CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya
CIVS Kenya

Tumaini Fund for Economic Development International

Star of Hope Community Center Nyeri

Star of hope community center was established in the year 2013 with a mission of assisting children from poor families. The organization had noticed the majority of the school-going children from rural areas lacked basic needs such as school uniforms, food, sanitary towels for girls and class stationeries.


Project Profile

The project has been able to ensure that 115 children have access to education. 42 children of age 4-9 years attend a kindergarten at the project while 73 children go to nearby public schools. The project also runs a sustainable farming program for women where they have 7 goats, poultry and farm crops. The farm produce is used in the feeding program.


The project is located in Embaringo location, Gataragwa Subcounty, Nyeri County.

Volunteering activities

  • Assisting in teaching basic English and math, drawing and making patterns
  • Taking care of the younger children as well as playing with them
  • Assisting in preparation and serving of meals
  • Assisting in the general cleaning of the center
  • Training the children in music and poems
  • Feeding young children

Accommodation and food

The volunteer will live in a room designated to volunteers at the project. Meals will be provided.