CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya

Long-Term Volunteering in Kenya

Toto Angel Center

Children
toto angel center

Toto Angel Center provides a safe place where abandoned children can spend the day, get a warm meal, basic education and play. 22 children are currently enrolled in the centers pre-school group and another 8 are supported in local primary schools with books, tuition and lunch.

The Project

Toto Angel Center was founded in 2013. It is currently supporting 30 children between 3 - 12 years from a variety of backgrounds. The situation in Kayole Estate where the center is located is characterized by a high poverty rate, low education and marginalization of the community. Many vulnerable children are neglected and abandoned by their caregivers. Toto angel Center provides a safe place where children can spend the day, get a warm meal, basic education and play. 22 children are currently enrolled in the centers pre-school group and another 8 are supported in local primary schools with books, tuition and lunch. 11 of the children are without a caretaker and live at the center. In order to change the situation in the community the center has also started regular dialog & problem solving sessions as well as a soccer club for adults.

Location

The project is located in Kayole Estate, Nairobi County.

Volunteer Tasks

  • AssiAssisting in preparation and serving of meals
  • Assisting in provision of basic education to the children (simple maths, English, science)
  • Using  sports, dancing painting activities to develop creativity in the children
  • Maintenance of the center
  • Support community engagement activities

Accomodation and Food

The volunteer will live with a host family near the project site. The host family will provide breakfast and dinner.