Volunteering at Umala Mission is a great way to bless others with your skills, time and talents.
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 an opportunity to experience Africa for yourself, allows you to immerse yourself in a new culture and make a sustainable difference in the community.
We offer different programs and there is always one that suits you.
OUR VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS INCLUDE
Volunteer with Farm Animals
Volunteer in the Blood Pressure Clinic
Volunteer in Construction and Repair work
The programs include:
1. Evangelism Program
Uncover new opportunities to interconnect your passion with God’s heart.
This evangelism opportunity allows you to engage your passion through a unique experience that will enable you to grow as a Christian.
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 of living simply in the village, putting many first-world problems into perspective.
You’ll help teach the word of God by running Bible studies, prayers, and youth evangelism.
Your efforts will positively impact and help heal souls because the program is community-driven and focuses on supporting spiritual needs.
2. The Farm Project
Do you have a passion for farming?
Volunteer with our Farming department by caring for animals and offering your expertise to the workers.
3. Health Care Volunteers
Our Blood Pressure Wellness Clinic focuses on screening hypertensive patients.
We offer health education and support our patients with their monthly hypertensive medication.
4. Construction & Repair Work
Are you good with your hands?
Things fall apart daily with buildings.
Our buildings are earth friendly and always need repair work.
Your expertise and assistance would be highly appreciated.
5. Skills Training
The Dorcas Women are always looking to learn skills that can help them improve their entrepreneurship ventures.
If you have a particular skill that can be monetized, come & train the Dorcas women.
1. International and domestic airfare & Travel Visa
2. Travel Insurance
3. The cost of the flight from Nairobi to Kisumu varies; on average, a return ticket is $ 150
4. Hotel accommodation in Nairobi is, on average, $125 per night.
5. Taxi in Nairobi -on average, is $ 20
6. Car Hire from Kisumu to Umala is $ 50 per Day
Costs per Day at the Mission
You need to cover food, transport, and Accommodation in Umala.
Transportation: Car Hire is $50 per day (can be shared with other volunteers)
Simple Accommodation at a Village Hotel is $22 for bed & breakfast
Accommodation: Airbnb is $ 25 per day
Laundry: $8 for ten clothing items hand washed
Kenyan Special Home Meal: $ 7 per plate
Bodaboda Motorbike Local Transport: 10 miles is $ 4
DONATION & FUNDRAISING
We request all our volunteers to fundraise a minimum of $ 500 before coming.
We ask for $ 200 before traveling and the remaining on arrival to Umala, Kenya.
This money helps run the mission programs & administration.
For Inquiries, send an email to:
Dr Abraham at: firstname.lastname@example.org