Help Empower Ogiek Youths in Kenya

Published

05/03/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Address

Olenguruone
Nakuru County
Kenya

Description


Volunteer(s) in this Ogiek Youth Empowerment Program is/are going to work with and in Ogiek Community; an indeginous and minority group living in Tinet, Kuresoi south, Kenya. The program seeks to enable the youths to realize their rights and become agent's of change in their community through offering them financial literacy and skills training, as well as improving their access to financial services.


Our need-assement survey reveals that approximately 56% of youths in this community are barely literate and are unemployed; most with no job skills. As it is in Kenya, the formal job market is limited, and therefore this leaves the low-paying and dangerous work for youth. Girls in particular, whom our survey shows that majority have not completed basic education, often find themselves vulnerable to sexual abuse after finding work in bars or as domestic servants.


Volunteer shall be offering training on the following areas to the youths:


  1. Basic literacy and numeric skills development,
  2. Financial literacy,
  3. Gender equality,
  4. Human and child rights,
  5. Health and sexual education,
  6. Critical and creative thinking skills,
  7. Life-long learning skills

Fee Required

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

http://ahadiworld.org/volunteers/

You can also write to us: ahadiworld@yahoo.com for more information.


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