Help with developing and marketing a sustainable social business in beautiful Malawi



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  • Descripción


    Hello there,

    This is a small Malawian Social Enterprise set in beautiful Nkhata Bay, Northern Malawi. Nkhata Bay is situated right at lake Malawi.

    We produce re-usable sanitary pads and diapers and are active in the provision of menstrual hygiene and reproductive health training for schoolgirls. The things you could get involved in here are endless: Research, education, product development, social media, graphic design, marketing, capacity building, and photography.

    I'm looking for 1 to 2 people who would like to stay with us for a longer term (at least a month) and really get stuck into activities with us! You would be working alongside some brilliant Malawian women who are experienced in producing the pads and diapers, as well as holding menstrual hygiene management workshops. Depending on your background and interests there is a huge range of things you can do.

    Feel free to send me a message if you'd like more information.

    All the best!

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Trabajo de caridad
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Learn about running small businesses in low resource setting, about the importance of menstrual and reproductive health in Malawi and experience what impact a sustainable social business can have.

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    We would love some help with the following things (you don't have to do everything, we'll look at what your background is and where your interests lie):

    Marketing and promotion:
    -social media updating
    -social media marketing
    -website maintenance
    -Graphic design work for development of attractive visual tools such as animations, infographics and picture stories. This would concern both educational and marketing material

    Capacity building:
    -Teaching computer skills to staff
    -Developing training material for menstrual health and hygiene classes

    -Desk and field research into adult urinary loss and incontinence in Malawi and similar low-resource settings.

    Product development:
    -Developing the design of our pads and diapers using the materials easily available in Malawi
    -Sourcing eco-friendly, cost-effective options for packaging

    Assisting with the day to day:
    - Field Operations: get involved with the set up of menstrual health and reproductive health trainings, help with our ongoing efforts of increasing the accessibility of our products to local women and girls, and be involved in the day to day activities of a social business.
    - Light administrative tasks

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    English: Fluido

  • Alojamiento


    Room with double bed and desk in a beautiful house in Nkhata Bay. The house is 500m from the lake, set on the side of a valley.

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    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?


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    Horas esperadas

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

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 529885516851