Kenya 09.08.2011 - 19.08.2011

JAMBO! EXPERIENCE THE KENYAN WAY OF LIFE!

JOIN US ON AN UNFORGETTABLE AND UNIQUE LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN THE INCREDIBLY DIVERSE EAST AFRICAN NATION: KENYA.

With 42 tribes in the country, the cultural variety of Kenya is striking and enriching at the same time. You will have a chance to interact with local population, youth activists, civil society representatives, journalists, diplomats, government officials, artists – all while enjoying the striking beauty of Kenya’s diverse landscape. Having adopted a new constitution which promises reform and transparency after years of struggle, Kenya is at the cross roads of change.

Music and dance are a vital component of Kenya’s varied culture – so let’s get ready to have some fun – the Kenyan way! You will enjoy this 10 day trip across Kenya from Nairobi to Mombasa, on the east by the Indian Ocean, and Kisumu to the west in the Great Rift Valley Region.

The aim of this trip is to give you an insight into various development projects in Kenya in the areas of education, health, human rights, environment, and climate change. This is your unique opportunity to learn about the management and implementation of local development projects.

Highlights

  • Visit slums in Nairobi – some of the largest slums in Africa
  • Visit rural villages and grassroots projects
  • Meet with youth organizations and learn about their activities: HIV/AIDS awareness creation and other community development projects
  • Visit and learn about water, climate change and environmental projects
  • Visit local NGOs working with women and children
  • Discussion with parliamentarians and lawyers about the new constitution
  • Visit Youth Sports Associations that empower youth through sports, in particular visit FIFA’s Mathare Football for Hope Center
  • Plant trees
  • Interact with local journalists and visit TV / radio stations

Since space is limited to 12 participants, apply as soon as possible and be part of this life altering journey!!! KARIBU

Testimonial

«The IFIL-trip to Kenya allowed me to experience an unforgettable intercultural exchange in only 10 days!»
Mirjam M├Ąchler, 19.09.2011