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Thirdway Human Rights & Development

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: October 17, 2014, 5:59 PM

Description

Thirdway is an international volunteer-driven organisation that is committed to the universality and indivisibility of human rights. It strives to satisfy those rights through active, hands-on programs. With a focus on Africa, particularly Ghana, we develop projects that promote self-sustainability in education, micro-credit and human rights competency. We employ highly interactive programs requiring strong commitment at the local level to create foundations that facilitate movement beyond dependence on perpetual aid. As with many other human rights groups, our actions are based upon two firm beliefs: that all people, simply by virtue of our common humanity, have certain fundamental rights, which are indivisible and universal; and, that the totality of all human rights are closely intertwined with efforts at development and the creation of open societies. Therefore, our work revolves around the idea that the realization of civil and political rights cannot occur so long as social and economic rights are not both recognized and protected. The mother of a family may have the right to freely cast her ballot in fair elections and participate in government, but she can't fully exercise that right if she is beset by concerns of how she will afford the school fees for her children's education or how she will provide tonight's dinner. Ultimately our goal is to increase independence from the bottom up thus significantly decreasing the need for international aid organizations such as ours.

Thirdway uses volunteers, interns, donors, and partners from all over the world to reach our goals! Please explore our website to see how you can get involved. More hands.....

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  • SOCIAL MEDIA/ICT/MARKETING -INTERNSHIP/VOLUNTEER-STAFF - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    October 17, 2014
    Location:
    Amersfoort, Provincie Utrecht, Netherlands
    Description:
    We are looking for highly motivated and committed individuals, social media intern/volunteer/staff to join our multi- cultural team of staff. You'll be responsi...
  • International Flexible Volunteer/Intern-Staff in one of our fifteen departments - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    October 17, 2014
    Location:
    Amersfoort, Provincie Utrecht, Netherlands
    Description:
    Based on experience, primary duties can include: Organizing fundraisers, benefits, and events for Thirdway's projects currently in Ghana and later elsewhere. R...
  • ICT,Fundraising,project writing and others - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    October 17, 2014
    Location:
    Amersfoort, Provincie Utrecht, Netherlands
    Description:
    ThirdWay NGO | Lemmerkade 8 | 3826AL Amersfoort | The Netherlands |+31334767287| www.third-way.org Position: International Flexible Volunteer/Intern TAKE NOTE ...

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