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Volunteer with Shimba Hills Forest Guides Association

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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

Project activities

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`

PROJECT ACTIVITIES

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

 

Details

Start:
December 5 @ 8:00 am
End:
December 20 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Kenya Voluntary Development Organization
Email:
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Venue

Kwale County, Coast Kenya
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