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Silibwet, Kenya

5.0
9 reviews9

BUILDING / FARM TECHNICIAN

Make a real social impact
7 travelers really felt their social impact working with this host
Connect with the locals
7 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

20h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Arts
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Dance classes
Take free dance classes at our place.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Support
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
Verified Host
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Worldpackers Insurance
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The Experience

To assist in building, farming, artwork and architecture of building projects within the orphanage.

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Requirements

  • Beginner English
  • Between 18 and 60 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Stay at least
1 week

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9 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Children S Orphanage

4.5

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

7 Creating true social impact

7 Meeting locals

7 Immersing in the local culture

7 Get in touch with nature

5 Developing social awareness

4 Meeting international travelers

United States

5

My time at Umoja was wonderful. Everyone here is so kind and welcoming and the work is pretty flexible. Noah is a great host who has become a good friend and Joseph one of the most selfless people I've met. The whole Umoja family is truly so special and I miss them all already!

26 days ago

Spain

5

UMOJA'S now is my home in Kenya. They filled my heart with love. I felt very happy, safe and loved there. The children are lovely. It's an amazing experience, you'll learn many things. I really recommend it. Everybody is so kind. They carer about my needs. It's an unforgettable experience.

5 months ago

Brazil

5

If you want to be loved for all people in a very special place, go to Umoja Children’s Home. The project is very cool and the children are so lovely it’s impossible not get involved with them. You will learn a lot with the children and everyone in that place. Noah is a very good friend and Joseph is very responsible with everything. I had a very good experience and I’m planning to go back and spend more time with the children. I have just left and I miss them so much.

5 months ago

Brazil

5

Umojas Childrens home was an amazing place to get know the local people. the childrens are very social and the host a good man. Im in love with the People they were my family and now i have kenyan real friends.

9 months ago

Sweden

5

This is for the people who really wants to try to live as a local. You become a part of the small village very fast and feel very welcomed by all. Davila provides you with breakfast, lunch and dinner at different restaurants where you will try all the specialities of Kenya. He is the kindest man with a great heart and big dreams and ambitions. It’s been an honor to help him on the way towards his goals! Noah has a lot of contacts and is happy to show you places outside of Bomet, he can also help and arrange experiences as safari’s. He’s a cool and friendly guy!

about 1 year ago

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About the host

Hosted by Noah

Response Rate
This host usually answers to 70% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 1 day
8 published videos
This host has 8 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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