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Esikoma Community Health Volunteers

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Esikoma Community Health Volunteers

September 4, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


Project overview

Esikoma Community Health Volunteers (ECHV) is a community self-help group established in 2014 by local volunteers operating within Butula Sub County with its main office at Esikoma Market within Marachi central Ward, focusing on Health and community development and other health related issues. Having realized all these problems within the community, few members from Butula who were trained, decided to establish a group which could address the above mentioned health issues. The group was then referred to as Esikoma Community Health Volunteers (ECHV).

Most orphans whose parents died from HIV/AIDS. Were infected by jiggers, this was as a result of parental and guardian poor care. In generals these children lacked basic needs such as health care, shelter, education, and clothing among others.

Group’s objectives

  • Take an active role in implementation of community Development programs in Butula


  • To create and promote awareness among the members of the community on sustainable natural resource management.
  • To facilitate information generation, sharing and networking amongst all members of the community, and other SHG.
  • To establish income generating activities that will sustain and improve the livelihood of the community.
  • To support people living with HIV-AIDS to increase access and improve quality of healthcare by providing nutritional supplements.
  • To build the capacity of youth on adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
  • To educate the local community on girl child education.

AGE: Volunteers have to be at least 18 years old to participate in the work camp. There is no upper age limit



September 4, 2021 @ 8:00 am
September 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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Kenya Voluntary Development Organization
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Marachi central/Butula in Busia County
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