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What you offer

Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

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What you get

Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.


Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.


Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!


Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Discounts on Accommodation

Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Hiking Tours

Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Free Parties

Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Events

Be part of something! Get free events.

Language lessons

Learn or improve your language skills.


Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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The Experience

We invite you to mentor a slum-bred child, from one of the poorest areas of Kenya, to be all they can be in life! Can you teach them soccer? A new foreign language? Self-esteem? We're looking at a person that can mingle easily with the poor and change their thinking. Are you the one we're looking for?

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  • Beginner English or Fluent Spanish

  • Over 18 years old

  • Be from outside Kenya

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks

About Slum Progress

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About the host

Slum Progress is a cost-effective initiative to get children growing up in slums of Thika to think DIFFERENTLY through mentorship. The initiative utilizes food and educational support to get the kids a conducive environment from when we can prepare them to live better lives. Thika, an industrial city, has a population of almost 200,000. Out of these, about 100,000 live either in slums or in extremely deprived areas. It is a shame that a kid...

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