CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya

Long-Term Volunteering in Kenya

Child Regional Education Support Services

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Their main objective is to make education accessible to the underprivileged children regardless of their religious, ethnic or racial backgrounds.

The Project

Child Regional Education Support Services (CRESS) is a non-profit, Community based organization founded and registered in 2011. It operates in four slums in Eastern Nairobi, namely Korogocho, Kariobangi, Mathare and Gomongo. The organizations main objective is to make education accessible to the underprivileged children regardless of their religious, ethnic or racial backgrounds. CRESS also seeks to protect the children’s rights, build confidence in them, ensuring that the children grow into responsible adults who will bring positive change in the society. Furthermore CRESS empowers the community through various interventions such as providing educational support services, study desks, books and other basic learning materials to students, giving sanitary pads to girls, organizing environmental activities and holding awareness programs on HIV/AIDS in various slum schools.

Location

Kariobangi, Nairobi County

Volunteer Tasks

  • Assisting in teaching English, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Health & Hygiene and creative arts
  • Developing HIV/AIDS awareness activities for slum schools
  • Mentoring of youths
  • Playing with the children

Accomodation and Food

The volunteer will stay in a host family in Buruburu near the CIVS office. The host family will provide breakfast and dinner.