KENYAN GOALS: A MEDICAL & SPORTS CAMP
A week-long program is held annually in a rural Kenyan village. Fourteen communities gather to compete in various sports activities (soccer, volleyball and netball), while thousands of community members’ show their support. The area receives health and leadership education, vital health services such as HIV counseling and testing, optometry and dental exams, and is offered general medical treatment. We also have an educational piece on major cultural issues supporting the spread of HIV/AIDS including, but not limited to, wife inheritance; polygamy; human rights; substance abuse and more.
When will the event be held?
Why do we host this event?
What happens during this week?
During this 6-day camp, we use volunteers who offer their services to the people. Both local and guest volunteers spend about 6 hours a day providing various services to the people. Some of the activities include:
Who are the beneficiaries of this event?
For the past five years, we have reached more than 4,000 people of all ages during each of these camps. We have always targeted the youths and the newly married couples in the area as well. The elders have always been supportive and embraced this event wholeheartedly. The beneficiaries include:
We need to raise $5,000 to buy the medication that will serve over 3,000 people, during the 6-days. This will go towards:
Who can volunteer in Dago?
Dago village has open doors to all volunteers, both local and international who wish to not only be part of our annual event, but also wish to volunteer anytime of the year. For this particular event, we welcome:
How much does it cost to travel to Dago?
To participate on the program, it will cost a total of $1,500 + Airfare
This cost includes:
This cost does not include:
How can you help?
Making a donation is super easy!
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