From: United States

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    Account Type

    Individual account

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    Travelling to

    Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Uganda

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    Travel dates

    28/01/2015 - 27/01/2017

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    Good Workawayer

  • Description

    I have a strong interest in helping the less fortunate, particularly in education and my heart is wanting to do so in Africa! I especially am interested in education for girls and women, but would love to work with anyone in need. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry (graduated 2005), with a minor study in Art. I have lots of art, computer and charity work experience.

    I have been volunteering with a non-profit building a school and orphanage in Liberia. For that organization I manage the website, Facebook and YouTube accounts. I write and send newsletters to our donors, I am a key member of the fundraising team and I have put together and am managing a volunteer team working to increase awareness and funds for our organization.

    Because the organization is still in the construction phase, I am interested in getting some submersion experience with various NGOs in multiple countries in Africa this year (2015) and maybe into 2016! I hope to learn more about NGOs, Africa, teaching, myself and how I can be useful to others.

  • Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Charity work
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • What skills do you have?

    Social Media
    Fund Raising
    Child Care
    Manual Labor

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  • Age


  • Nationality

    United States

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements