Volunteer Opportunity

Women’s Empowerment: Microcredit Cooperative

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Volunteers Initiative Nepal (Empowering Marginalised Communities)


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Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)


Micro credit Cooperative Support projects have been key to the recent surge of women’s income generation projects. In this VIN's support and training has enabled many women to join the Women`s Micro- credit Cooperative.  Women are now afforded credit. This in turn permits them to start their own income generation activities, such as goat keeping and vegetable farming. Your role is critical to advance the functionality of these cooperatives.

Daily activities

·      Support VIN to set up women’s cooperatives to run micro-credits.

·      Establish or strengthen social groups of women to create solidarity and reinforce micro-credit.

·      Facilitate and advance functionality of micro credit cooperatives.

·      Develop small grant proposals to fund women's empowerment projects.

·      If possible: research for funding agencies and raise funds for local projects.

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Micro credit Cooperative Support projects have been key to the recent surge of women’s income generation projects. In this VIN's support and training has enabled many women to join the Women`s Micro- credit Cooperative.  Women are now…

Details at a glance

  • Fee Required
  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How To Apply

1.    Complete this online Application form;

2.    Attach your updated resume/curriculum vitae (CV) with two referee's contact details(references can be for your work/university/family);

3.    Await confirmation from VIN for acceptance;

4.    VIN will confirm payment and send pre departure pack online;

5.    Full payment for the volunteer placement should be paid during your induction.

1.    Complete this online Application form;

2.    Attach your updated resume/curriculum vitae (CV) with two referee's contact details(references can be for your work/university/family);

3…

Location

VIN's Office

Nayabazaar Khusibu, Kathmandu, NP
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