Gift Women Link Foundation (GWLF) is women based charitable, non-profit and non-political organization for under privileged, the poor, ultra-poor, vulnerable and marginalized people particularly the rural population who are deprived of today’s modern facilities such as health care, education etc
Gift Women Link Foundation was established in 2008. The establishment of this foundation was to address women constraints and empowering women through innovative approaches in areas of Microcredit services, education, reproductive and child health, ICT, health, human rights, agriculture, Vocational services, HIV/AIDS, life skills and community development with a focus on poverty alleviation, economic empowerment and establishing a society where women and girls live happy, healthy, educated and free from all forms of violence under a conserved community.
The foundation main target population includes; Women, PWD, PLWHA, farmers and children.
the foundation is a compact team of women having tremendous vigor to overcome the socio-cultural, economic and political barriers for overall positive change for humanity. Team members are from different walks of life having common objectives towards social welfare and are experienced in their field. Nevertheless, it is the first time the team approached for the big project after its establishment though team has successfully accomplished small-scale projects on their own mobilizing local resources and international grants. Team is now running adult literacy skills voluntarily in its home location.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
I. Promote rural small scale agriculture in women communities
II. To educate, support and care for the vulnerable women for education, medical care, food, scholarship, materials and the general welfare.
III. To promote the need for protection of vulnerable women, to live in a peaceful and enjoyable environment
IV. To empower women in vocational skill management to improve on their standards of living
V. To conserve the environment so as to limit environmental Degradation
VI. To facilitate inter-grated self-income generating and developmental initiatives through training so that skills and knowledge acquired remains resident with the people for self-reliance and sustainability.
VII. To enable people to recognize the inter-relationship between health, nutrition, agriculture, income generation, human and community development.
VIII. To facilitate and carry on HIV/AIDS awareness of the adolescent and women communities.
IX. To train the rural population on natural resource management and conservation.
Empower women in rural communities from grass root through active participation for sustainable development.
To ensure Development excellence in technical sustainable and technology services for self-reliance of women in rural communities Kasese District.
OVC CARE AND SUPPORT
Gift Women Link Foundation is seeking for volunteers to fundraise for Vulnerable children digital home (VCDH) project in Kasese District.
Total Project Costs UGSH 40,780,000
Local contribution UGSH 1,780,000
Amount requested UGSH 39,000,000.
The foundation has no capacity to fundraise 40,780,000 ugandan shillings to implement the project so we need volunteers to help us fundraise fully for the project.
The essential component of the Project will be a place where ICTs is disseminated through the cutting-edge of information knowledge economy and transfer initiative, the use of communication technologies and sophisticated knowledge sharing process and education to vulnerable children and other marginalised groups..
The foundation started and setup a health out reach centre where women, children, youth and community members are accessing medication. since the foundation target population is the rural community and our health facility is in operation, it needs the following volunteering activities;
1. Site volunteers to run health services now.
2. resource mobilisation for the health facility.
3. Virtual Volunteering with grant writting, fundraising, social media services.
4. More tools for the health facility in order to move forward.
5. Any kind of help in relation to health facility improvement
VOCATIONS SKILLS EMPOWERMENT
The foundation continues training women, youth, children with vocational skills projects among others like tailoring and secretarial services.
Project expansion is needed where Eco Craft, Knitting and design, Micro credit, Carpentry and joinery, Saloon Management, sports, agricultural activities and more are needed to attain sustainable development in Rwenzori Region.
The project has been initiated by Tools With A mission UK but more work is needed now as follows;
1. Vocational Equipments
2. Training Volunteers
3. Fundraising and grant writing for the project
4. Social media help.
Dear volunteers, come and help us now in order to transform the region of Rwenzori Uganda.
Contact us for more information on these activities now.
FOUNDATION THEMATIC AREAS/ACTIVITIES
The foundation thematic areas includes;
II. Vocational education
VII. Sustainable agriculture
VIII. Savings and credit
IX. Human rights advocacy
X. Childhood development
XI. Sustainable development.
No costs to volunteer with us.
However, we have a guest house that charges volunteers as follows,
1 month = $300
2 months = $500
3 months = $700
4 months = $900
5-6months = $1200
More than 6 months =$200 per month
The above volunteering costs includes;
If the volunteer needs tours in national parks and mining centres a fee of $200 is added in any volunteer selected month.
Volunteers should contact us for more information.
Gift Women Link Foundation is requesting for volunteers to fundraise for Vulnerable children digital home (VCDH) Project in Kasese District for 1year.
Total Project Costs UGSH 40,780,000, Local contribution UGSH1,780,000 and
Amount requested UGSH 39,000,000
GWLF Kasese Uganda is looking for a dynamic and motivated person to help organize diverse community fundraising activities, conduct research on potential funding opportunities, and participate in developing funding applications
Key Objectives of Volunteer Role
To plan and run successful community fundraising events (Women empowerment, Children and youth empowerment, academic /sports); conduct research on charity funders; and to help develop funding proposals to support GWLF Uganda’s activities.
. Role Description
• Planning and organizing bi-monthly community events with GWLF staff and volunteers (type of events dependent on your interests/skills/background)
• Ensuring good monitoring, analysis and follow up after each event
• Helping to organize an annual sports event for GWLF and our partners
• Building relationships with companies to explore sponsored events and funding opportunities
• Conducting thorough research of the various funding bodies available to GWLF organizations based in Uganda /Africa, and assessing how viable they are for a funding application from GWLF Voice
• Contributing to development of funding proposals to generate funding for GWLF Voice’s activities
• Close liaison and participation in social media and our other communications
More Information can be uploaded to the Volunteer.
The project shall be a convergence of opportunity for moving people and ideas that maintains a high quality of life and sustainable development.
The need for the development of institutions that offers ICT knowledge training is evident enough as can be seen in the background information, with the use of energy efficient computers, there is need to have faster means of reaching the public, groups, students and many others shall be registered and messages can be text easily as a way of communicating to them with lots ease.
The is aimed at upgrading the centre to regional ICT training centre in the mid-western in this region neighboring post war Districts, there is no such intervention in all the Districts of Kasese and Rubirizi. In the long run we expect better return and services extended nearer to the people.
This project provides tremendous benefits in the areas of public and private sector education. In the public sector, many new skills will have to be acquired, hence, facilities providing this type of capability will become pivotal in this new structure.