Girlโ€™s Empowerment volunteer project in Kenya ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช

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Generation Guiders, (G.G) is a non-profit Community-Based Organization whose primary work is to champion the Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for Adolescent Girls and young women in Kenya. Do you see yourself making a change in the lives of young girls and women who come from vulnerable backgrounds? Take the next step and contribute to gender equality in Africa by joining our inspiring Girlโ€™s Empowerment volunteer projects. Our projects teach girls and women about useful tools that can help reduce the prevailing gender gapโ€”driven by a multifaceted approach that focuses on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, self-confidence, and income generation.

What category best describes your hosting arrangement? ๐Ÿก
  • Organization/NGO

Location – Where is your volunteer project located?๐ŸŒ

What are you looking for help with?

  • Administration ๐Ÿ”‘
  • Charity Work/Fundraising ๐Ÿ’ฐ
  • Computer/Web ๐Ÿ’ป
  • Film-Making ๐ŸŽฅ
  • Marketing ๐Ÿ“ˆ

What’s the mission of your community? ๐ŸŽฏ

Our Mission is to improve Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and livelihoods for Adolescent Girls and young women. You will be part of an ongoing initiative fighting gender inequality in Africa by making communities more aware of gender issues at the grassroots level.

Volunteers’ age restrictions ๐Ÿ”ž

We can host volunteers of all ages (senior volunteers and minors are welcome) ๐Ÿ’ช

Volunteers with disabilities โ™ฟ

Volunteers with disabilities are welcome โ™ฟ โœ…

Generation Guiders is dedicated to Inclusive volunteering to make sure everyone can give back. regardless of their history or abilitiesGeneration Guiders does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of its activities or operations.

How many volunteers could you host? ๐ŸŽŽ
  • Up to 10 volunteers
When do you usually need volunteers? ๐Ÿ“…
  • all year round
How many hours of help per day? โฑ
  • 4-5 hours of help per day
How many days of help per week? ๐ŸŒ’
  • 5 days per week – 2 days off
Note about the volunteer work and other expectations ๐Ÿ“
  • Assist Adolescent girls and Young women with identifying their strengths and developing theirconfidence
  • Make a positive impact in the lives of adolescent girls โ€“ giving them skills, support and inspiration
  • Empower local women to contribute to the development of the local Kenyaneconomy
  • Provide an opportunity for mutually beneficial cultural immersion and exchange

Are accommodation and food included? ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿœ

Yes, we offer food and accommodation

What type of accommodation can you provide? ๐Ÿ•

Private Room ๐Ÿ”‘

Diet – nutrition information ๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿฅค

You will receive three fresh and delicious meals a day cooked by a local family host. For breakfast, you can expect cereal and toast, along with a cooked option such as eggs, pancakes or French toast. Lunch could be a wrap, pizza or sandwich paired with a fresh crispy salad. For dinner, you might have a pasta dish, curry with rice or an authentic stew. Vegetarian options are available and we can cater to most dietary requirements. At weekends you can access the kitchen to make your own food.

Fee transparency ๐Ÿ†“๐Ÿ”
  • You will usually be served 3 local meals a day for $15.
  • Accommodation costs $25 per week.
  • There will be airport pick up (to the project site and drop off) Transport to and from the projects/field is included in the program fee ($450) as you can read more from the orientation package on request
VISA SUPPORT – Are you able to assist with visa support, information, or provide invitation letters? ๐Ÿ›‚
  • Yes, we can help with Visa/invitation letters โœ…
Generation Guiders Volunteers’ benefits ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ…
  1. Give you a sense of achievement and purpose and help you:
  2. feel part of a community,
  3. know a little bit more about yourself by improving your self-esteem and confidence,
  4. share your talents, learn new skills and create a better work-life balance,
  5. meet new people, which can help you feel more connected and valued,
  6. increase your social skills,
  7. get out of your comfort zone.

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What are the available activities during free time? ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿฆ’

Over the weekend volunteers have time to visit local excellent tourist attractions such as lakes, game parks, museums, cultural sites, entertainment spots, mountains, and beaches or go for a safari in the country with the assistance of an experienced field officer.

Language ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

English

Geography ๐ŸŒณ

Kenya is one of the safest countries in Africa, and Kenyan people are very warm and friendly towards foreigners. Githurai is a composition of densely populated, urban, mixed-use settlements located at the border of Nairobi County and Kiambu County along the Thika Road. The wet season begins in November and goes on until May, but there are a couple of dry months in January and February. Days are often overcast, with showers in the afternoon, and chilly mornings with temperatures that hover around 13ยฐC (55ยฐF).
The dry season is from June to October. Youโ€™ll enjoy warm weather during the day, although there may be a shower or two at times and cold weather at night

How to get to your site โœˆ ๐Ÿ—บ

We organize airport pick-ups for our volunteers, and all you need to do is provide our staff with your flight details and then meet up with our Volunteer coordinator at the airport. Upon your arrival, you will be picked up and taken to your respective host Family, this is something you need to budget for, it will cost you 30$ per person.
Our Volunteer Coordinator will be more than happy to assist you in booking the necessary transportation.

Is there internet access? ๐ŸŒ

Yes!

“Paying guests” Option. Could you accommodate “solidarity” tourists? ๐ŸŽŽ

Yes, we can accommodate eco/responsible tourists & paying guests ๐Ÿ‘Œ

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CONTACT DETAILS ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ“ง


Use one of the following contacts to get in touch with Generation Guiders volunteer project coordinators:

Website: https://www.generationguiders.org/
Fb page: https://www.facebook.com/generationguiders/
X profile: https://twitter.com/GenerationGuid1ย 
WhatsApp: +254714801932
Hostname ๐Ÿ“›Erick Omondi
Host Email โœ‰ erick.omondi@generationguiders.org

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