• Short Summary

    A GROUP OF 13 MEMBERS OF THE GERMAN VOLUNTEERS SERVICE ARRIVED IN KENYA YESTERDAY (MONDAY).?

  • Description

    A GROUP OF 13 MEMBERS OF THE GERMAN VOLUNTEERS SERVICE ARRIVED IN KENYA YESTERDAY (MONDAY). WITH OTHERS VOLUNTEERS, INCLUDING 23 DANES, THEY WILL SPEND TWO YEARS IN DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND HELPING TO TRAIN KENYAN WORKERS.

    FROM THE KIKUYU SOCIAL CENTRE WHERE THE VOLUNTEERS MET FOR THE FIRST TIME SOME OF THE PEOPLE THEY WILL BE WORKING WITH, THEY WILL TRAVEL ALL OVER KENYA TO DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND OTHER PLACES WHERE THEY ARE NEEDED.

    THE VOLUNTEERS, INCLUDING NURSES, TECHNICIANS, MECHANICS AND TEACHERS, WILL BE HOUSED AND FED BY THE KENYAN GOVERNMENT. THEIR FARES OUT TO KENYA AND MONEY FOR OTHER ESSENTIAL ITEMS ARE PAID BY THE ORGANISATION WHICH SENT THEM.

    THE GERMAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE - THE EQUIVALENT OF THE AMERICAN PEACE CORPS - HAS ALREADY SENT MORE THAN 700 VOLUNTEERS TO COUNTRIES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD, INCLUDING NINE OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6IZUVW8LFT9998HQY0X9U404C
    Media URN:
    VLVA6IZUVW8LFT9998HQY0X9U404C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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