Medical and social work among the Maasai people

Isinya government funded hospital is at the heart of a Maasai community south of Nairobi, in Kajiado County. The hospital provides:

  1. Antenatal classes
  2. Antiretroviral therapy
  3. Comprehensive emergency obstetric care
  4. Curative in-patient services
  5. Curative out-patient services
  6. Family Planning clinics
  7. Growth monitoring and promotion services
  8. Home-based care packages
  9. Immunization facilities
  10. Integrated management of childhood illnesses
  11. A rural health training centre

Volunteers with medical health or social work related background can be involved in a number of the above services including outreach activities in the communities.The total cost for one month would be approximately £2350 and for three months, approximately £4000. This includes the return air fare, food and accommodation, travel insurance, a visa and the Christians Abroad administration fee.