Youths Organization for International Volunteers (Youths Organization)
Ansprechpartner: Peter Kamau
- Sozialpolitik/behinderte Menschen
- Freiwillige Helfer sind willkommen.
Youths Organization for International Volunteers (“Youths Organization”) is a non governmental, non partisan and non profit making organization, founded in 2010.
Its goal is to offer services to the Kenyan community, through volunteering, that target and address the most serious issues affecting our community: HIV/AIDS, health care and nutrition, environmental conservation, child rights (including the rights of orphans, street children and other vulnerable children), gender based violence, sustainable agriculture, home based care, teaching and training amongst others.
• Using international volunteerism to contribute to the social and economic development of the needy.
• To be the advocates of human rights in Kenyan society, especially the rights of the vulnerable members of society e.g. orphans and children.
• To organize seminars and training conferences for both local and international volunteers.
• To eliminate stigma and discrimination of people living with HIV/AIDS.
• Counselling and empowering community health workers.
• Rescuing abused children, women and the vulnerable.
• To seek funding, sponsorship and other assistance from national and international governmental bodies and authorities, public bodies and corporations, in order to support and promote the objectives of the organization.
• To liaise with other organizations with similar goals.
• To identify, train and equip community health workers, peer counselors and home based caregivers in the prevention and management of HIV/AIDS and other issues affecting the community.
• To advocate sound environmental practices in order to prevent high incidences of malaria and cholera.
Our volunteering programmes:
• Orphanage Support: The duties at the orphanage may include: Teaching; counselling and life skills training; arts and craft; music; sports, recreation and playing with the children; preparing and serving meals; on site building, repairs and maintenance; and. gardening etc.
• Child Rights: Youths Organization partners with Nakuru’s Juvenile Children and Rehabilitation Centre to protect child rights specifically through the rehabilitation of street children and other vulnerable children with behavioral issues.
• Medical: The duties may include work with health professionals and community health care workers to fight diseases such as TB, HIV/AIDS, and cancer; basic patient care; training and mentoring local health care workers on medical issues; and educating patients on healthy lifestyles and life practices.
• HIV / AIDS: Intervention advocacy; Home-based care; Nutritional assistance; Carrying out HIV testing, prevention training and counselling.
• Nutrition & Agriculture: planting and harvesting vegetables; weeding and maintaining the garden; assisting with irrigation and drainage; fertilizing and spraying; and expansion of the garden.
• Environmental Conservation : monthly tree planting programme ; door-to-door training on waste disposal; and building drainage systems in local communities.
• Sexual & Domestic Violence : victim counselling
• Evangelism & Outreach: ministry in slums, the churches, schools and villages; conducting bible studies and bible clubs; taking part in music ministry; delivering messages to church congregations; and mentoring church workers.
• Special Opportunities: the Youth Empowerment, Training and Counselling Programme and the Disaster Management Training Programme
For other net participants we can offer an expert guidance through trained staff, give an expert opinion, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work.