Gibarori Primary School is situated in Maeta Sub-location, Maeta location, Kegonga division of Kuria. It is situated approximately 3 Km from Kehancha town, headquarters of the larger Kuria East and West Districts.
The school was founded in 1981 by community members and has a population of over 580 pupils with over 10 teaching staff employed by the Teachers service commission (TSC).
Composition of the community
The local community is predominantly Kuria that spread across Kenya and Tanzania. They neighbour the Maasai community and they are traditionally small-scale farmers and engage in small scale businesses revolving around agriculture.
AGE: Volunteers have to be at least 18 years old to participate in the work camp. There is no upper age limit.
PROJECT Activities: Volunteers will work for six hours daily from Monday to Friday.
TYPE OF WORK CAMP: RENO/EDU
Manual work and Intercultural activities:
PROJECT PARTICIPANTS: Maximum 20 volunteers from Kenya and the international community
What to carry?
This is outlined in the detailed info sheet and includes, sleeping bag and mat, toiletries, torch/flashlight, sandals, mosquito net, national flag from your country, among others
DONATION AND GIFTS:
These are usually symbolic gestures to enhance the solidarity of volunteers and the hosting community. Kindly contact KVDA for details in case you are willing to support a worthy cause in the community either by offering a donation or long-term intervention on the project.
THEME: Advocacy against female genital mutilation
Orientation: Will be done on 3rd July 2021 at KVDA Residence in Nairobi and the team will leave for the project on the morning of 4th July 2021