Volunteer at k5 village project organic farm in Homa bay Kenya.

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homa bay, organic farm, kenya, wwoofing, wwoof, volunteeringKenya organic farm and eco-village – Hello, I am called Abraham, permaculture qualified trained teacher and a founder of the farming group and project that form as a result of the tripartite arrangement between the 5 young permaculture farmers from different communities that are kagola, kowino, kaduk, kangaga & kajuang’ making k5 village project. The farming group is already registered with the government of Kenya as a Community based organization, that has a focus farming programs vision of empowering the community technically, socially and economically through identification and utilization of available resources for community benefit through Poverty and illiteracy eradication, environmentally management, permaculture and organic farming, education of the disadvantaged children’s through vocational skills transferred, by way of permaculture & sustainable organic agriculture, tailoring, carpentry and also applying simple farming methods that can upgrade the community economic status.

Tasks & fields of activities

K5 village project, have volunteers programs to come and help and share together, we would appreciate and welcome the person who is knowledgeable in the following field as there will be no age limit and they can assist in numerous areas depending on their interests in the project, including:

  • Fundraising/Grant Writing.
  • Bio-technology tissue culture development
  • Marketing and Networking.
  • teachers Training.
  • ITC programs
  • Video capturing and editing
  • Sports{football coach} and meditation.
  • Music, drama & dancing education
  • Teaching at our village private school.
  • Farming and gardening
  • Arts program
  • Ecovillage project – Community & Sustainable development
  • Health education program
  • Intercultural communication
  • Permaculture Farming & designing teaching program
  • Environmental Education projects
  • Spiritual Nourishment programs
  • Social work
  • Project event planning
  • Drawing and designing of the farm project
  • Building and construction
  • Poultry & Rabbit keeping.
  • Administration and management
  • Pest and fertilizer management organically
  • Research trials involving various crops and growing methods
  • Beekeeping
  • Research into soil preparation and irrigation methods
  • Demonstrations of greenhouse farming, drip irrigation, pest control and farm input management.
  • Helping schools in the area to develop a small school farm so that the schools can be more self-sufficient.

Volunteers can help by organizing the project, planting and taking care of crops and educating children about environmentally friendly agriculture and organic.

  • Help in creating and designing the project website, blog

How many volunteers could you host?

More than two

When would you need volunteers?

All year long

How many hours of help per day?

4-5 hours of help per day

How many days of help per week?

5 days per week – 2 days off

Are accommodation and food included?

Yes, we offer food and accommodation

What type of accommodation can you provide?
  • Private Room
  • Private room for a couple
Diet – nutrition information

All local Kenyan foods are served depending on the volunteer choice. If you are vegetarian you will be served

Fees transparency

No fee charge but you are free to help the way you can.

VISA – could you provide Visa support/info/invitation letters?

Yes, we can help with Visa/invitation letters

Volunteers’ benefits:

Volunteers will benefit from the community, through cultural exchange, tours in our tourist attraction sites like hot spring, rhuma national park in Homa bay, boat ride in lake Victoria.
You will be awarded a certificate of participation.
Have time in playing with kids.

What to do in the free time

Visit and share with the local community.
Play with kids.

Language

English, Kiswahili and Dholuo.

How to get to your site

We are located in Kajuoga village on the rural part of Homa Bay county Nyanza province, We are 20km south Western part of Lake Victoria which lies on the hinterlands of Rangwe districts Korayo Location. The village has a population of 3000 people, 2 cottage village Polytechnic industry,11 Protestant churches, 2catholic church, 2 primary school,2high schools, shopping centres 2 nearby.

Here is the direction from Nairobi: you can come with a flight from Wilson airport to Kabunde airstrip in Homa bay 45 min.
By road take the bus easy coach, trans line company to Homa bay town paid kes 800.
Then from Homa bay to host place use motorbike pay kes 200.

Is there internet access?

Yes!

“Paying guests” Option. Could you accommodate “solidarity” tourists?

Maybe. This needs to be discussed via e-mail


CONTACT DETAILS

https://www.facebook.com/omito.jakomito
Contact number +254704604877 Call or WhatsApp me.
Email: omitoabrahamowuor@gmail.com
Hostname: Omito Abraham Owuor


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