“Open the door for orphaned children and bring them together in a loving way”

The Exchange

Shangilia Day Care Center strive to support and strengthen each child that we serve by providing vital resources and services they need. We strengthen children through prevention and intervention services as a means to ensure that children feel loved, nurtured and safe.

What you offer

30 hours of help per week

Teaching Sports: Organize and teach different sports and activities.

Teaching Languages: Give language lessons to guests or local community.

Social Work: Help the local community.

Cooking: Prepare meals for guests.

What you get

2 days off per week

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

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

Lunch: Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Dinner: Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Free Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.


Fluent English or Fluent Swahili

Between 18 and 75 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Shangilia day care is supporting economically challenged orphaned and the vulnerable children in Wagusu village Bondo District of Nyanza Province western Kenya, the day care center help the children realize their right to education. The initiation for children orphanage and day care program grew out as a result of an increase in the number of orphans in Wagusu village and the pathetic living condition due to lack of support once they loose their

Activities & Shift

Many of these children are sent to live with neighbours or relatives. Most of them live with elderly grandparents who are barely able to sustain themselves.This result to severe malnutrition and sickness, no access to education and children are sometimes being left to find food and clothing for themselves. Some of these children are also HIV positive and without a regular diet and medical care.

Shangilia Day Care Center currently serves 42 child


-Your little help can be of great significance for these children, helping to make their present secure and future promising.
-Helping the children in conversational English and assignments.
- Supervise the children to clean up and dress up
-Supervise their studies and assignments
-Share their food; sit by them to see them eat
-Prepare them for schools, check their dresses
-Design, teach, organize and play games (educational and enviro