Women and former street children experience different types of violence and stigmatization in Tanzanian society. With us you have the opportunity to support these people and to enable them to have a better life. In our empowerment projects, you work with a women's shelter, sewing, fashion or agriculture projects, as well as an HIV / AIDS and widow's project.
Children in Quito face many challenges related to poor living conditions. Some suffer from malnutrition and poor hygiene, and others abandon school to support their families or themselves. Volunteers bring affection, energy and help create positive environments providing new perspectives and skills that help the children develop positively.
The minimum legal age to work in Ghana is 16, but close to 30 % of children between 5 and 14 work illegally in the informal sector, according to government statistics. Over a million underage children work in Ghana. Volunteers work directly with working children and their families, fishermen and schools to stop child labor practices in the area and raise awareness about children’s rights.
Our street children project helps children and adolescents who have no access to education. As a volunteer you would support the existing local team to make an impact in the local community. This program allows children to learn important life skills as well as get to have fun and take part safely in different activities.