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Africa Bridge

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Tanzanian Village Children

Africa Bridge is US based nonprofit organization empowering Tanzanian communities to improve the lives of children orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/AIDs. Our five-year program helps villagers identify most vulnerable children and develop care plans for them, establishes agricultural co-ops to produce income for these children's families, and changes the economy of the entire village.

We pair short-term startup capital with extensive training to help families caring for vulnerable children overcome dire poverty. Our five-year program of sustainable development partners with villagers to identify the most vulnerable children and develop care plans for them, establish farm co-ops to produce household income and nutrition, and deliver microcredit and training that helps the entire community. We also support children’s schooling and health care education.

On May 15, 2020 we are hosting our annual gala "A Toast to Tanzania." Proceeds made at the event will support the most vulnerable children and families we serve in Tanzania. We are looking for volunteers that are passionate about our mission and dedicated to creating a successful event!

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with planning and coordination of the annual gala
  • Assist with graphic design and marketing of the event
  • Assist with sponsorship recruitment
  • Assist with in-kind donation procurement
  • Provide event support at the annual gala
  • Any other additional duties as needed

Qualities Desired

  • Fundraising experience
  • Event experience
  • Organizational skills

This volunteer position is a seven month commitment and could extend into other duties if desired.

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About Africa Bridge

Location:

17600 Pacific Highway, PO Box 115, Marylhurst, OR 97036, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to listen to Tanzanian children and empower their communities to protect, support and care for orphaned and vulnerable children through integrated sustainable development

Description

Africa Bridge works in isolated rural villages in Tanzania, where the incidence of HIV/AIDS is high and children are vulnerable due to poverty and loss of parents.

We form village-based committees; members develop skills needed to identify and support vulnerable children.

Families caring for vulnerable children are organized into income-generating farm cooperatives; members receive seedlings, animals, training and support.

Small business training and start-up capital grants are provided to spark new business endeavors.

Many types of training are provided to improve health and nutrition, skiils and awareness of legal rights.

Africa Bridge completes projects in 5 years, leaving sustainable gains and stronger villages.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17600 Pacific HwyMarylhurst,, OR 97036

(45.39736,-122.65205)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Management
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Graphic Design / Print

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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