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05 December 2008  - 05 December 2008
Kenya - IVD events - Volunteer of the Year

Ufadhili Trust and VSO Jitolee on behalf of the Volunteer Involving Organisations network invite organizations and volunteers to join them in recognizing volunteerism in Kenya and volunteer action this year through the Volunteer of the Year Awards (VOYA).

The award ceremony will be held on the International Volunteer Day, celebrated on 5th December 2009, at the KICC delegates’ lounge.

You are welcome to nominate your own organization and your individual volunteers, or other entities as deemed fit.

There are seven different categories of awards to honour volunteers and organizations that promote volunteerism. Please find further details in the "VOYA.pdf" document below.

Please note that the award is ONLY for volunteering action in Kenya.
To be considered for the award, please:

1. Fill out the Word form(s) below to provide information about the individual or organization you are nominating. Please fill out the correct form according to the category of the award you are applying to.

2. Provide us with any extra documentary evidence of volunteer work taken and the impact achieved, e.g. pictures, newspaper articles, video clips, etc. The filled forms should be sent by email to or by post to Volunteer of the Year Awards, Ufadhili Trust, P.O. Box 14041-00100, Nairobi; or hand delivered to: Ufadhili Trust, Rattansi Trust Building, 1st Floor, Koinange Street, Nairobi.

All nominations must be received by 21st November 2008.