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Outreach Uganda

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We are looking for a creative communicator who has nonprofit experience clearly communicating with our donors and supporters, and also getting people excited about our cause and becoming more involved with us in some way. We need help in better telling our story, and celebrating and leveraging our successes to further involve our donors, volunteers, and fair trade craft purchasers.

We see a need for ongoing help on a regular basis for things such as:
a. analyzing web site stories and making improvements to our stories there
b. designing standard forms that we can use for donor thank yous, volunteer thank yous, scholarship providers, and sponsored children birthday letters
c. help in designing materials for a new type of monthly donor who will make donations for "wherever needed most" to help ensure our long term stability!
d. writing specific success stories related to the community clinic and school that we help support, as well as women, girls and sponsored children to feature in our quarterly newsletters and other donor communications.

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About Outreach Uganda

Location:

9457 S University Blvd, #410, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126, US

Mission Statement

To empower poor people in Uganda, especially women and children, to overcome poverty through: income-generation, education and training, as well as other community empowerment endeavors including a school, clinic and home building program for women.

Description

Our empowerment activities include:

  • Income-generation activities include:
    1. provision of internal revolving loan funds
    2.marketing of the Ugandan women's craft products in the U.S. and Canada
    3. business development assistance
  • 4. cash crop agriculture activities

    Education and training activities include:
    1. child sponsorship program for over 200 children
    2. girls' education initiative program to keep girls in school
    3. training programs for women as well as teachers

    Community empowerment programs include:
    1. partnering with a northern Uganda community on its primary school which has over 600 students and 18 teachers
    2. partnering with a northern Uganda community on a clinic serving over 6000 people
    3. assisting our Jinja women's group with a home ownership program to provide women a decent place to live where they can move out of the slums and stabilize their lives

Prior to working with OU, our women participants were normally living on less than $2 per day, and were supporting 8 to 10 children and orphans in their households. Many are widows whose husbands died in the war, or from AIDS.

We do not give handouts but work on building capacity and encouraging those we work with to help themselves.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Journalism
  • Relationship Building
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Sales Marketing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 6 to 8 hours monthly on an ongoing basis. Ideally, 10 to 12 hours monthly for the first couple of months to build your base of knowledge about our nonprofit's programs and activities.

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