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What is Kenya Xperience!?

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Kenya Xperience!(KX!) is a  not for profit organisation, based in Kilifi town, Kilifi County, Kenya that aims to promote national and international volunteering  in Kenya.

What are we?

Kenya Xperience! is a not for profit organisation based in Kilifi town, Kilifi County, Kenya that aims to promote national and international volunteering in Kenya. It connect volunteers and interns with local projects in Kilifi County and support both to encourage mutual learning through sharing kills, knowledge and experience. We believe that mutual learning and building networks are important tools for personal and organizational development and that this will lead to sustainable development and international cooperation.

We are:

Cocky van Dam, the founder and director of Kenya Xperience!, a Dutch national who has been for many years a national and international volunteer herself. Cocky has a vast experience in community development, international cooperation, social entrepreneurship and the use of sport as a tool for change.

Everlyne Luvuno Mwarumba, is working for KX! since 2009. Everlyne is the KX! volunteer coordinator and does all the communications, introduction trainings and the follow ups with the volunteers. Everlyne is a warm, committed young women who is always ready to support KX! volunteers.

Who do we work with?

We work in partnership with local organizations and community based groups, JoHo Netherlands, Stichting Wanawa (Wanawa Foundation) among others. Our participants are enthusiastic global citizens who want to make a difference and who are open minded. They are volunteers, interns, students, professionals, individuals, groups or families. Age is not important, anyone can volunteer. Volunteers below the age of 18 should be accompanied by an adult.

What do we offer?

•             Information about projects, logistics, travel- and transport arrangements

•             Project placement arrangements, project introduction and support

•             Cultural- and Kiswahili introduction (including information about health, security

              and tourism and practical arrangements e.g. SIM cards and internet  provisions)

•             24 hours emergency contact with KX! staff


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Jethro Arts Everything was great and arranged perfectly and professionally. The contact by mail before we travelled to Kenya was clear and easy. The pick up from the airport was without any problems. The introduction day in Kilifi was great as well. Still thanks to Everlyn and the student who has learned us (a couple of words) Swahili. Special thanks to Cocky for her commitment and everything she has done for us. We like to do voluntary work with Kenya Xperience! again.
Jurriaan Wesselink Ik (heb) veel gezien, gedaan en, onbewust, veel geleerd. Het was echt top en ik weet niet hoe ik kan zeggen hoe ik de organisatie kan bedanken, zonder deze  organisatie was het niet zo gelukt! Echt top. Dit nemen ze me nooit meer af.
Elize van Dalsen My experience with Kenya Xperience! could not have been better.





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