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When you volunteer in Kenya, you are giving something back to the Kenyan Communities by lending a helping hand to people and the Oganization

The prevalence of HIV infections varies greatly across the 8 provinces. The estimated population of adults ages 15 to 64 years in 2007 was 20 millions, according to Government projections from 2006. With a national HIV of 7.1%, Kenya has an estimated 1.4million adults living with HIV in 2007. About 1million adults living in the rural areas were infected with HIV translating to 70% of all HIV infections in the country while 400,000 adults living in urban areas were infected with HIV constituting 30% of all HIV infections in the country. However according to UNAIDS & WHOs report on global epidemics 2009, indicates that in Kenya HIV prevalence total (percentage of population ages 15-49) was 6.3. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 10.50 in 1997 while its lowest value was 3.90 in 1990.
Despite Government and other relevant NGO's intervention, the rate of HIV infection in Kenya is still rising. The need for expansive knowledge to effectively control, manage and provide support for those affected and infected by the disease and preventive measures of new infections is urgent.
This is an excellent opportunity for volunteers to work at special clinics for HIV/AIDS patients. The volunteers directly work with local community based organizations providing support, counseling and testing services.
As volunteer you are provided with an opportunity to participate in various fields including: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT), Behaviour Change Communication (BCC), Home Based Care (HBC), HIV Testing and Counselling (HTC) and Provider Initiated Testing and Counselling (PITC) services
Program Objectives.
-To educate, care and support the affected and infected people. -To conduct campaigns on awareness creation for the youth on the preventive measures of HIV/AIDS. -To expand the volunteers knowledge on the socio-economic impacts associated with HIV/AIDS to enhance global action and awareness.
-To help people living with HIV/ADIS improve their living standards by initiating a more sustainable Income Generating Activities.
-To enhance networking between volunteers and the beneficiary communities on HIV/AIDS issues. -To offer volunteers deeper understanding and experience of other cultures and economies.
Who can volunteer in HIV/AIDS Program?
This program is open to anyone who wants to share their love, time and compassion with the HIV/AIDS patients. The program requires knowledge on Counselling, testing, social work, community health, Income generating activity ideas, food and nutrition.
How will you benefit from volunteering in this program?
-You will be proud of yourself for positively affecting someone's life in your own means to change.
-You will discover more about yourself and what you are capable of doing on your own which will definitely help you in making many vital decisions like your future career etc.
-You will experience a true and pure culture of a different kind in different communities.
-You will enhance your knowledge in life, society, learn more about HIV/AIDS disease and its effects on people.
-Opportunity to make friends with people from different background.
-An opportunity to acquire more data on HIV/AIDS for effective interventions.
-Volunteers will be awarded a certificate of participation at the end of their placement.
Program Duration and Dates
HIV/AIDS Program is open to volunteers all year round. Volunteers can spend a minimum of two weeks to one year on the program.

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  1. Enchoro Wildlife Safari Camp offers clean, comfortable, safe and relaxed budget semi luxury accommodation in Masai Mara National Reserve for independent budget travelers and kenya safari goers. Several
    types of accommodation to suit various customers' needs. For example, the Enchoro Bush Camp is geared for families, as the safari camp is partly fenced in and kids can roam around in complete safety within the confines of this budget tented camp.
    The Enchoro wildlife Camp is designed for budget travellers, groups from 40 people and above travelling together; this camp is ideal for large families (children from 1 year to 12 years and older), friends, or small team-building group.

    A warm welcome.
    The safari guides and drivers guides will inform you about your pre-paid activities, which are morning game drives in Mara, and afternoon drives and sunset drinks in the National reserve. The head waiter will inform you about meal times, etc, and the camp manager, will brief you about the rules of the camp; the most important being that between dusk to dawn, guest must always be escorted between the public areas and the tents. Since this is an open camp, predators may walk about at any time. Book your semi luxury budget accommodation in Masai Mara and masai mara tour activities through youth hostels travel center and purchase the Full Board plus discounted special activity packages.

    What you will love about this camp
    = Very spacious and luxurious tents, with a comfortable bed, good-quality bedding, etc. and a great bathroom and amenities.
    = The views from the tents are beautiful.
    = Meals are expertly prepared by an experienced chef.
    = Dining room staff is delightfully attentive and efficient.
    = The camp setting is truly beautiful.
    = The staffs are very Friendly.
    = Oportunity to volunteer in community development.

    Conclusion
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