T.H.I.V.S Turn Passion Into Actions

Applying, Transfer, Cost And Visa Process

1. Qualifications required
No specific skills or experience is required. But one need to be motivated to work for a charity project, tolerant, open-minded, cooperative, with adventurous spirit; and patient to live in a new culture with unfamiliar people and climatic condition.

2. Application
Submit online your details request, and indicate your favorite camp or project, and attach/ send your CV/Resume. Once accepted, you receive placement confirmation and more information about your chosen camp/project. That's all. Application should be received one week before the start date.

3. Travel Papers
Before departure, make arrangements to secure visa, flight, insurance, yellow-fever vaccination, and anti-malarial drug prescription. A three-month visitor’s visa is easily obtained at the airport on arrival at $50. The visa can be extended for three more months at $27. For participants coming for one year of voluntary service, a work permit application is done while already in project-host country. The permit applicant should also bring; certified school/college certificate in English language, 2 passport-sized photographs, resume/CV for this process.

4. Arrival and Transfer
Send us flight details to pick you on arrival at the airport lounge. Transfer to the project is the same day by road. However, if your project is located far from airport city, you stay overnight at host family, and transfer the next day.

5. Programme Cost
1 week - €100.
2 weeks - €200.
3 weeks - €300.
1 month - €400.
Airport Pick up and Drop off - €45
Overnight accommodation at airport city budget hotel on arrival day - €20.

6. How To Pay
You can pay for participation on arrival, or transfer money in advance via our bank: Touch-Humanity International Voluntary Services, Barclays Bank of Kenya, Queensway Branch, Branch Code: 094 Account No: 2021741429, Swift Code: BARCKENX.

7. Where the fee go
A volunteer fee expenditure breakdown analysis;

Administration: Rent, Stationeries, Telephone/Internet, Fax, Postal Services, Accounting, Equipments.

27%

Field Operations: Food, Accommodation, Water, Transport, Placement, Fieldwork, Visits, Evacuations, First Aid, Logistics and Miscellaneous.

64%

Strategic/ Accumulative: Projects development, Management, Networking, Strategy Meetings, Promotions and Sustainability Allowance.

9%

8. Project Life
Volunteer stays with host family and assists with project activities Monday to Friday for 8 hours. Weekends are free to relax and visit places of attraction. Occasionally, one gets to attend or in preparation for local cultural ceremonies like birth, marriage and rite of passage

9. Certification
Successful participant is issued with a certificate and recommendation letter.