Giving young women a voice

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP




Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Dar es Salaam


Tanzania has a rich history of amazing, strong women who believed that they could make a positive change in the society. There are many good examples during the National independence struggle and after the independence. Women are well known on how powerful they can use their voices to speak up for others, whether it's advocating for their child in school, speaking up and ensuring quality care for sick family member, or just being a voice of encouragement and inspiration for others. This project recognizes the role of women in the society by encouraging young women to take steps towards learning through stories of champion women to increase their ability to speak up, speak out and take an active role in transforming their own communities. The project's mail goal is to encourage young women that everyone has a voice and they have choice whether or not to use it to build a strong community.A number of activities will be organized to realize the objectives stated above. This will include:

• Improvement of girls learning facility through classroom painting and provision of garbage bins in the classrooms

• Social and cultural events (Young women’s’ sports, Music, arts and exhibitions)

• Meeting women in actions in various sectors of the society (Social, Political and economic)

• Symposium involving young women in the community

• Storytelling and story sharing by local young women, volunteers and inspiring women in the community on various areas like social, political and economic

• Educational tours to various organizations working on women issues

Project dates: May 4 - May 18, 2018

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