Welcome to the Marine Mammal and wildlife Research and Community Development Expedition blog where you can keep up to date with all the happenings and information from Kenya
GVI (Global Vision International) is a non-political, non-religious organisation, which through its alliance with over 150 project partners in over 30 countries, provides opportunities for volunteers to fill a critical void in the fields of environmental research, conservation, education and community development.
Facts and figures
Establishment of eco-trail providing sustainable alternative income for over 10 people
First publication on Angola Colobus behavior
Estimate of population of bottlenose dolphins in Kisite Mpunguti Marine Protected Area (first data on dolphin populations in Kenya)
Constructed water supply line to Kasaani village, providing access to clean water for the first time
Funded Olives Rehabilitation Centre in to new premises and provided teachers for each class enabling them to double the number of children from Bombolulu slum that they provide education to
Trained more then 30 local community members through the GVI National Scholarship Programme
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GVI Kenya makes its work available trough publication of articles, reports and various other media. Most material is publicly available for download at www.gvikenya.net.
English as a Second Language Education • Mkwiro Primary School • Shimoni Primary School • Matunda Bora Primary School • Junior Academy Primary School • Base Academy Primary School • Shimoni Secondary School
Other education • Environmental education classes • Life skills classes • Girls club • Maths club • Open library (extracurricular reading classes) • Creative arts classes • Reading in the village for children that are not in school • Choir and singning classes • One on one Tuition • Educational documentaries screening • Debate classes • Creative writing and composition classes • Drama club • Summer-school
Adult training and education • Teacher training workshops • French classes
Conservation and broader community development, sustainable livelihood and capacity building • Support Shimoni Development Plan • Support Shimoni Village Tour • Support Shimoni Forest Conservation • Kenyan Student National Scholarship Programme • Code of Conduct Workshops • Boat operator and tourism Workshops • Dolphin, Coral and Environment Workshops • Alternative to Charcoal Workshops • Traditional cooking classes • Bookkeeping workshops Mkwiro Womens Group • Accounting Workshops Friends of Shimoni Forest • Flip-Flop alternative livelihood workshops • Arts and Crafts/Souvenit Workshops • Computer training and lessons • Adult English • Forest Degradation Report • Kaya Report and Gazettment Initiative • Colobus monkey and primate Research • Biodiversity survey Shimoni Forests • Monitoring of forest degradation • Dolphin Research • Kenya Marine Mammal Network • Locally Managed Marine Area Data supply • Brochure Shimoni village for tourists • Brochure Mkwiro village for tourists • Brochure Wasini village for tourists • WMA Cetacean research support • Kakamega Environmental Education Programme • Kenyan Sea Turtle Conservation Committee • Tsavo-West alternative to poaching with WSPA • Management Plan Kisite Marine Protected Area
Health related • Assisting Health related initiatives under Public Health Officer • First aid courses Shimoni
Construction • Water Harvesting Project Shimoni • Water Harvesting Project Mkwiro
Global Vision International (GVI) is a non-political, non-religious organisation, which through its alliance with over 150 project partners in over 30 countries, provides opportunities for volunteers to fill a critical void in the fields of environmental research, conservation, education and community development.