WOMEN RIGHTS INITIATIVE
WORI is a women's organization to holistically empower women and girls in Uganda.
What We Need
The skills below are categorized depending on the program in which the volunteer would like to participate in these include,
1. Youth mentorship and Education
• Plan and implement training programmes, sexual health, Gender and domestic violence awareness trainings and income generation projects
• Facilitate relationships with schools and youth centers
• Develop life skills curriculum
• Undertake administrative tasks
Income generation in Uganda
other activities include coordinating community training meetings,carrying out trainings in communities, making update reports.
When & Who
What we Provide
WORI provides interns and volunteers with a holistic orientation,airport pick up, (accommodation (home stays),field community learning and participation trips, documentation and community networking and advocacy but most of all culture adjustment techniques.
Application Fee - $ 100
Monthly program Fee- $200
Monthly Host home Fee - $303
Airport pick up- 150
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Other Ways to Help
1 Day-light Projector (preferably Acer,Sony or Dell)
3 (1TB) External hard disk
4 (16 or 32) flash disks
2 HD digital cameras
1 fax Machine
Updated literature on Cervical cancer Women Rights, domestic violence and how survivors can live a better life, business skills, youth mentorship, sexual health among youth, sanitation and nutrition.
Additional Info about Us
volunteers and interns should except to under go skype interview to get known to us better and equally know that 80% of their time is spent on the program activities and 20% on fundraising.
Women Rights Initiative (WORI) is an action oriented women’s organization that was founded in 2007 by three young women to respond and arise to the challenges of human and women’s rights, fighting poverty, creating awareness on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, capacity building in leadership and governance at grass root levels.
The organization’s main aim is to enhance the capacity of women and support their efforts towards their development and health. The organization has a special interest in the plight of women and youths, as they are most susceptible to psychological, physical, social and economical vulnerability.