VPCDA (Volunteers Placement Community Development Africa)
KenyaVPCDA (Volunteers Placement Community Development Africa) VPCDA (Volunteers Placement Community Development Africa) Volunteers Placement Community Development Africe promotes volunteering to fight poverty and disadvantage. We connect people together with communities in need to share skills creativity and learning to build a fairer Kenya. The NGO has also a foundation which has various programs to fundraise to provide financial assistance to local community in Kenya. Our vision is a country without poverty in which people work together tofulfil their potential. Our mission is to support the work of local community organizations in Kenya through the placement of international volunteers. We put volunteers in direct touch with local community to share skills, promote international understanding and actions, and change lives to make our country Kenya a fairer place for all. We appreciate the diverse talent and skills each international volunteer is endowed with and we want those who can offer such service as volunteer to come to Kenya and make a difference in the lives of under privileged. Kenya as a developingcountry is faced with numerous problems due to many years of bad governance. Poverty levels are on the rise. We have an emergence of several slums, where in such settlements the living conditions are deplorable and this contributes to unhealthy living. Community-based organisations initiated by different groups of people are usually in need of extra hands and more so on a volunteer basis since resources to run the programs are scarce. V P C D A has a strong desire and will to build and strengthen our communities and nation. Kenya is full of energy andoptimism adding to the charm of this nation. You will fall in love with the people, the communities, the wildlife and the dazzlingly diverse African culture. So stop dreaming about it and begin your search for a wonderful volunteer project today. THE ORGANIZATION AND STAFF: The principal ideologies of the NGO are guided by integrity and accountability. We seek to be transparent in all our operation. We are driven by a real concern for our society, responding to issue that affect especially the disadvantaged in our society. We want to see a transformation in our society and that communities are empowered through our effort. Our staffs fully understand with compassion the effect one volunteer worker can have in community- based organizations.