Alekii Centre is a Community Organization that offers integrated community activity with incorporated orphan programme with strong development vision in Rusinga Island, Kenya. We basically provide early childhood education with a focus on satisfaction of basic needs.
Alekii Development Group comprises of the youth and the old both male and female who have joined hands together through a participatory approach to realize their own problems while thinking globally and acting locally. Our main motivation is drawn from the desire for engaging different individuals to be united together for their own development other than being dependent upon external parties for solutions.The group supports: Orphans and Vulnerable Children (O.V.Cs) by providing a feeding program and general education (primary education) on contagious issues such as HIV/AIDS, Drug and Substance Abuse, Hygiene. Volunteers normally takes part in farm work that include land preparation, community work, class teaching, sports, Feeding program for the orphans and vulnerable children, construction work, garden preparation, keeping watch over the donkey, goats and cows.
How can I get involved?
Donations: Click the Paypal donate button below. Any money that you donate, however small to you, goes a very long way in improving the lives of the children.
Material support: Our school needs learning materials like pens, books, playing gears, clothes, crayons etc. If you are in apossition to mail us these, we will be grateful. You can post them to; Coordinator, Alekii School, P.O Box 56, Mbita 40305, KENYA. Tel: +254725213873
Volunteer Work Camps: Our three week Volunteer Work Camps are a great way to travel to Kenya, experience African culture, and help the children directly. Visit the Work Camps tab at the top of the website.
Extended Volunteering: If you would like to volunteer for an extended period of time (More than three weeks, outside of the work camp), please send an e-mail to [email protected]
Giving you an opportunity to adopt and be a brother/sister or a father to the less fortunate children by supporting the child and the family monthly
The Alekii School offers free education to over 100 orphaned and vulnerable children in Rusinga Island, Kenya
Our volunteer programmes are fantastic as they give you an opportunity to learn and bring a change in the lives of many...
By Providing Hope, Education, Love and Protection through Inspiration Goals (HELPING) programme, we aim to support young orphans at Alekii to respond positively and enjoy their basic needs
Through Direct Support To A Needy Community Under Emergency Situations (DISTANCES) we do normally respond to emergency cases within the community by giving social support and technical advise with the help of ther stakeholders.