Sustainable Rural Community Development Organisation

Chikwawa, Malawi, Africa
This is a local Non-Governmental Organisation creating opportunities for lasting improvement in peoples’ lives. In Malawi we work in Chikwawa and Nsanje District Projects Summary: We are currently working in Chikwawa district implementing projects on Climate change, agriculture, Information Technology lessons, sports for peace and development, Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools and Making the Schools green . Our aim is to improve food security, economy, and entrepreneurship. Through this work, we hope to build a greater network among young people and their communities and impart skills which the youth will use for self-development. We are implementing the following projects: 1. Free Computer Lessons for Youth 2. One drop drip irrigation assessment 3. Backyard Gardening 4. Women Tailoring group 5. Sports for Peace, Development and Health Living 6. Climate Change and Making the schools green 7. Menstrual Hygiene Management We are looking for energetic volunteers who are impact oriented who are ready to join our local team in implementing these interventions. You will never regret being with us as we are a very charming group.

Volunteering Activities

Agriculture Work
Conservation Work
Construction
Fundraising
General
Sports
Women Empowerment

What We Need

Sustainable Rural Community Development is looking for volunteers to work in different projects. We are implementing agricultural projects, gender and human rights, climate change and afforestation, savings and economic empowerment, youth development and the music project. We are interested to host volunteers in these fields.

When & Who

Throughout the year.
Yes, we require a minimum of 1 Month
Individuals, Groups, Retirees

What we Provide

Accommodation

We arrange accommodation based on volunteer preferences as we understand that there are other volunteers who has an interest to be hosted in the rural areas and learn the culture

Electricity
Local SIM Card
Hospital Transport

Our Fees

$7 daily
$50 One-time

The daily fees is for food and accommodation (Hosting) additional is for project support


1 Review


More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Pick Up/Drop Off
Orientation
Tours
Social Activities

Additional services have fees except orientation


Contact Person

JANUARY WATCHMAN MVULA
P.O. Box 126, Chikwawa, Chikwawa, Malawi.
50% response rate

Other Ways to support us

Laptops for free computer for youth, Projectors, footballs and football uniform, football boots, writing materials, sports kits

Additional Info about Us

5 to 10 people

Our organisation is small with only 4 members. The Executive Director as the in charge of the organisation. Programmes Director/ Volunteer Coordinator responsible for all programmes plus volunteer management. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. Responsible for monitoring and implementation of field activities. Gender and Economic empowerment Officer responsible for field activities implementation on gender and economic empowerment

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Visa Information:
Please check if you need a visa in advance in order to come to Malawi. If you do, you need to apply at the Malawian embassy in your country. You should find out how much time you need to start processing the Visa so that you can make sure it will be processed before you plan on coming. We can provide the invitation letter at your expediency. Also check the possibility of getting a visa on arrival. As for an on arrival Visa, our organization can help arrange the visa if you may like, and then you can make the payment when you arrive here. The Visa costs $75. If you would like SURCOD to arrange the visa in advance, there is a processing fee of $30 upon reimbursement. Please check again on the Malawi Embassy webpage about the documents you will need to submit or bring with you. Make an appointment for the visa application as early as possible in case there is a delay or an issue. Please contact us for support if you need help regarding your visa process.

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This is a local Non-Governmental Organisation creating opportunities for lasting improvement in peoples’ lives. In Malawi we work in Chikwawa and Nsanje District

Projects Summary:
We are currently working in Chikwawa district implementing projects on Climate change, agriculture, Information Technology lessons, sports for peace and development, Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools and Making the Schools green . Our aim is to improve food security, economy, and entrepreneurship. Through this work, we hope to build a greater network among young people and their communities and impart skills which the youth will use for self-development. We are implementing the following projects:
1. Free Computer Lessons for Youth
2. One drop drip irrigation assessment
3. Backyard Gardening
4. Women Tailoring group
5. Sports for Peace, Development and Health Living
6. Climate Change and Making the schools green
7. Menstrual Hygiene Management

We are looking for energetic volunteers who are impact oriented who are ready to join our local team in implementing these interventions. You will never regret being with us as we are a very charming group.