Assist Ghanaian women to gain freedom of choice, financial independence, and access to employment opportunities through vocational and skills-related training.
Across Ghana, women have a lower average annual income than men, are less likely to own land or property, and are often expected to manage most childcare and household concerns. Through combined efforts with local partners, you will be working together to provide women with vocational training to improve their financial independence, employment prospects and to boost their confidence and quality of life.
On this program, participants will work directly with local women and female students of all ages, via various engaging projects in the traditional fishing communities of. YearOut Africa’s projects in Ghana help these women to learn practical vocational skills, such as IT literacy, English language, business management, curriculum vitae writing, financial planning and more. Participants will assist in delivering practical workshops and ensuring that YearOut Africa helps deliver on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Gender Equality and Reduced Inequalities.
Based in the lively and enchanting beach-side village of Nungua, Teshie & James Town, your time and efforts will help the women of the community improve their self-determination, increase families’ and communities’ quality of life, and help women to meaningfully contribute towards increasing the general productivity as well as economic and social development of women.
Contribute towards sustainable women’s empowerment initiatives in Ghana.
Meet participants from across the world, developing your cross cultural skills.
Explore Ghanaian culture and discover West Africa's hidden, historical gems.
Develop your confidence, teamwork, leadership and leadership skills.
How many volunteers are needed: 8
Listed at: 31-07-2020
Last updated at: 31-07-2020