Teach in early childhood development centres and help promote empowerment for young women for our NGO in Blantyre, Malawi

Country

Malawi

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  • last activity

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    03/04/2020

 
  2020 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a registered organization incorporated under the Trustees Incorporation Act of Malawi as a human rights not-for-profit organization. The organization was created against the increasing number of children particularly girls being forced to join prostitution, forced early marriages and falling victim to sex trafficking. It has a secretariat, whose oversight role is provided by a team of 7 Trustees who are passionate about child protection and particularly, girls and women empowerment.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
    Teaching

  • 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

    Volunteers work in rural areas or semi-rural areas depending on the project they are attached to. Malawi is rich in cultural activities and it is mostly practiced in rural areas. Volunteers have the firsthand experience to attend cultural and traditional activities like traditional wedding engagements which take place in villages from time to time, initiation ceremonies where girls pass to adulthood after experiencing first menstruation and there is a whole ceremony in the villages, enjoy traditional dance which are prevalent and common in Malawi but with different tastes to different communities

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for volunteers who can help with undertaking communities like facilitating meetings, teach in Early Childhood Development Centres, run life skills clubs for girls in schools and out of schools, engage youths in sporting activities, help run vocational skills training for girls like tailoring, knitting, cooking, and others;help with resource mobilization for the different projects and many others

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The organization will provide free accommodation and food to volunteers. The organization has a house with electricity power, running water, flush toilets and other basic needs. The volunteer will have a separate room

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our volunteers work in rural areas of Blantyre and surrounding districts. Volunteers have the opportunity to go hiking Mount Mulanje, one of the 3rd highest in Africa; go on adventures trips to see game in various national parks which have a variety of wild animals like elephants, hippos, crocks, monkeys, lions, zebra, rhinos, and many others; enjoy swimming experience in the freshwater lake Malawi; and many other exciting adventures, depending on their pocket and time

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 993831369998