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For over half Century

KVDA HAS IMPLEMENTED OVER 10K COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
  • Constructed a water tank at Ole Sankale Primary School in Narok district in conjunction with Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in 2001
  • Renovation of Nyamaranya Primary School in Isebania, Kuria district in conjunction with the Kenya Charity Sweepstake in 2002
  • Constructed Nzinia Community dispensary in Tulia, Kitui district in 2002
  • Collaborated with Kuria Child and family program in Isebania in Migori county on Girl Child Education in 2002
  • Facilitated participation of the youth in Poverty Reduction Strategies through the Youth Thematic Group in 2002/3
  • Organized international work camps at Kakuma Refugees camp in Turkana district in collaboration with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) where volunteers worked with UN agencies to address the plight of refugees in 2002 and 2004
  • Improvement of Kirasha Rescue center in Kiambu through Medium and Long-term voluntary service program from 2001-2007
  • Hosted the 29th General Assembly and conference of the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS) in Nairobi attended by over 100 member organizations globally in November 2004
  • In partnership with Nairobi Peace Initiative (NPI-Africa) and World Student Christian Federation (WSCF), organized a training workshop and work camp for the great lakes region on peace building and conflict transformation in Nairobi and Kuria/Transmara districts respectively in August 2005
  • Improvement of Epang’a Primary School infrastructure through short-term and long-term volunteers from 2006-2009
  • Participated in tree planting ceremony at Westlands Primary School and sustainable clean up of the Nairobi rivers under the umbrella of Voluntary Associations Consortium of Kenya (VASCO) in December 2006
  • In 2007 re-elected into the Executive committee of CCIVS and the Executive Director elected as the CCIVS Vice President in charge of capacity building and Quality Improvement during the CCIVS General Assembly held in Ukraine.
  • In 2008 partnered with IJGD-Germany and SCI-Germany in implementing the “weltwaerts” one-year volunteer placement program; Germany Government sponsored program with over 20 volunteers deployed to projects for the duration of one year.
  • In January-February 2009 hosted in Nairobi-Kenya Euro-Africa seminar on “culture meets concepts” organized by CCIVS and sponsored by European Union.
  • Hosted European Volunteer Serving on arrival training in Kenya for participants for UPA-Uganda and KVDA in Kenya in September 2010 courtesy of CCIVS.
  • In 2010 re-elected into the Executive committee of CCIVS and the Executive Director elected as the CCIVS Vice President in charge of Quality Improvement during the CCIVS General Assembly held in Barcelona, Spain.
  • In 2014/15: In partnership with Lunaria Italy, Concordia France, Grenzenlos-Austria, UPA-Uganda and TYCEN-Tanzania implemented a one year women empowerment program under the Erasmus plus European commission sponsored program
  • In 2015/16: In partnership with PiNA-Slovenia, TYCEN-Tanzania, CAPEC-Cameroon, Lindenberg-Netherlands and CESIE-Italy, implemented a gender empowerment program through the use of multimedia methodology for the duration of 1 ½ years under the Erasmus plus European commission sponsored program
  • 2008-2016: Hosted bilateral workcamps with volunteers from NICE-Japan deployed to Epang’a Primary School and Essumba Primary School
  • 2014/16: Hosted bilateral workcamps in Partnership with Exchange Scotland
  • In partnership with Informa-Giovanni-Italy, LA Rotllana-Spain, SVI-Belgium, VOLTRA-Hong Kong and SJ-Vietnam implemented a capacity building program on gender empowerment under the Erasmus plus program financed by the Erasmus plus Program.
  • In 2017 in partnership with CCIVS, participated in the stakeholders’ forum in France to launch the 2-year Erasmus plus program on Volunteer PATH (Partnerships Actions and Tools for Heritage) involving 25 CCIVS member organizations from Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas