Mikulinzi Community Hospital
About Mikulinzi Community Hospital
Mikulinzi Community Hospital is a private community health facility that was established by a Kenyan Doctor in 2014 and licensed to operate by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board. The hospital has been providing care and treatment to the people in the poor community estates of Mowlem, Saika, Dandora, and its environs.
- Discover the health care system in Kenya
- Exchange of practice
- Free time on the weekend to discover Kenya
- CIVS organizes tours and safaris to spectacular sites of interest in Kenya
- Affordable fees which include airport pick up, accommodation, meals, orientation and 24/7 support
The facility offers services including outpatient, inpatient, laboratory, minor surgeries, pharmacy, antenatal, and child welfare clinic services. It serves an average of 20 patients per day. The facility has a total of 30 inpatient beds and 2-day care observation beds with a labor ward that caters to maternity services.
Most of the people served by the nursing home live below the poverty level and therefore the facility has been of great help to the community as it provides health care services at subsidized costs.
With the availability of funds, the hospital expects to establish a theatre, radiology, ambulance, and dental services.
CIVS solely depends on volunteer contributions to support its activities.
The fee has to be paid upfront on arrival in full.
It covers the following services:
- Airport transfers (Arrival and Departure)
- 3-day orientation seminar
- Introduction to the city
- Accommodation and food during orientation and during placement duration
- Coordination and office support
The following costs are NOT included:
- Visa costs and ticket flight
- Local travelling: from the office to the project
- Direct donations to the project
- Cost of sightseeing
- Cost of drinks like soda, beer, mineral water etc.
All volunteers taking part in this project will be picked up from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi.
There will be an orientation seminar for new volunteers lasting three days including Nairobi city introduction.
You will be accommodated at a host family about a 20-minute drive from the project.
The host family will provide food (breakfast and dinner) while lunch will be provided at the project.
Sleeping bag, sleeping mat, and mosquito net are necessary. You can also bring photos of your country, clothes, books, pens, toys etc
During weekends, volunteers can visit lots of sites of interest in Nairobi and around :
- Giraffe orphanage
- Elephant orphanage
- Nairobi National Museum,
- Nairobi National Park
- Lake Naivasha
- Hell’s gate
- Rift valley viewpoint
CIVS Kenya organizes tours and safaris to spectacular sites of interest in Kenya. Volunteers, who wish to participate, should let us know as soon as possible in order to enable us to make proper arrangements. The fee charged is all-inclusive of meals, transport, park entry fees, accommodation and tour guiding.
The cost of a 3-days safari to Masai Mara National Reserve is 400 Euros by Tour van and 480 Euros by a Landcruiser jeep.
It includes: –
Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara: game viewing drive in the evening
Day 2: Maasai Mara game viewing drive in the morning and the evening
Day 3: Maasai Mara game viewing drive in the early morning
The volunteer will be an integral part of community life:
- Assisting with coordinating hospital routines and taking care of patients
- Assisting with taking patient samples, pulses, and temperature information
- Preparing and updating patients and visitors records at the hospital
- Providing advice and emotional support to patients
- Assisting the medical staff in the nursing home to frequently check on patients or administer medicines and meals
MAKE THE DIFFERENCE
EMAIL US YOUR REQUEST
WE WILL SEND YOU THE INFOSHEET & REQUIREMENTS
PROJECT PLACEMENT BEGINS
AWAITING YOUR ARRIVAL
CIVS will respond to any question.
The Center for International Voluntary Service (CIVS Kenya) is a Community Development Organization working with local marginalized communities in Kenya to support them in their development and fight the poverty through volunteering and community development programs.