Oganization that is in need of your support. Volunteer in Kenya and Challenge Yourself.
- Children Program in Orphanages
- HIV/AIDS Program
- Medical/Health Program
- Teaching in Local Schools
- Youth Program
- Environmental conservation
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Who can volunteer in Teaching Program?
-Must be 18 and over
-Have a positive attitude and be flexible to adjust to the living conditions
-You will gain a wide knowledge in education sector
-You will have put into practice your acquired knowledge and experience into practice to help the help the most needy communities -by sponsoring a needy but brilliant child, you will be proud of yourself for positively changing someone’s life. -You will experience a true and pure culture of a different kind. -You will enhance on your knowledge on life, society, politics and problem solving skills and approach. -It shall be such a great adventure and experience of a life time. -Opportunity to make friends with people from different background.
Volunteer Teaching in Local School in Kenya
Teaching in Local Schools
Volunteers must be English or Swahili speakers, have a good command in oral and written English or Swahili, be flexible patient and tolerant, have passion and love for teaching.
This is a very good opportunity for volunteers with an educational background to gain expansive experience in their profession. These schools are in the remote villages and urban areas experiencing shortage of qualified teachers who are unable to handle the overwhelming number of students in a single class as of free primary education whish was initiated by the government in 2002. This has called for a great need of volunteers who can speak and write English or Swahili to assist these communities. Kenyan 844 system entails 8 years in primary school, 4 years in secondary school and 4 years in tertiary level. In primary schools they teach English Math, Science, Kiswahili, Social Studies, Christian Religion education, Music and Art & Craft. In Secondary school they teach English, Kiswahili, Math, Chemistry, Physics, History, Biology, Home science, Geography, Agriculture, Business studies, foreign languages, Wood work, drawing and design, CRE, Aviation, literature, Physical education among other subjects depending on the school.
The main language used in teaching is English and Swahili. Volunteers will handle pupils between the ages of 6 to 15years in primary schools and students between the ages of 15 to 20 years and in secondary 18 years in secondary schools.
-To help fight poverty through education
-To support the under staffed local schools to offer proper quality education.
-To enable the Organization identify more sponsorship opportunities for the brilliant but needy children.
-To encourage the children and their parents to embrace education.
-To promote cultural exchange that will take place between the volunteers and the residents of the communities/villages in which differing ideas, abilities, backgrounds and needs are fostered and valued, and where those with diverse backgrounds and experiences are able to participate and contribute towards development.
-To offer the volunteer an opportunity to make a positive contribution into the lives of disadvantaged children through sponsorship.
-Prepare lesson notes/scheme of work
-Organize learning materials
-Develop a teaching method e.g. -Teach classes through lecturing, discussions and demonstration.
-Discuss output and methods with fellow teachers and supervisor.
-Assess the performance of the students through work assignments etc.
-Organize out door/indoor games with students.
Who can volunteer in Teaching Program in Kenya?
A volunteer in this program can be English or Swahili speaking with relevant qualifications in education. We accept individual or group volunteers from all over the world. Not only is your participation in this program is of great help to the local communities, but also a boost to the local economy.
Program Duration and Dates.
The teaching Program is opened to volunteers all year round except in the months of April, August and December when the schools remain closed for holidays. The teaching curriculum in Kenya is divided into three terms: 1st term runs from January to late March, 2nd term begins in early May to late July and 3rd term begins in early September to late November. Volunteers can spend a minimum of three weeks to one year on the program...Apply Now.