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Mombasa, Kenya

4.5
7 reviews7

Help our homestay look more better by your creativity


Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
A traveler recommended this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Expand your social consciousness
A traveler felt they expanded their social consciousness working with this host
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Farming
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Tent
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Surfboards
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Surf lessons
Take free surf classes at the local beaches.
Dance classes
Take free dance classes at our place.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Support
Support
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Insurance
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The Experience

This is a homestay that we live as a family you can backpack or camp or courchsurf everyone is welcomed to help with chicken grow flowers plant trees do arts build blocks water plant cook for use do utensils washing clean the rooms or the house and you will learn our language Swahili or English go to the beach play with kids you will be free you will be part of the family.Dont miss out

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Additional Fee Required

Volunteers need to pay 5$ to cater for food accomodation is free you can backpack or camp it's a shared space this is because we are a family and we will be working as a team to improve the environment and make the space look better it's a homestay so we stay as a family and you live like a local

Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Intermediate English
  • Between 18 and 80 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
2 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

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  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

7 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Startup Homestay

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Developing social awareness

1 Meeting locals

1 Creating true social impact

Nigeria

4

Mercy was very involved in my stay as a host, I didn’t get to meet with the kids as much as I wanted but it was an overall engaging experience

9 days ago

Spain

5

If you are thinking about really helping children and living as a local do not hesitate, here is your option!!
At Sama you really can help children at school and give them your love. There is so much to improve there, all kind of help is more than welcome.
Muga's family who handle the school is just amazing and so dedicated to this children. Most of them are orphans so they really work hard to protect them and provide them a better life. It's good to rise some money to cook a proper meal for the children, or to improve materials for school.
All these people made from me a better person! Asante

about 3 years ago


Mercy replied

Thank you always welcomed

Portugal

5

It was short for many reasons but it was interesting to meet them

about 3 years ago


Mercy replied

Thank you welcomed always

Brazil

5

It was an amazing experience to be in Kenya with Mercy and her family. They are generous, funny, kind and friendly. I highly recommend everybody to live this experience and feel all the love from the kids at Sama The Partakers and Kenya people. S2

over 4 years ago


Mercy replied

we appreaciate you being here and will always miss you.You simply changed the children lives in different amazing ways.lots of love from kenya

Greece

5

I really loved my volunteering experience in this school!! They are doing a great job with these children in need offering all they have. They really welcomed me as a family and I very easily became part of their team. I really wish going back there soon. I totally recommend it to other volunteers that are wishing to offer to these kids.

almost 5 years ago


Mercy replied

She is a polite amazing beautiful woman and hardworking.The children enjoyed her class.you are freely welcomed next time to work with us.

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Response Time
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5 published videos
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