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Verein: AFS Interkulturelle Begegnungen e.V.
Projekt: Mothers Skill Training
Bewerbungsende: 01.10.2009
Status: Stelle gestrichen
Laufzeit: ab Sommer 2010 - 12 Monate
Sprache im Projekt: keine Angaben

Diese Stelle ist nicht mehr verfügbar!

Bewerbungsbeginn für die Abreise im Sommer eines Jahres ist immer der 1. September des Vorjahres. Bewerbungsschluss ist 30. September.
Bewerbungsbeginn für die Abreise Anfang eines Jahres ist immer der 1. März des Vorjahres. Bewerbungsschluss ist der 30. März.

• Interested in intercultural learning and exchange.
• Compassionate about the project.
• Autonomy, independence, creativity and being eager to propose and accomplish Ideas and Projects.

• Fluent english skills.
• Good comunication skills.
• Interested in the proyect's vision.
• Peace facilitation skills.


Organization Description

This is a humanitarian NGO dedicated to the well being of young people in West Africa, especially Liberians and Ghanaians.

The Organization wasfounded in 2003 and has been involved in providing Academic education, Peacebuilding, and Vocational skill training programs for Refugees at the BuduburamRefugee camp.

Project Description

At the Skills Training Center refugee mothers are trained to sew and to improve their overalleducation. Currently the Center is producing beautiful African quilts andbedspreads. We are establishing transport and distribution systems in Europe and Americafor these products. Money derived from their sale will be used to run andexpand the skills training program and will also be given to the refugeemothers working at the Center.

Apercentage of income from the sales of items produced by the mothers at thecenter will be used to run the Refugee School. The organisation isalso hoping to include other vocational skills such as tie dying, beauty care,soap making, typing and ‘grass root’ industrial technologies. The aim is toprovide women with vocational and/or employable skills and an income with whichthey can support their families and provide a more stable and healthyenvironment for their children.

There are currently 4 levels of Adult Literacyclasses, and two sets of Peace Education and Health Education classes. PeaceEducation focuses on understanding conflict, and learning how to achieve peacefor the world, community and the home. Health Education is mainly aboutreproductive health and AIDS/HIV, but also includes sanitation and hygieneawareness.

Volunteer Tasks

Providing counseling, improve capacity of the teaching staff and teaching basic life skills, to the women attending the center's program.
Training refugee mothers in child rearing skills.
Training refugee mother basic adult literacy skills, rasing awareness on health and peace related issues.
Training refugee mothers in micro business management skills.
• The center opens from 10:00 AM to 4:30PM.