Community organisation empowering women and girls in Mumbi, Kenya



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  • Description


    We are a registered community organization in Githurai-45, mumbi community. Our goal is to empower women and girls because when a woman is empowered then the community benefits. Among what we do is provide sanitary pads and mentorship to local vulnerable girls on a monthly basis. We also provide small non collateral loans to women and youth to start or boost their bussiness because the level of unemployment in our community is quite high. We also teach skills to women to help them to become independent and self sustainable. Currently we have two staff members and several local volunteers who take part in our different activities. Our staff members help with day to day running of the organization such as book keeping, loan collection and planning for monthly mentorship.
    We welcome volunteers to join us and help develop our community and in exchange we provide food and accommodation for the period the volunteer us with us.join us and let's learn from each other.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    DIY and building projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    in our country we have 47 tribes with different cultures. we shall teach volunteers our way of life and also our food and local excursions to help them understand our culture. we shall also teach them our local languages and especially the main one which is Kiswahili.

  • Help


    we need help in;
    1. Mentoring girls on a monthly basis on SHRH.
    2. Fundraising for sanitary pads for girls.
    3. Watering veggies in our garden and feeding our few chicken.
    4. Teaching in our community and public schools.
    5. Our social media

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    I am fluent in English and kiswahili and am very much willing to teach volunteers kiswahili and I am open to learning basic words from different languages based on the volunteer.

  • Accommodation


    we live in a three bedroomed house with a living room, kitchen, toilet and bathroom. volunteers occupy the two bedroom house at any given time which they can share based on their preference. Females can share a room and vice verser.

    In exchange for volunteers expertise, we shall offer food and accommodation

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During their free time volunteers will be assisted to identify local excursions and tourist sites and how to access these facilities by public means or using local taxis.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have internet although it's limited.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 314929253422