Volunteer with Shimba Hills Forest Guides Association
December 5 @ 8:00 am - December 20 @ 5:00 pm
Volunteer with Shimba Hills Forest Guides Association. (SHIFOGA) is a group comprising of local youths who came together to support Eco-tourism at the Shimba Hills National Reserve. The group formed in 2004 is involved in guiding tourists through the reserve in addition to other environmental conservation activities.
Mission: To actively participate in conservation endeavors of the Shimba Hills and to sensitize the locals on the benefits of the reserve.
Vision: To have a conservation conscious community
Tour guiding in the Shimba Hills National Reserve and also the SHIFOGA Forest Nature Trail; Tree planting and the ongoing maintenance of tree nurseries; Management and maintenance of the local sanitation program (public toilet); Bee keeping and butterfly farming; Creation and continuity of school education programs
AGE: Volunteers have to be at least 18 years old to participate in the work camp. There is no upper age limit`
TYPE OF WORK CAMP: HERITAGE
Volunteers will work for six hours daily from Monday to Friday. They will work together with the local community members on the following activities:
Manual work and Intercultural activities:
- Conservation activities
- Tree planting and farming
- Undertake basic research on World heritage
PROJECT PARTICIPANTS: Maximum 20 volunteers from Kenya and the international community