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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

To be a centre of excellence supporting education and other social welfare needs programmes that improve the welfare of humanity.

Vision Statement

To promote diligence and self reliance in Kenya through provision of the necessary social welfare services and tools for self advancement.

Objective

To make support and finance quest for knowledge, skills and training by promoting and entrenching interactive experience for self reliance, creation of educational opportunities and job opportunities.

Professionalism
We are committed to maintaining the highest professional standards in all our dealings.

Quality
We aim to maintain a competitive edge through uncompromising quality in the delivery of our services.

Personal development
We strive to cultivate a spirit of life-long learning, empowerment, self-responsibility, ownership and initiative.

Integrity

We’ve a culture of truth and honesty through which we’ve gained our clients’ trust and confidence.

Partnerships
We regard our clients and our employees as partners and stakeholders in our work. We nurture long-term partnerships through honesty, integrity, teamwork, open consultation and respect for others.

Identity Statement

"A community of social welfare actors committed to the support of needy pupils and students to pursue education for the welfare of society."

Philosophy Statement

Education is for quality transformation of lives and environments.

Quality Objectives

  • To improve quality delivery of our services by reviewing our management system at least once annually.
  • To check schemes and records of work for consistency and accuracy twice annually.
  • To conduct customer satisfaction survey at least once per year.

Quality Policy:

Volunteers Without Borders staff are committed to pupils and students pursuing quality and affordable training services in Kenya to their current and potential customers through timely and accurate provision of academic support services that exceed expectations.

NGO Accreditation

Volunteers without bordersare duly registered (OP.218/051/12-0824/8709) under the NGOs Co-ordination Board (NGO’s act) and an affiliate member of the NGO’s council of Kenya to offer a wide variety of social welfare support services to the students and pupils. Towards this end, the NGO partners schools and the ministry of education in general.

Policy Statement

As a charitable non-governmental organization, Volunteers Without Bordersis committed to making possible education for bright needy students in both primary and secondary education without restriction as to age, color, disability or handicap, national origin, religious creed or sex. The welfare committee acting in accordance with guidelines determined by the NGO, may recruit beneficiaries who apply for help provided that:

  • The applicant is bright and needy and
  • There are sufficient funds to support that beneficiary at that particular point in time.

Our Core Values

  • Diligence
  • Hard work
  • Excellence
  • Integrity

The Institute Leadership Structure

  1. The NGO Board of Governors
  2. The project director
  3. The project field officers
  4. The Community Representative
  5. A Representative from the NGO coordination board

Description

Volunteers Without Borders is a registered Non-Governmental Organization based in Nairobi with an operational mandate in Nairobi, Siaya (Nyanza) and Mombasa ( Coast) counties. Our registration number is OP.218/051/12-0824/8709 under the NGOs Co-ordination Board (NGO’s act) and an affiliate member of the NGO’s council of Kenya. VWB incorporates the services of both local and international volunteers to serve in short term and long term volunteer programs in Kenya. In the process volunteers will be able to offer skills and experiences whilst gaining valuable working experience as a result

The NGO’s clientele majorly consist of the elderly, homeless children, the youth, the boy child, the girl child, Internally Displaced People IDP’s and the disabled. It also addresses the issue of Environmental Conservation, Health and Education and Peace Building.

Volunteers Without Borders intends to provide broad-spectrum and sustainable solutions to these issues, by using volunteers and subsequently enhancing tourism and cosmopolitanism. The goal of bringing about sustainable development within these communities is our vision.

Prospective international volunteers are able to make online applications via the NGO website on programs they would like to participate in. Upon approval they will be given travel guidelines, met at the airport, and allocated a "host" family adjacent to the community in which they intend to volunteer under short or long term programs. Upon completion they will be awarded certification of service before returning to their home countries. Monitoring and evaluation auditing will be done periodically to ensure that the organizations goals are met.

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