The provision for projects that center on sports, education, school leadership or orphanage work are some of the core work of the reputed international summer programs for high school students through Agape volunteers. Most of the experiences are humanitarian to countries nestled in Africa. It Is one of the higly starred travel volunteer companies for high school student travels for those interested in Africa. Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, Founder and Spiritual Director started it in 1986. It has grown into a multi-racial, and multi-faith group. It operates in partnership with the community to take causes like feeding the homeless, served for disenfranchised families who, and at-risk children in school. It likewise supports the arts, care for orphanages and takes great concern for environment resources. Agape sees to it that food, retraining care for unwed mothers send community financial support during calamities. Under its umbrella are eight African Countries, India, Iraq, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Colombia, Bosnia, Ecuador.
Projects in focus
Known African ethnic tribe that was drawing tourism is a skill the volunteers can share in the experience. The volunteers plan extracurricular activities that engage the communities. Through artworks, they can sell their crafts and products.sell their creations They are also helped in preserving and documenting their traditions. Also, a trip to the National Museum or National Park (Nairobi) is spare for safaris and crocodile farms, Add the crocodile farms and a real city tour runs through every volunteer work for a high school volunteer. Consider the following opportunities:
• Make a difference in Kenya
The projects in Nairobi Kenya works on orphanages situated in their schools. As such volunteer work will include educating children in the key subject areas of English, Math, Social Studies, Religion, and Science. When the sessions are over, volunteers spend hours offering them activities that foster family bonding. This project normally centers on kids in the primary grades. There will be plenty of time to use a volunteer’s creativity teaching the kids arts and crafts, socializations games. Working with the staff prepare the kid’s meals is an added challenge that ensures an experience learning food preferences from Kenyan kids totally different from the participant’s food back home.
- Cultural Conservation
An experience centered in Masaai, it involves helping to preserve the area’s unique tradition, especially in their clothing. Being the most well know an ethnic group in Africa, they need a boost in their culture by proper education and skills that puts them updated with the modern world. The Masaai live a nomadic and pastoral life. Diseases, drought, and poverty cause little attention to them keeping on with their cultural ways. High school volunteers are in for a good display of their skills to help build infrastructure, teach business skills and help sustain a livelihood. They are well
A known African ethnic tribe, drawing tourism is a skill the volunteers can share in the experience. The volunteers plan extracurricular activities that engage the communities. Through artworks, they can sell their crafts and products.sell their creations They are also helped in preserving and documenting their traditions.Also, a trip to the National Museum or National Park (Nairobi) is a spare for safaris and crocodile farms, Add the crocodile farms and a real city tour runs through every volunteer work for a high school volunteer.
Agape Volunteers Shout out
Low in the budget, a great source of an eye- opening adventure, and putting one’s role in the community in a perspective make this opportunity worth grabbing.
Seeing kids arrive with their sad stories about their abandonment but still have a big smile and big energy enjoying the activities become very infectious is something any volunteer won’t pass for.
Registering for this project does not require a fee nor additional charges. A week opportunity costs £330. The tuition includes Agape registration and administration and the placement donation, Malaria tablets plus the Nairobi City Tours.