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Volunteer with Shimba Hills Forest Guides Association

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Volunteer with Shimba Hills Forest Guides Association

February 6 @ 8:00 am - February 27 @ 5:00 pm

 

Volunteer with Shimba Hills Forest Guides Association. 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

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.

 

Details

Start:
February 6 @ 8:00 am
End:
February 27 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Kenya Voluntary Development Organization
Email:
info@kvdakenya.org
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Venue

Tsavo
Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map