Make a REAL difference in Kenya with Women's Empowerment Program
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Love Volunteers
The mission of this program is to support the women of Mombasa who have suffered greatly in society. The Women's Empowerment program aims to assist vulnerable women achieve a better life for them and their families. Volunteers will work alongside our local team to support approximately 300 women around the community. This involves supporting women with HIV/AIDS and their families and working on economic development programs that will continue to help vulnerable women and their families into the future. It is important to recognize that on this program, volunteers will be working with extremely vulnerable women in the community and visiting areas of Mombasa such as the slums. Volunteers will be working closely with local staff and community leaders to improve the situations of many underprivileged women. This program truly empowers women and helps them to achieve a brighter future.
Goals of this Project:
- Provide essential care and support to vulnerable women
- Improve the future prospects of disadvantaged women through education and skills
- Give impoverished women and children quality care, compassion and a sense of hope
- Enable inter-cultural exchange which benefits both locals and international volunteers alike.
- Housing Available
- Language/Cultural Support Available
- International Volunteers
How To Apply
Love Volunteers welcomes all those 18 years and over who wish to help us provide support to some of Kenya's most marginalized and vulnerable women. While this challenging project does not require participants to have a background in the fields of social work, counselling and/or Women’s studies, as there are many ways you can assist, volunteers with suitable education, qualifications or experience are highly sought after. Regardless, a volunteer’s individual role can often be tailored to suit their particular skills and interests. All applicants must of course display a genuine willingness to help, show drive and initiative, and bring a positive 'can-do' attitude. If this sounds like you, we want you on the team!
Additionally, volunteers applying to join this program will be required to supply to following documentation:
- Emergency contact
- Police check