Come help our NGO organisation to assist women, children and youth in KARONGA-Malawi




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  • Descripción


    Thanks for inquiring. My name is David Malawian with tumbuka roots, born in a family of 5 children 3girls and 2 boys. My father is a retired primary school teacher and my mom is jobless. 

    I'm a a social worker and my passion in life is to contribute to a better environment, changing places and changing lives.

    Special interests are gender issues/female empowerment, inequality issues and to make sure everyone can enjoy the basic human rights, such as access to education and basic health care.

    I love treavelling, I am used to meeting people from different cultures so I would say I'm interculturally competent.

    I am the chief Executive Officer and founder of a newly formed organization that is just taking its shape.

    2. Recently we are very focused on improving the conditions by lifting up adolescents and children's livelihood from the street/slums by preparing them with soft and technics skills such carpentry (Woodwork), welding, computer, business skills as well as self-awareness at the end we eager to connect them with different job opportunities, resume school, connect with shelters and families. Moreover, the organization provides lessons for those who don’t know how to read and write. We need your experience in employability and turn ideas into a valuable job or creating jobs from surrounding challenges

    3. Sexual and reproductive health Rights Project

    In order to contribute to the girl’s empowerment, the organization chose to focus on education. Many girls are not informed on how to handle their monthly period properly and miss school because they feel uncomfortable. Or they drop out after getting pregnant. This leaves them with a worse education than the male students are able to receive, limiting their future prospects. To avoid that, the organization takes responsibility by implementing sex education courses in secondary schools to raise awareness and provide accurate information to the students

    Among other future projects we want to: (a) Build a youth learning center as well as a proper nursery place for children and (b) build volunteer houses

    Traveling by yourself is not a problem. We will guide you all the way to us; we can even make sure someone assists you. Please feel free to contact us if you need more information than what is provided here, we are happy to answer all your questions and provide the best advice on general issues such as health, culture, weather, excursions, travel, visas, safety, and special events. Also, please be sure to find us on social networks!

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Trabajo de caridad
    Proyectos artísticos
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Compañía para ancianos
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cuidado de niños y juegos creativos
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    No doubt we can say this will be an unforgettable experience. If you want to learn african culture- you will get to engage in Malawian life, learn more about the culture, share your knowledge, gain new skills and contribute on so many levels. have meaningful interactions with the locals.

  • Ayuda


    Workaway will help me in the following activities

    We need help to prepare a fundraising project ( attracting donations, applying for grants to implement the project). Work on:

    a) Youth Empowerment - shelter, food, emotional support, child rights, skills development, technical training, job skills, livelihood

    b) Health & Education - SRHR, triaged health services, psychosocial/emotional support, partnerships with local health facilities/authorities to facilitate referrals, training on making pads, personal hygiene

    c) Community engagement - local government, schools, social welfare offices, child and gender desk leaders, MOH, parents, family

    Our works focus on fields such as training, workshops, meetings, monitoring, coaching, mentoring.

    Fundraising and Awareness 

    In order to further develop, improve conditions, and maintain our place, we mostly need help with fundraising and grants. There is a lot of work being done every day, but still, the biggest challenge is money.2. Webpages developing, graphics design and programming.
    We are looking for anyone who has an ideas to improve the development of our webpages or designing webpages on website of our organization as well as expert in graphics, photography, videographer and designing posters, flyers, business cards, stickers, brochures, rebranding banners and design organization handbooks or profile book.

    3. Help with social media and marketing (taking pictures and videos editing with your own camera)
    - Help us spread the word to friends, family, colleagues or other society members via facebook, instagram and emails (any social network), so that we can reach as many people as possible and get more likes, shares, comments and reviews or donation in order to raise awareness of education and reach out our goals.

    4. Helping in building classrooms, computer lab and Library.
    - We need volunteers who aren’t afraid of getting dirty hands by helping us in building and construction in general. As a plus you can help with building interior equipment like bookshelves or useful things.
    - Other facilities and supplies for the school are needed, These includes furnitures, textbooks, laptops or computers, camera or binoculars, office chairs, office tables, printers e.t.c.

    5. Workshops in health class, sexual education and menstrual hygiene.
    - Help out by conducting workshop to school drop out girls, young women and youth who faces a great challenges of lacking awareness on health issues and sanitary resources which leads to school drop outs, poor performance, lack of job opportunity, early marriage, unwanted pregnant and poverty in general.

    We would truly appreciate the help of a volunteer who could come with new financing ideas, how to make new partnerships, or create a way for us to make money independently. Also if someone could come and help to spread awareness of our project around the world. So, if you have the willingness and/or experience with grant writing, fundraising, report writing, or if you know organizations, people, or businesses that could support us, you could make a huge difference!

    Additional HELP
    Volunteers are also very welcome to use the skills they have to contribute to our project, especially within our children's center/shelter program.

    This means you can be directly involved in the available daily activities visit the street, family visit, prepare lessons, deliver lessons to students, artwork, playing with children, help with preparing meals, help with house-work, homework, general counseling, computers/internet and as well as gardening, help on the post, maintenance to our website and social media, woodwork, carpentry, documentation, report last but not the least fundraising 

    I would like volunteers /interns to work with us for 3 weeks or longer, preferably one month, even a year and above. We provide plenty of amazing experiences!

    •Working with children in the families and Community by safe guarding them.
    Over seeing

    •We want volunteers to teach sports activities for the people who are disabled,disability children and children who are disabilitily to learn new skills and help them their health and well being by reducing their mental healthy issues.

    •Help children to be fit
    Promoting health and well being hence reducing mental issues to produce different types of stars.

    •To work hand in hand with government and community to prevent child abuse and rape cases in the Community.

    ▪︎As a small NGO, we are always in need of an extra pair of hands in the office. In addition to working in the field, a large part of running an NGO is spent at the office. If volunteers are skilled and interested in volunteering at the office, they can help with writing and editing proposals, research, carrying out fundraising activities, assisting with online marketing, updating social media and website design in addition to their field volunteering tasks. Skilled photographers or film makers can also contribute by making promotional materials for our local NGO

    However a volunteer will be free to propose other activities not specfied as above. We are free to develop an action plan with the volunteers.

    Volunteers are also free to work extra or less hours.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Alemán: Principiante
    Swedish: Principiante

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  • Alojamiento


    Volunteers will stay with a host family which is a great opportunity to experience the unique culture of Malawi. When staying with a host, we will ensure you are safe and well looked after. Your food will be prepared by the family and you will receive three meals a day. Karonga is one of the poorest regions in Malawi and many people struggle to feed their families.

    We have a house of 5 rooms, Its a fenced house.
    Security is good,Nice vegetation,Easy access to town. We stay near the lake malawi. Good comfortable rooms,We provide good meals .

    They will be well treated with kindness ,love and alot of care. We speak English fluently so it will be easy to understand each other. They will be provided with good food because we have a Chef at my house.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    During your free time, whoever is interested will have a chance to take a walk with me so I can show you Karonga. We have the big lake Malawi, and many other interesting places... We have the museum here which would be a great opportunity for you to get to know African culture more.
    Also, if volunteers are interested we can go for a photo trip around and you will always find something new and different to explore.
    Volunteers can fill their free time by watching TV ,reading a book, going for swimming , doing exercises at a local gym...
    Some can help me with writing stuff if the is a field of their interest.
    We will help you to grow in every way that works the best for you.

    The opportunities are eternal and it's all about sharing experiences, gaining new skills and contributing, from both sides!

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Yes I can host them because with this crisis so many things are being done online

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Yes I can host them.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    No problem with pets.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

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

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 643216127762