LITTLE PRINZE ORPHANAGE
Little Prinze Orphanage was started in 1999 as a jigger program helping curb jiggers in children mostly, this was done until 2010 where the founder met a small girl called Eunice Amita who changed the whole ideas of the project from only doing the jiggers programme to starting a children’s home that would carefully look after neglected, abandoned and orphaned children. The project has grown over the years currently having 25 children 12 boys and 13 girls, with this number of children little prize started their own school where we could control the type quality education given to our kids with this school all our children can communicate fluently in English. The school is also opened to the community which helps our children integrating them with the other children in the community.
Duration of the project: 1 to 6 months. The program is running January-June and July- December.
Orientation: Orientation meeting will take place in Nairobi before proceeding to the project.
Accommodation: Accommodation is provided in the hostel in the orphanage, tap water and electricity are available.
Location. Kakamega County, shinyalu sub- county, western Kenya.
Leisure time: Excursions at Kakamega Tropical Rain forest for beautiful sunrise and sun set, Lake Victoria for boat ride, hippo point and bird watch in Kisumu.
Age range: 18 and over
Participation fee: 600 Euros for 3 months
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Volunteers assist with projects that aim to encourage youth from disadvantaged communities to further their education and personal development. In addition to promoting the importance of education, individuals may be also be encouraged to undertake vocational training where they are able to gain key job skills. Volunteers may create social workshops or run specific skills-based workshops such as language classes, computing, sports, drama or music. Extra activities: helping the children with their homework, washing the kids, their clothes, helping in office work, jiggers programme mostly field work and visiting school and children affected, cooking and giving food to small kids.