Nyamira Missionaries Cultural Development (NMCD)

  • Code: KVDA/STV/12A
  • Location: Nyamira County
  • Dates: 1st - 20 December 2019

Theme: Entrepreneurship skills training Project overview VISION: To be the best cultural performers and handicraft makers in Kenya MISSION: To create an environment where personal and cultural change that support each other in the context of community. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 1. To establish a presence of a successful suppler of soapstone carvings, clay and wooden artifacts locally and internationally. 2. To gain a substantial market share of the artifacts and cultural performance and tourist...

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Maasai Mara Game Reserve

  • Code: KVDA/STV/11A
  • Location: Narok County
  • Dates: 3rd - 24th November 2019

Theme: Gender Sensitivity: Girl Child Education Project overview The Maasai Mara National Reserve (also known as Masai Mara and by the locals as The Mara) is a large game reserve in Narok County, Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Mara Region, Tanzania. It is named in honor of the Maasai people (the ancestral inhabitants of the area) and their description of the area when looked at from afar: "Mara," which is Maa (Maasai language) for "spotted," an apt description for the circles of...

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Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests

  • Code: KVDA/STV/10A
  • Location: Kwale County
  • Dates: 5th - 26th October 2019

Theme: Preservation, Restoration, Protection and Promotion of the World Heritage Project overview This project is a joint effort involving Kenya Voluntary Development Association, Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), UNESCO Paris, Shimba Hills Forest Guide and Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests. KVDA is among the projects approved by CCIVS under the umbrella of UNESCO World Heritage program to run the 2016 WHV campaign. Mijikenda Economic Activities Agriculture is the...

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Newstar Drama Group

  • Code: KVDA/STV/09B
  • Location: Kisii County
  • Dates: 7th - 28th August 2019

Theme: Training of Trainers on conflict management  Project overview Newstar Drama Group was founded in 1993 at Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (K.I.M.C) Nairobi and was registered in 1996 by the Ministry of Culture and Social Services. The Group moved its operational base from Nairobi to Kisii town at Kisii culture centre; in Southern Nyanza region of Kenya which it operates its programs up to date. The group is a travelling theatre group that has performed in many secondary schools,...

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Gideon Mosi Primary School

  • Code: KVDA/STV/09A
  • Location: Taita Taveta County
  • Dates: 7th - 28th August 2019

Theme:  HIV Stigma and discrimination in Kenya Project overview The Taita hills rise from the Southeastern Nyika Plateau. They are ancient fault-block formation stretching south to Malawi through Eastern and Southern Tanzania. They sit almost cheek-by-jowl with one of the region’s recent volcanic ranges, the Chyulu Hills. The project is situated on the foot of the Sagalla Hills in Taita Taveta district in coastal part of Kenya. It is approximately 7-8 hours’ drive from Nairobi.  Sagalla is...

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Epang’a Primary School

  • Code: KVDA/STV/08D
  • Location: Vihiga County in Western Kenya
  • Dates: 3rd - 24th August 2019

Theme: Youth entrepreneurship and leadership development  Project overview •             Epang’a Primary School was founded in 1928, by community members who valued education after being challenged by the Missionaries who had settled at Kima Mission Station.  •             It is a two-streamed mixed primary school. It is thus an old educational institution which...

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Nyamanche Primary School

  • Code: KVDA/STV/08C
  • Location: Migori County
  • Dates: 3rd - 24th August 2019

Theme: Gender Sensitivity: Focus on Female Genital Mutilation  Project overview Nyamanche Primary School started the year 1981 as a Government School. The School supports children from the neighbouring villages. It consists of 600 (six hundred) pupils, 350 girls and 250 boys. The school has 12 teachers, 1 female and 11 males. It has 10 classrooms, 2 offices and 1 kitchen. The school has good academic record in the County.  MOTTO; “Strive for...

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Esiarambatsi Health Center

  • Code: KVDA/STV/08B
  • Location: Vihiga County in Western Kenya
  • Dates: 3rd - 24th August 2019

Theme: REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH EDUCATION, PROMOTION OF GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT Project overview Esiarambatsi Health Centre is one of the health centers established in the wider Emuhaya district to cater for the medical needs of the local people in the community. It’s a community based health center which cares for mothers, children’s and also people living with HIV/AIDS. The centre also offers pre-and ante-natal cares to women. The local community is composed of the Luhya community which...

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Nyamira Missionaries Cultural

  • Code: KVDA/STV/08A
  • Location: Nyamira County
  • Dates: 3rd - 24th August 2019

Theme: Entrepreneurship skills training Project overview VISION To be the best cultural performers and handicraft makers in Kenya MISSION To create an environment where personal and cultural change that support each other in the context of community. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 1. To establish a presence of a successful suppler of soapstone carvings, clay and wooden artifacts locally and internationally. 2. To gain a substantial market share of the artifacts and cultural performance and...

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KVDA and UVIKIUTA BILATERAL WORKCAMP

  • Code: KVDA and UVIKIUTA BILATERAL WORKCAMP
  • Location: Pemba Island, Zanzibar-Tanzania
  • Dates: 16th - 31st July 2019

Project Theme:  Climate Change Fixed dates for UVIKIUTA:  4th August to 17th August 2019 Fixed Location for UVIKIUTA: Pemba Island, Zanzibar-Tanzania Dates for KVDA:  16th to 31st July 2019 (Allow 3 DAYS between for travelling) Fixed Location for KVDA: Ebuyangu Junction in Vihiga County Project description:  ·       Roddy’s Eco-Cover is a...

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Roddy’s Eco Cover

  • Code: KVDA/STV/07D
  • Location: Vihiga County in Western Kenya
  • Dates: 13th - 31st July 2019

Theme: Project Cycle Management  Project overview The project is located at Emmabwi sub location in Vihiga country approximately 45 Kilometers away from Kisumu city Emmabwi is home to approximately 5,500 residents, nearly 63% of which are under the age of 5.  Sadly, only six percent of the children in Emmabwi ever complete elementary grades at school.   The unemployment rate hovers at 60 percent, and for those who are employed, the average monthly income is only $12 per...

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Arise and Shine Care Center

  • Code: KVDA/STV/07C
  • Location: Kisumu County
  • Dates: 6th - 27th July 2019

Theme: Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development  Project overview Arise and Shine Care Center is a non-profitable Community Based Organization (CBO) which is an initiative between Piny Pek, and Otieno Okado Youth Groups. The CBO was started in April 2010 and later registered in November 2010 under the Ministry Of Gender, Child and Social Development .NO. NDO /CBO/878484. It is located in Ramula Sub-Location, Ombeyi Location, Miwani Division, Muhoroni District, Kisumu County. It lies...

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St. Joseph’s Nyamosense Special unit School

  • Code: KVDA/STV/07B
  • Location: Migori Country in South West Kenya
  • Dates: 6th - 27th July 2019

Theme: THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES: “The duty to Protect, Respect, Promote and Fulfill” AGE: Volunteers have to be at least 18 years old to participate in the work camp. There is no upper age limit.  Project overview The School is still at the initial stages started in 2012 under Nyamosense Primary School and Nyamosense Catholic Church. The management is in the process of registering the institution with the Ministry of Social Services in Kubwaha. The inhabitants are Kuria...

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Nyabosongo Bena Academy

  • Code: KVDA/STV/07A
  • Location: Migori Country in South West Kenya
  • Dates: 6th - 27th July 2019

Theme: Advocacy against female genital mutilation Project overview This school was started in 2005 with 23 students as a pre-school and currently it has a total of 325 pupils from the pre-school to standard eight. The School has 8 classrooms on two different plots with a borehole. The School has 11 classrooms, one staff room and one administration office with the kitchen is under construction. The school is run by a Parents Teachers Association and the teachers are registered by the Teachers...

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A Thousand villages Initiative

  • Code: KVDA/STV/06C
  • Location: Kisumu County
  • Dates: 8th - 29th June 2019

Theme: School drop-out among girls in Primary and Secondary Schools  Project overview A Thousand Villages Initiative [ATVI] is a  legally constituted a grass roots not-for-profit, community based  organization which was founded early 2013 voluntarily by a group of youth led by  the founder/chair Edwin Okinyi and secretary Susan Kitaga in Nyando Sub County, Kisumu County, in Nyanza province located west of Kenya. ATVI later gained legitimacy on December 2014, from The Ministry of...

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Kenya Institute of Organic Farming

  • Code: KVDA/STV/06B
  • Location: Kiambu County
  • Dates: 8th - 29th June 2019

Theme: ORGANIC FARMING PRINCIPLES Project overview The Kenya Institute of Organic Farming (KIOF) is an officially registered technical training institution NO. MOHEST/PC/1361 and Non-government organization (NGO). It is situated in Juja off – Thika highway, near Ndarugo Motel. KIOF launched its first activities in 1987 – The Farmers Training and Extension Programme, which aimed at bringing the awareness of the challenges associated with conventional chemical farming (fertilizers...

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Ushuhuda Network for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Webuye

  • Code: KVDA/STV/06A
  • Location: Webuye in Bungoma County
  • Dates: 2nd - 23rd June 2019

Theme: Enabling Children to access quality Education Project overview The institution was established in 2011 and registered as a community based organization in 2012.  It major focus is to address the challenges facing the local community and foremost the high poverty levels, disease and social exclusion. HIV/AIDS is among the leading scourges of the times within the local community and this call for urgent strategic intervention to manage the difficult situation.  The School has...

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St, James Community Orphans School

  • Code: KVDA/STV/05A
  • Location: Rusinga Island on Lake Victoria
  • Dates: 4th - 25th May 2019

Theme: Teenage Pregnancy in the society  Project overview St. James Community Orphans School is a community owned school whose idea was conceived to the challenges that the community has been with over the years. For a long time, parents have passed on leaving their children to be orphans who are either total or partial. Due to constant and continuous death and other related issues, the number of these orphans grew to an escalating rate which eventually led to call for intervention. It is...

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Esiarambatsi Health Center

  • Code: KVDA/STV/04A
  • Location: Vihiga County in Western Kenya
  • Dates: 6th - 20th April 2019

Theme: REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH EDUCATION, PROMOTION OF GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT  Project overview Esiarambatsi Health Centre is one of the health centers established in the wider Emuhaya district to cater for the medical needs of the local people in the community. It’s a community based health center which cares for mothers, children’s and also people living with HIV/AIDS. The centre also offers pre-and ante-natal cares to women. The local community is composed of the Luhya community...

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Community Health Care Volunteers CBO

  • Code: KVDA/STV/03A
  • Location: Homa Bay County on Mfangano Island
  • Dates: 2nd - 23rd March 2019

Theme: Young Women Empowerment to Improve Quality of Youth Work and Volunteering Project overview Community Healthcare Volunteers (CHCV) is a youth lead Community Based Organization situated in Mbita sub-county, Homa-bay County. While on a narrow sense, health has been understood as absence of illness; CHCV defines community health as a state of complete well-being in the social, political and economic affairs of national building.  The organization was established in October 2012, and is...

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Shining Star ECDC and Orphans School

  • Code: KVDA/STV/02A
  • Location: South West Kenya in Migori county
  • Dates: 2nd - 23rd March 2019

Theme: HIV/AIDS EDUCATION AND Awareness Project overview Shining Star ECDC and Orphans School is located in Migori County, Nyatike Sub-county, Muhuru division, Muhuru -East location in Tagache Sub-location, along Muhuru-Migori road.  The School was founded in 1999 by Mr. Hevrone Killmess Mairah due to lack of access to educational institutions in the area due to its remote setting, challenges posed by orphans the majority of whose parents are ravaged by HIV/AIDS pandemic and the high...

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Cranes of Dago Thim Self Help Group

  • Code: KVDA/STV/01A
  • Location: Nyahera, Kisumu County
  • Dates: 5th - 26th January

Theme: Young Women Empowerment to improve the quality of youth work and volunteering  Project overview Historical Background The CRANES OF DAGO THIM SELF HELP GROUP (formerly known as KONYA AKONYI SELF HELP GROUP) was established in 1998 as a self-help group. The new name was registered in 2015, registration No. S/H/G NO. 947/015.   It was also established to make an impact on the growing problem of vulnerable children, widows and orphans rights to sustainable development. This group...

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