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Education, Rights and Life Skills

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Volunteers Initiative Nepal (Empowering Marginalised Communities)

Posted on: January 13, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description

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VIN Irecognises education as essential to empowerment. Yet women in Nepali society continue to face social and cultural barriers to it. VIN established the Education, Rights and Life Skills project to give women in marginalised communities the knowledge, skills and self-confidence necessary to participate in a successful community. Volunteer or intern, join us to learn more about the barriers facing Nepali women and help to remove them.

Poverty is pervasive in Nepal's rural communities and girl children are needed to help with household chores, rather than go to school. A perceived burden, they are then married early, acquiring a new home to care for. The result; women from impoverished, rural communities gain a low level of education, too low to enable them to receive further education or enter skilled jobs.

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How to apply

  1. Complete this online Application form;
  2. Attach your updated resume/curriculum vitae (CV) with two referee's contact details(refarances can be for your work/university/family);
  3. Await confirmation from VIN for acceptace;
  4. VIN will confirm payment and send pre depature pack online;
  5. Full payment for the volunteer placement should be paid during your induction.

Location

Balaju Height, Balaju -16, Kathmandu,, Central Region, 00977, Nepal

Details

Skills needed
Appropriate for
Groups
Families
Extra details
Fee required
Training provided
International volunteer options
International volunteers welcome
Housing available
Language/cultural support available
Keywords
Owner's areas of focus

Time Commitment

Duration
Less than 3 months
Time commitment
Full time (30-40 hours/week)
Times of day
Mornings
Afternoons
Evenings
Days of week
Weekdays
Schedule
Flexible schedule
Start and end dates
1st and 15th of each month

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