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

Visiting Umala allows you to immerse yourself into a foreign 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: 

  1. Ten-Day Evangelism Program
  2. Seven-Day Teach at Sharon Nursery
  3. Five-Day Building Project
  4. 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,

 

Cost:

$60 a day 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 $200.

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

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

 

2. Seven Day Teach at Sharon Nursery

Live the tropical land dream while volunteering with children, teaching English, 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.

Project Highlights:

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

Cost:

$60 a day for meals, travel, and accommodation

Not included:

The cost of the flight from Nairobi to Kisumu varies. On Average, a return ticket is $200.

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

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

 

3. Five-Day Building Project

Make a lasting impact in the rural area of Umala by contributing to construction and renovation projects and a range of community facilities.

Buildings include renovating, painting classrooms, and creating playgrounds.

Your task will include bricklaying, plastering, digging, block shaping, carpentry, steel bending, and mortar mixing. 

Come prepared to help out wherever your support is needed.

If you’re passionate about being outdoors and have the right level of fitness, this will be a perfect project for you.

You don’t need construction experience to participate because you’ll work closely with a member of our local team who will guide your work every day.

If you’re skilled in construction, then we’re pleased to extend this opportunity to you.

Highlights:

Suitable for volunteers who enjoy physical work and using their hands.

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

Cost

$60 a day to cover food, travel, and accommodation

 

4. 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 share their expertise with local communities.

Work with doctors, nurses, social workers, and other health professionals to outreach a community in the rural village of 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,

Cost:

$ 60 a day to cover all food, travel, and accommodation while in Umala.

Umala Village

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER VOLUNTEER COSTS:

  1. $ 200 to support the Umala project. (Non-refundable in the event of cancellation)
  2. International and domestic air-fare & Travel Visa
  3. Travel insurance

The cost of the flight from Nairobi to Kisumu varies.

On Average, a return ticket is $200.

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

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

 

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Nairobi and transfer to Kisumu by plane, then to Umala Village by vehicle. 

A typical daily schedule:

7:30   Breakfast at the volunteer house.

8:00  Volunteer leaves home and walks to their respective placement, where each joins the placement staff. 

A volunteer will have a duty roster and a plan for work. There will always be a tea break and lunch break.

The projects usually end at 2 PM because of the afternoon heat or heavy rain. 

Volunteers are free from this point to go sightseeing, interact freely with the members of the community, or do some shopping.

6:30 pm:  Dinner at the volunteer accommodation.

 

 

Tour Trips -Optional

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

http://zairatoursafrica.com/

Nairobi National Park: Zaira Tours & Travel

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 at:
fiodembo@yahoo.com

 

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