Living In Total Health Initiative


CODE: MTLV/19

REGION:

FOCUS: Health

MINIMUM STAY: 2 Month

SHORT DESCRIPTION: Living in total Health (LITHI) initiative is an organization that assist the underprivileged community members has access to health services. It is also registered under the Health services providing category targeting all Kenyans especially the less advantaged in our communities. We purpose to place a lot of emphasis on emergency support services, the health of the youth, women and children and the elderly in our society emphasizing on disease prevention through Health Education and Public Health Interventions.

Focus will always be on the Communities as a whole with the understanding that Health forms a key Factor in the pursuit of Development. With this in mind a health facility has been established at Kiambiu slums in Kamukunji District Nairobi County. Kiambiu and city carton are slum areas in Nairobi County of Kenya, and home to approximately 250,000 city dwellers. Like in all other slums, the residents are of low socio economic status.

Main objective: The main objective of this organization is to improve access to quality health and emergency services.

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:  The management of the project is open to allow you to offer your services in any of the field mentioned above. Some of the areas that you will be involved in while in the project include: Preventive and curative medical care; Laboratory services; Awareness creation in the local community; Campaigns on emerging issues especially with focus on the youths and women; Environmental awareness and clean-up activities; Health talks. Remember always to be open-minded, flexible and open to new ideas while in the project.

ACCOMMODATION: You will be accommodated in a host family within Buruburu a walking distance to the project.