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WHV preparation with Makueni county authorities

KVSO was meeting the Makueni county, preparing the WHV camp in Tsavo National Park. The purpose of this meeting was to plan the organization of the camp with the welcome of 20 volunteers from all around the world during 10 days to learn and work for the protection and the promotion of our heritage, Meeting the representatives of Makueni County was a great opportunity to foresee the program of the camp and to plan the main activities that the volunteers…

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Cerebral Palsy Charity Walk 2018

The 2018 Cerebral Palsy Charity walk will take plae on the 23rd of June 2018. CPSK has been a leader in the campaign to create awareness and advocate for the rights of persons afflicted by Cerebral Palsy (CP) in Kenya. This year’s theme is ‘Every Child Counts’. This event has been the principal conduit through which the society creates awareness about the Cerebral Palsy (CP) condition in children and also to raise the much needed funds to finance the rehabilitation…

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Preparation of the WHV camp in Tsavo

KVSO representatives were meeting Mary Kirabui at the Kenya Wildlife Service, discussing the program of our WHV camp in Tsavo, coming next July. This WHV camp aims to promote and to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our heritage and our World Heritage sites. 20 volunteers from all over the world will join this camp for 10 days from 14th to 28th of July. During this camp, they will learn about our heritage and our culture, they will work…

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UNESCO WHV Tsavo National Park & Kakamega Forest camps coming this summer

We are glad to announce that KVSO has been accepted to host two World Heritage Volunteers camps for the summer 2018. The two camps will be: – WHV Kakamega Rainforest and Isukuti Dance – Natural and Cultural Heritage Programme from 04.08.2018 to 18.O8.2018 – UNESCO WHV Tsavo National Park & Chyulu Hills Programme from 14.07.2018 to 28.07.2018 For more information about the projects, please download our projects description:               WANT TO JOIN? Contact us…

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Strong partnership with the French Embassy of Nairobi

A meeting has been held in the French embassy between KVSO reprensentatives and the person in charge of media and communication to strenghten our longterm collaboration. International Voluntary Service would not be strong enough without the full support of the institutions, in particular the ones granting our volunteers with visa and allowing them to travel the world with complete safety. We are glad that the french embassy supports our actions and put efforts to encourage us to go further in…

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Validation workshop on the Maputo Protocol

As anouced previously, KVSO was present at the validation workshop on the Maputo Protocol, held on 5th April, 2018 at Comfort Hotel, Milimani-Nairobi area. The meeting brought together 15 stakeholders with their main objective being to; advocate for the reporting of the Maputo Protocol, Africa Youth Charter and other sub regional instruments. Opening remarks was given by Mr. Masheti – Executive Director at East Africa Civil Society Organizations’ Forum. He said a number of items: 1. The Main theme of…

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Promotion, transmission and appreciation of heritage among young people

KVSO attended a conference about the promotion, transmission and appreciation of heritage among young people organised by the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM). Since the adoption of the culture conventions, more and more sites and elements have been listed; each of them of universal value and representing our universal heritage, both tangible and intangible. As precised during the conference: ‘The future of our remaining heritage therefore depends largely on the decisions and actions of the present generation of young…

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