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Kiereni Secondary School is a learning institution for secondary students comprising of 520 students, both boys and girls. The school has 12 classes and was established in 1987 by the PCEA church. The institution has both teaching staff as well as non-teaching staff, who have the responsibility to lead the students to become responsible people in society. It offers educational services that are relevant to the growth of the local community. The school offers boarding facilities to the students.
The school offers the Ministry of Education recommended curriculum with the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) as the final examination at the end of 4th year.
Co-curricular activities include games and sports, drama, music, Scouting, Girl Guides, Science Congress and debating.
- Assisting in teaching a subjects such as physics, biology, chemistry, English and Mathematics
- Organizing, coordinating and participating in extracurricular activities like athletics, football and coordination of clubs in the school like scouting, drama, music
- Supporting and developing the environmental conservation and farm work of the school
The project is located in Chuka, Tharaka-Nithi County. The volunteer will live in a host family near the project site. Breakfast and dinner will be provided at the host family and volunteers will get lunch in the school.
What to bring: Sleeping bag, sleeping mat and mosquito net are necessary. You can also bring photos of your country, clothes, books, pens, toys etc.
There will be an orientation seminar for new volunteers lasting three days including Nairobi city introduction. Our monthly orientation seminar starts on the first Monday every month. It would be good if the volunteers can arrive at least one day before the orientation starts.
CIVS Kenya organizes tours and safaris to spectacular sites of interest in Kenya. Volunteers, who wish to participate, should let us know as soon as possible in order to enable us to make proper arrangements. The fee charged is all-inclusive of meals, transport, park entry fees, accommodation and tour guiding. The cost of a 3 days safari to Masai Mara National Reserve is 330 Euro.
When you are booking your flight, please make sure that your arrival is at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.
You can get you visa at the Airport in Nairobi upon you arrival. It is also possible for you to apply for an e-Visa before your arrival via a dedicated internet portal at ‘www.ecitizen.go.ke’.
You can use the CIVS address as your address while in Kenya. The tourist visa for Kenya is valid for 90 days and you can renew it for another three months at the Immigration Offices in Nairobi, Mombasa or Kisumu.
CIVS solely depends on volunteer contributions to support its activities.
Up to 1 month: 250 Euro
2 months and longer: 200 Euro per month
The fee has to be paid upfront on arrival in full.
It covers the following services:
- Airport transfers
- 3-day orientation seminar
- Introduction to the city
- Accommodation and food during orientation and during placement duration
- Coordination and office support
The following costs are NOT included:
- Cost of drinks like soda, beer, mineral water etc
- Cost of sightseeing
- Visa costs
- Direct donations to the project
- Local traveling
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