CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya

Long-Term Volunteering in Kenya

Toto Angel Center

Children
Toto Angel Center

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.

 

Project Profile

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. It currently supports 30 children aged between 3 and 12 years from different backgrounds. 22 children are currently enrolled in the center's pre-school group and another 8 are supported in local primary schools with books, tuition, and lunch.

Eleven 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

Saika Estate, Nairobi County

Volunteering activities

  • Assisting in preparation and serving of meals
  • Assisting in the 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

Accommodation and food

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