Volunteering as a family is a fantastic way to teach your children about the world.

Your volunteering opportunity will give you an incredible insight into the factors that influence the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa, and the role The Nasio Trust plays in giving communities the opportunity to change their lives.

Whether you decide to get involved with one of our many projects, or help out at the Noah’s Ark or St. Irene’s Day care centres, the time and energy you invest will make an incredible difference to the lives of people in desperate need.

So many of our past and present volunteers have found the experience intensely rewarding on a personal level. Seeing the sometimes desperate conditions faced by the people we work with on a daily basis, has a habit of putting many first world problems in perspective.

INCLUDED
£500 Fundraising For The Nasio Trust All Food, Activities & Accommodation
Pre-travel support from the UK team Location support from our Kenya team
All internal transport, airport transfers and travel 24-hour emergency back-up from our local staff
Private security throughout your stay Medical back-up from our medical team
NOT INCLUDED
International and domestic air-fares & Travel Visa Vaccinations & Anti-Malarials
Extra Drinks, Tips & Souvenirs Personal Medical & Travel Insurance
COSTS We ask for a 10% deposit when you book and the full remaining balance must be paid 4 weeks prior to your travel date. Your remaining balance can be paid online with our secure booking system at any time.

Your trip cost also includes a minimum £500 donation for the Nasio Trust which we use to continue our work. If you’d like to donate more – just let us know.

You can extend your trip (after the first 14 days) for just £150 per week. Contact us for info.

1

Arrive at Kisumu Airport & Drive To Musanda


– Cultural Market Kisumu
– Fish lunch by at Lake Victoria
– Photo call on the equator
– Arrive at Chief’s Guest House and settle in
2

Chief’s guest House, Musanda


– Orientation and meeting the team
– Overview of projects: Spirulina greenhouse, farms, fishponds, beehives
– Lunch – Guest House
– Home Visit – and start of community activities
– Reflection time & diary
3

Visit Noah’s Ark Day Care Centre (Mumias)


– Meet the teachers and children
– Play Time with children / Serve Lunch – Noah’s Ark
– Visit Greenhouse / sustainable farming
– Spend time in the classroom or teach children
– Visit Local Primary School – Team Building Activities
– Home visits Mumias slums
– Reflection time & diary
4

Visit St Irene’s Day Care Centre (Musanda) then begin work tasks


– Visit St Irene’s Day Care Centre
– Meet teachers and children
– Begin project: Build a family a House
– Read with Children / Sing/ counting songs/ Memory Books
– Reflection time & diary
5

Continue with work tasks & visit St Irene’s Day Care Centre


– Build a family house
– Read with Children / Sing/ counting songs/ Memory Books
– Reflection time & diary
6

Visit Noah’s Ark Day Care Centre


– Lunch at Noah’s Ark with the children
– PM – Visit St Mary’s Hospital – Children’s Ward
– Sports Afternoon – Township
– Home Visit
– Reflection time & diary
7

Finish work tasks St Irene’s Day Care Centre (Musanda)


– Visit our local feeder schools – Local Primary School
– Complete family house
– Work with team in Spirulina greenhouse
– Reflection time & diary
8

Days 8 – 14 – Suggestions for additional activities


– Visit local farm projects – assist team / advise on farming
– Plant Trees to improve the environment
– Visit Kakamega Rain Forest – understand conservation – One of the oldest Equatorial Forests
– Participate in medical Camp in the Community alongside our partners
– Visit local market
– Teach children/adults IT, numeracy, literacy etc
– Tailoring/sewing help instructing children’s’ guardians
– Conduct home visit with Nasio staff
– Sell produce at market
– Learn about Spirulina production
– Find out about water harvesting
– Milk a cow
– Educating staff, children, guardians in any skill that you have
– Medical activities for doctors, nurses and midwives
– Any suggestions from you will be discussed

Tour Reviews

May 30, 2017

I had an absolutely eye opening experience, really teaching me about the problems of the world. It also helped to decide my career as I want to make a difference – lawyer (hopefully human rights). I have also fallen in love with the children I met and sponsor a HIV positive child who I am looking forward to seeing again this year.

May 30, 2017

This visit opened my eyes to how other people live. It gave me a new perspective and has encouraged me to travel more.

May 30, 2017

The Nasio Trust changed my views on the consumption or things we take for granted, as well as the use of water & electricity. Also I have benefitted by the ways of the Kenyan children. This has made me a more positive person and created more inspiration in my every day life.

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