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Umala Village Mission Volunteer Packages

Volunteering abroad is an excellent way of exploration -while helping vulnerable populations in situations that need help.

 Kenya is an apt destination to find a combination of old and new cultures, and a home to share your passion for people.

Umala Mission provides the exact opportunity to experience Africa for yourself. 

Visiting Umala allows you to immerse yourself into a new culture, and support the efforts of making a sustainable difference in the community.

We offer different travel packages, and there is always one that suits you.

The packages include: 

  • Ten-Day Evangelism Program
  • Seven-Day Teach at Sharon Nursery
  • Professional Volunteers

 

1. Ten-Day Evangelism Program

Uncover new opportunities to interconnect your passion with God’s heart. 

This ten-day evangelism opportunity gives you a chance to engage your passion through a unique experience that allows you to grow and learn about God. 

It helps you find your place in God’s plan for redemption.

Many volunteers have found the experience intensely rewarding on a personal level because the program allows an individual to see the everyday impact, living simply in the village, putting many first-world problems into perspective.

Highlights:

You’ll help to teach the word of God by running Bible studies, prayers, and child evangelism.

Your efforts will not only have a positive impact but also help heal souls because the program is community-driven with a focus on supporting spiritual needs,

 

Itenirary:

You need to cover food, transport, and accommodation in Umala.

Sample Itinerary:

Arrive in Nairobi and Fly to Kisumu, then travel to Umala by road. 

Upon arrival, you’ll settle in, and get a full welcome briefing and an overview of the evangelical program.

Teaching the word of God:

From day 2 to day 9, you’ll volunteer in running bible studies, running prayers, and Preaching.

In the morning of day 10, you’ll wrap up and fly back to Nairobi for the next destination.

Other Costs:

The cost of the flight from Nairobi to Kisumu varies.

On Average, a return ticket is $ 150

Hotel accommodation in Nairobi is, on average $120 per night.

You are likely to spend two or three nights in Nairobi.

Taxi costs average $20 in Nairobi

 

2. Seven Day Teach at Sharon Nursery

Live the tropical dream, while volunteering with children, teaching, and using your skills to contribute to community development.

The seven-day volunteering placement gives you a chance to be part of the community for a while, get to know the people, and get incredible insights into factors that influence local communities in a safe, socially responsible, and impactful way.

You’ll volunteer at Sharon Nursery in a range of activities, providing for the preschool and facilitating after-school programs to youngsters.

This is an opportunity to experience a deep sense of Kenya, which is something you can’t experience in a corporate organization’s tour.

In each of your hours, you’ll be working to better the lives of the children. 

Your support impacts the growing community of Umala, and sustains the development objectives of each project.

 Highlights:

Volunteer up to 5 hours per day in the morning and the evening to avoid the hottest part of the day

Cost:

Expenses include; meals, travel, and accommodation

Not included:

The cost of the flight from Nairobi to Kisumu varies. On Average, a return ticket is $150.

Hotel accommodation in Nairobi is, on average, $120 per night.

You are likely to spend two or three nights in Nairobi.

 

3. Professional Volunteers

Are you a doctor, social worker, dentist, nurse, or do you have a passion for serving the community in the way most people can’t?

We have opportunities for those interested in learning and gaining experience in their chosen field in developing countries, with their knowledge and understanding of the wider world, and to share their expertise with the local community.

Work with doctors, nurses, social workers, and other health professionals at Umala.

Gain medical, health education and social work experience.

Leave with the knowledge that you played an active role in assisting in areas where your help is genuinely needed,

 

OTHER VOLUNTEER COSTS:

  • International and domestic air-fare & Travel Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • The cost of the flight from Nairobi to Kisumu varies.
  • On Average, a return ticket is $ 150
  • Hotel accommodation in Nairobi is, on average, $120 per night.
  • Taxi in Nairobi on average is $ 20

You are likely to spend two or three nights in Nairobi.

 

Tour Trips -Optional

  • Visit the Masai Mara: Zaira Tours and Travel will plan this trip.

http://zairatoursafrica.com/

  • Giraffe Center Nairobi: Zaira Tours & Travel
  • Kakamega Forest:  If you love bird watching,  Kakamega forest is the only tropical rain-forest in Kenya.

 

For questions, send an email to:

Dr Abraham Fiodembo at:

fiodembo@yahoo.com

 

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