Volunteer In Kenya
Medi Trip are working in collaboration with Inau Mimi Foundation on the project "Put A Smile On A Child's Face".
Inau Mimi (Lift Me Up) is a children's home in the Kibera slums of Kenya, that takes in homeless and severely disadvantaged children from local streets. The children recieve full care at the home, shelter, education and in many cases psychological support. With minimal government assistance, the home relies heavily on charity support to keep up the important work they're doing.
The aim of the project is to deliver ongoing social, healthcare and educational support to the children at the home to ensure they are given a fighting chance for a better future.
The home is now open to Medi Trip Volunteers who have the passion and the drive to support the project for any number of weeks.
As a volunteer at Inau Mimi, you will be given specific duties of care to get hands on involvement with the work currently being done. You do not need to be medically trained to take part as you will be allocated specific duties within the project.
General childcare: Supporting the care of the children day to day
Medical care: Nursing, medical, dental and assistant/students are vital to deliver healthcare. As well delivering small scale teaching and training to the local staff on first aid and general medical support
Teaching: Experienced teachers are crucial as volunteers to deliver training and expertise as well as deliver teaching to the children.
We offer volunteer placements from 2 to 24 weeks.
- Volunteer placement facilitation-full program scheduling and supervision
- Pre-arrival support & preparation of your project/work placement
- Airport pick up and transfer
- Orientation (usually begins on a Monday)
- Room & Board (Breakfast & Dinner)
- Daily in-person availability of a local coordinator
You need a visa to enter Kenya. You can either get a visa on arrival at the airport, or before you travel. To minimise time spent queuing at the airport, get a visa before you travel. You can apply for single entry and transit visas on the evisas website. For other types of visa, apply at the nearest Kenyan High Commission or Embassy. For more information on different types of visas see the website of the Kenya High Commission.
A single-entry Kenya visa costs USD50 and a multiple entry visa USD100. Tourist visas can be extended for a further three month period.
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*The placements we send our volunteers to are carefully selected and risk assessed in accordance to the British Standard BS8848 for the Adventure Travel Sector.