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Volunteer care work with children in Kisumu, Kenya


from 2 weeks

Working hours


Minimum age

from 18 years


not required

Language skills

English basic knowledge

Overview: volunteer care work with children in Kenya

The centre for children is a charity based organization in Kisumu. It started as a response from the heart of a nurse who had gone to Kisumu to teach preventive healthcare in surrounding village. As she spent time in Kisumu she was approached on a regular basis by groups of street boys, she was touched by their plight and their expression of utter hopelessness.

Kisumu is a port city in western Kenya and is the third largest city in the country. 
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Service volunteer abroad - what's in and what's not in

Services for your volunteer work abroad include the active support in the preparation of your entire stay abroad. The team of our partner organization in each country supports you, wherever you require it: What's included:
  • Placement in a volunteer project according to you demands
  • Assisting visa application
  • Information about cheap flights, travel insurances and other important travel documents
  • Airport transportation with direct transfer to your accommodation
  • Accommodation (host family or shared flat or apartment)
  • 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Organization of a rental car or scooter if demanded
  • Orientation on site through a staff member
  • Tips and information about freetime activities
  • Prepaid SIM card for your phone
  • Contact person during your stay abroad
  • 24-hour emergency number
  • Regular meetings with all volunteers or interns
  • Certificate
What’s not included:
  • Visa 
  • Flights
  • Insurance

Your coordinator in Kenya

Pius is a Kenyan citizen and has his roots in the region. He is a graduate of the village life himself and lived a similar lifestyle as these children live today. He came from a family that could not provide for their children but he was lucky to be given a chance by a generous individual who enabled him to go to school. Now Pius runs a successful au-pair agency and tours and travel firm in Nairobi. Being grateful, every day, for the chances he got, Pius is very committed to help others getting the same opportunities. Pius together with his like minded friends,is currently assisting 15 orphaned children .