Date Posted: 2022-02-23 | Expires: 2025-02-23

Kaimosi Friends Special School

Program Description

Kaimosi Special School was founded by missionaries from Quakers Friends church in the year 1987 with an aim of empowering disabled people (both mentally and physically) from the communities. The project also was to give them basic education and hope for future life as well as to make them be self-reliant and integrate them into society. Currently, the School hosts about 104 disabled people who are children and young adults whose ages range from 6 years to about 32 years and they are from different communities. Most of the beneficiaries have autism, Down syndrome, other mental challenges, multiple handicapped, and epileptic, and therefore they are engaged to different classes according to their disabilities and their level of understanding. The school offer skills to them in different classes such as Autism class, Foundation class, intermediate class, prevocational and vocational class. The school is now a full boarding national school which is supported by the government of Kenya and the friend’s Quaker church.

Program highlights

The volunteers will be involved in the following areas:
Helping in preparation of meals, serving and feeding the learners
Engaging in farm work activities of the school and general cleaning
Helping in nursing services such as taking care of the sick and giving them medicine
Engaging in dressmaking and tailoring
Training children vocational skills such as agriculture, weaving, tailoring, carpentry, and beadwork
Playing together with children through extracurricular activities such as sports and dance
Assisting with physiotherapy skills
Assisting in mobility
Organizing and Giving guiding and counseling sessions
Taking them to events outside the school such as music and sports

Application Procedures

Online Application

Visa Support


Accepting only candidates from:

Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Belarus, Canada, Switzerland, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Germany, Finland, France, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Jordan, Japan, Saint Lucia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Saint-Martin (France), Macedonia, Mauritius, Maldives, Mexico, Malaysia, The Netherlands, French Polynesia, Puerto Rico, Romania, Serbia, Seychelles, Sweden, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia, Thailand, Turkey, Taiwan, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.), Mayotte

Language Skills Required:


Age Requirement:

14-17, 18-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35
Email Program

Program Details

Program Availability

Year(s) Offered

Year Round

Types - Subjects

Community Development, Cooking, Education, Orphans, Special Needs


Kenya - Kaimosi

Program Price

200 - 250/month EUR



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