Maendeleo Learning Center


REGION: Mukuru, Nairobi.

FOCUS: Social work/Education


SHORT DESCRIPTION: It was founded basically for the main purpose of offering the less fortunate, vulnerable and destitute families the chance to gain basic education and skills that would enable them to be able to fit in the today rather competitive and complex society. The centre started with Pre-School up to class 3 with a population of 45 kids in the year 2003.This number grew gradually and by the year 2006 we had come to approximately 300 children with around 100 kids fully depending on the school for their education. By the year 2009 the school population was now close to 500 children both primary and high school.

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: Teaching on the specific subjects: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer, etc.; Assisting in club and co-curricular activities within the school; Student mentorship; Resource mobilization to support school development if possible i.e. fundraising; Working together with the school community to make the environment clean and opening up the drainage system.

ACCOMMODATION: You will be accommodated in a host family where you will commute to the project.