• Just One Africa Experience Trips

Experience Trips

Just One Africa sends teams to Kenya to work with local communities creating change for vulnerable children and those affected by the clean water crisis. We will partner with local leaders to train people on sanitation and hygiene, and distribute clean water filters. Our teams will also serve at an orphanage, rescue center, and schools. We spend time in the slums distributing food, clean water, and hope. The teams spend time with the orphans; playing sports and other educational games, as well lead meaningful small groups for boys and girls.

What Do We Do?

Our trips have two main goals. First, we distribute much needed water filters to a number of villages, primarily around the Kisumu/Bondo region and the Amboseli area in Southern Kenya. We also train the recipients of these filters on how to use them and other hygiene related skills. Many children and adults in these villages suffer from water-borne diseases that are easily prevented with the water filters and basic hygiene understandings.

We spend time with the boys and girls at Valley Light Home and Hope Beyond Rescue Center. Both centers care for vulnerable children and orphans. We may work on some projects around the farm, but the majority of our time there will be to love the children and invest in who they are. We also may work with a primary school that we have worked with on past team trips. This is an exceptional school and they strive to bring an excellent education to their students. We supplement with educational materials for both teachers and students.

We may host a medical clinic in a nearby slum, as well as provide food and hope to many of the widows there. There will also be time for sightseeing and experiencing Kenya’s many wonderful natural features and diverse cultures.

Swahili Greetings You Should Know

The Basics of Saying Hello in Swahili Besides the standard habari or jambo, I will teach you how to say even ‘good morning’ in Swahili (or good afternoon/evening) plus some other cool stuff that you can use while interacting with fun-loving youthful peers.

Are you interested in going on a trip?

3 + 1 = ?

I had the rich opportunity to travel with the founders of Just One Africa to Kenya and observed first hand what they do. Their vision is clear and intentional – to help those that have great basic needs: clean water through water filters, medical clinics, food and clothing to widows, orphans, and families in the slums, and donations of educational supplies and musical instruments to schools to name just a few of their areas of impact! Because I know my donation truly goes for the designated need, I choose Just One Africa to be my charity of choice. I’m grateful that I can make a difference in the lives of others through this organization. I’m truly impressed with the “heart” of the founders and board of Just One Africa and the opportunity they afford me to be “just one”!

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