MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
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Now that the project has begun; the most substantial risk to its’ goal and purpose is that the capacity at community level is insufficient to adequately manage the project tasks.
This risk will be addressed through substantial investment of project resources in capacity building and strengthening and volunteer training, as well as training the beneficiaries in group dynamics.
The village of Nabitende will attempt to break a Guinness World Record™ by making the largest stamp mosaic on the first of December, World Aids Day 2009.
Orphans and other vulnerable children will make it to raise awareness among themselves about Aids, to empower them, raise awareness of their situation and to raise funds for this village. The biggest reason is, though, to give them a fun day and maybe some art classes beforehand.
Many of the students at Notre Dame High School come from very poor families. Their parents/guardians are not able to afford to pay school fees, and lack many of the other basics as they do not have a regular source of income.
The school would like to assist these families in setting up small income generating activities of their own. Christopher has been involved with a similar project in the past while working with another organisation in a different area, and it was very successful, providing huge benefits to the families involved.
EFORDE wish to facilitate public awareness campaigns to sensitize and inspire local people with increased knowledge, skills, positive attitude and enthusiam to engage in sustainable fruit growing and agriculture.
Agnam-Goly (http://www.agnam-goly.org) is an ancient village bordering the Sahara desert in Senegal, West Africa. Its 3,143 inhabitants make a living from herding cattle and farming the banks of the Senegal river. The women of Agnam-Goly supplement their familes' incomes by running their own small enterprises. Most of them earn less than two dollars a day. That's what brings Julia (an American based volunteer) and I to think about how we could help the women of my village and we came about the idea to propose Facebook users to make micro loans to the entrepreneur women of Agnam-Goly:
Hope Alive Uganda has an existing child sponsorship program which is described on their website and located here:
For this task, we are requesting that volunteers review our sponsorship program and help us identify any areas that could be improved. We would like suggestions for how to make our sponsorship program stronger and more attractive to prospective sponsors of the children identified.
This project is looking for volunteers who will help this village in carrying out this task;
The volunteers will teach about HIV/AIDS transmission, sexually transmitted infections(STIs)and sexually transmitted diseases(STDs) infections among others.
They will teach safe sex methods like condom use,the volunteers will teach the beneficiaries of the project about the condom as a sex methods (how to use a condom properly,how to dispense it after use among others).
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