HUMANITARIAN VOLUNTARY SERVICES
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End Time: 
Wed, 2015-06-24 (All day)
Location: 
Department of Agricultural Economics

                                                          

Defination

To perform or offer to perform a service of one's own free will.To do charitable or helpful work without pay: Many volunteers can be involved in community service, conservation, teaching, building homes, working with children in day care centers/orphanages/schools and/or sports coaching.

The University shall  share knowledge, skills, technical-know-how with communities and show the way on how to volunteer and be involved in community service, doing charitable or helpful work  at own free will and making a difference in the lives of the  communities without asking for pay.

Policy interventions to address humanitarian voluntary services shall be based on the following actions:

  • Reposition forest conservation message on national agenda as a development tool.  Strong University commitment to tree planting on World Development Day and the annual tree planting ceremony are important sustainable management of natural resources.
  • Teaching and enhancing community education on the importance of meat inspection/consumption of inspected meat.
  • Provision of free medical check-ups, motivational talks, herd-health, medical supplies and books, visit the elderly, children and orphan care and volunteering in hospitals.
  • Enhance farmers’ training on how to prevent and/or manage a flatoxin accumulation in milk, cereals, control tools and strategies for Taenia solium cysticercosis.
  • Establish/strengthen institutions of collective action in agricultural and related sciences sectors  to improve farmers capacity building through dissemination of developed technologies in plant materials, high yielding varieties, crop management, plant viruses etc.
  • Increase public awareness of research and technologies through organized field days, farmer field schools, demonstrations, exhibitions, open days, workshops and educational tours.
  • Work with communities to conduct and participate in  clean-up exercises, sports, build poultry units,  school classrooms, tin shack shelters for children in slums
  • Make the best use of health resources by integrating community health needs with related services, such as HIV prevention, animal health, efficacy trials and advisory services units of pest control products, health and nutritional screening exercises for blood glucose, hypertension, blood cholesterol and body mass index.
  • Increase investments for educating and training communities on drug abuse and HIV/AIDS sensitization, pharmacy awareness, cancer awareness and leverage resources by pursuing partnerships with the private sector.
  • Support community service projects, joint mentorship programmes.
  • Work closely with donors and development partners to increase their support for community food and nutrition security policy and training in food processing, preparation and preservation, youth employment in agricultural programmes, basket funding with concrete action  plans and clear targets.
  • Organize seminars, workshops on peace with plural society with over forty two communities known to rise up against one another following some dexterously manipulated cause of some alleged grievances that one ethnic group may harbor against another.
  • Identify and participate in scientific debates, symposym, competion, entertainment (voluntary DJs) that serve as role models for the youth
  •   Mobilize and participate in walks for charity, heart to heart foundation, freedom from hunger and peace.
  • That there is need for University to participate in the national family relief exercise.  This is a worthy cause in line with the university of Nairobi Act, 1985, that provides community service by the University.
  • That the contributions towards the famine relief be in the form of cash or in kind donation of foodstuffs.
  • That participation/contribution in the exercise should be voluntary and an individual matter.
  • That the University community be requested through a circular from the VC, to make voluntary and individual contributions
  • That contributions /donations be forwarded/made to or through the following offices for onward transmission to the Government: Chairman, Dean,  Director,Principal, DVC (A &F).  

We want to share with future volunteers how to volunteer without paying organisations big money to make a difference in the lives of the kenyan children.

 Knowledge of orphanages in Kenya that are in need of help.

Building a Chicken house for  hens, a four classroom school and Tin shack homes for the children living in poor homes and slums.

Supply  children with clothes, toys, computers, sewing machine, medical supplies and books.

Supply orphanages, blind school, primary schools, maternity hospitals and sports centres with their needs.

 Teaching and volunteering in hospitals...We know kenya needs more help from you...

Our University vision is to help other Independant Volunteers and initiate  projects in Kenya by sharing free information on disadvantaged and schools throughout kenya.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Person: 
Dr.Mugivane Fred Inuani