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Empower women in the slums of Kenya

Kenya

Join the volunteering team of an organization in Kenya that dedicates their services to children and women in education, medical, and launching their small businesses. In this specific experience, you will be helping local women create and grow different varieties of businesses, from selling local, like local produces and handmade fashion items.

Overview

You will be hosted at a community based organization (CBO) founded in March 2015, currently located in Mathare slum.

The organization's focus is to empower women and children through education support, medical coaching, business workshops, and more. Until this day, they have sponsored 86 kids in all level of education, provided loans to 19 women, and counselled more than 100 people in the community.

What you'll do

Women 2 business project

If you are tempted to come volunteer for 3, 6 or more weeks here, you must first ask yourself some simple questions:

 

  • Are you interested in coming to Nairobi to work in an extremely disadvantaged area and community?

  • Do you want to share your knowledge and talents while meeting some great, likeminded new individuals?

  • Do you wish the opportunity to discover the beauty of

  • Kenya while making a positive impact?

  • If you answered yes to all of the above, then you are already on your way.

This opportunity is perfect for anyone with an eye on creating an  impact through their business knowledge. You will be assigned to consult women in the community on various business projects.

What you'll get

Certificate

To certify that completed the work experience

LinkedIn review

Get a recommendation written by the organization

SB insurance

Contact us if something doesn't go as planned

Accommodation

This will be arranged prior to your arrival by the NGO 

Local experience

Working here will immerse yourself into the local lifes

Requirements

  • Intermediate English

  • 18 years or older

About the hosting organization

Want to know more?

Only our members can view the details of this organization and join the opportunity.

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