- Various Locations
- Duration of Program
- MIN: 2 weeks
- Dates of Program
- Flexible Dates
- Both (group and independent)
- Age Restrictions
- 18 Years+
- Project Review
In her outreach work, Sr. Freda saw an alarming amount of malnutrition and disease caused by poor diet, especially among children. Since 2004, Sr. Freda has offered a Nursery School / Feeding Program. The nursery school has three classrooms, and the children are separated into three groups according to their ability. The children are from nearby villages and their parents are very poor, they have only one parent, or they are destitute and living with relations.
As of April 2008, the Nursery School / Feeding Program had an attendance of 90 - 100 children daily, Monday thru Saturday. On Saturdays, the children are also given extra rations so they can have a good lunch on Sunday. Most of the children are between the ages of 3 and 6.
Sr. Freda also runs a small orphanage which houses five children, between the ages of 2 and 5, who are dependent on the hospital and donations for support. With increased support, Sr. Freda hopes to expand the orphanage and offer care for more children.
- Major Responsibilities
To promote and participate in the provision of integrated, high quality, preventative, curative and rehabilitative health care service for all Kenyans.
- Cost/Program Fee
- Contact the organization for cost details
- What program fee Includes
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- Skills/ Qualifications
Regardless of your skill level, your participation in a village program will have a meaningful impact. Your very presence is treasured and valued. When you arrive in the village, the director or volunteer coordinator will work with you to identify appropriate volunteer activities. Also, some possible volunteer projects can be found in the Sustainable Village Library.
- Arrangements for Room/Food
Volunteers will stay with the host families and 3 meals a day is served.
- Application Process
Application Process: Please click on the link to fill out the application form.
- Any Missing Important Information
- A cancellation charge of 100% of the program fee will be assessed for a cancellation (or changing to a program of shorter duration) made 21 days or less prior to the start of a Volunteer Program.
- A cancellation charge of 50% of the Volunteer Program fee will be assessed for cancellations made 22 to 30 days prior to the start of a Volunteer Program.
- Refunds will be processed within 14 days of Village Volunteers' receipt of the refund request.
- Participants who depart a Volunteer Program early forfeit the program fee for the time not spent in the Volunteer Program.
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