Kindergarten in Kenya

Gatanga Village, Kenya

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15 people
7 days
Code: 361
Activity and Adventure, Care Work, Teaching, Volunteering Abroad
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During your time at this program, you will be working with small children (ages around 3 to 6 years old) at local kindergartens spread around the Gatanga area.

Each class at the kindergarten is quite packed, with an average of 30 children per classroom! So the extra hands are certainly appreciated by the local staff.

You will work together with local teachers and assist them while they manage their class. But you will have the opportunity to lead groups and create your own activities such as drawing, coloring, games, etc. Get creative!

Having said that, your main aim should be to practice English with the children. Even though the language is widely taught in Kenya, the chance to practice it is important in order for it to stick with them, which does not happen a lot in Kenya’s rural areas.

The chance to get the most out of speaking proper English is a skill that will prove invaluable for them later on in life!

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives
  • Improve the English skills of the children
  • Provide extra hands to the kindergarten’s staff
  • Give you invaluable experience in a rural Kenyan kindergarten
Monday to Friday

You will be working in the kindergarten for four hours with a lunch break in between. In the afternoon, you will have time to prepare next day’s activities and lessons before dinner time. The day could look like:

  • Breakfast
  • Arrange activities in kindergarten
  • Lunch
  • Arrange activities in kindergarten
  • Preparing lesson
  • Dinner

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                No

Passport copy required:        No

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

There are no further requirements.

There are no further requirements.

Additional Equipment
  • Teaching materials such as:
  • Games, books, color pencils, etc
  • Pictures from your country, family and friends
  • Small cultural objects from your country of origin
  • Modest clothing - covering the knees and shoulders is required while on the Kindergarten site

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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