About the Annual Trip

Join us on the Annual Humanitarian Trip To Yimbo

Every year, Friends of Yimbo coordinates a trip for a group of volunteers to the village of Yimbo in western Kenya. You get the unique experience to stay in the village for up to 5 days.

Activities include:

  • Fire-side chats while listening to live ohangla luo music
  • Visit to homesteads
  • Painting of classrooms
  • Student desk repair work
  • Repair work for homes that house orphaned children
  • Visit to Lake Victoria fishing beach with a short hike on Got Usenge
  • Tree planting
  • Training and instructional exchange with teachers and classroom visits
  • Construction of water kiosks
  • Learning the Luo culture and history of the clan at grandpa Josiah’s homestead
  • Community health workshops
  • Work with the women on micro-enterprise projects
  • Trip ends with a safari in Kenya’s largest park – Masai Mara National Park
  • Returning volunteers who have been to Masai Mara get to explore other parts of Kenya such as Sweet Waters Camp, Lake Bogoria Springs, Mount Kenya and many more


The trip occurs in the month of June and July for a total of 14 days

Approximate Cost:

Airfare (approx. $2,000); Hotels, Meals, Safari, Transportation and Misc. (approx. $2,100); Humanitarian Donation ($1,500). The traveler gets a full year to raise the humanitarian donation fee which goes toward the Yimbo projects.

** Please note the above costs are estimates and may change depending on the prevailing exchange rates. **


For questions, please email us at friendsofyimbo@gmail.com


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