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PETERS HOPE

Peter's Hope is seeking a board member for a 3 year term (1/1/21-12/31/23). We would specifically be interested in someone with social media marketing and communication skills.

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About PETERS HOPE

Location:

1208 SAINT CLAIR AVE, SAINT PAUL, MN 55105, US

Mission Statement

To provide immediate and sustained funding to ensure that St. Peter’s Mountain Children’s Center and Bamburi Women’s Empowerment Center, a primary school and women’s learning center in Mombasa, Kenya, are able to meet their short-term and longer-term financial commitments and are able to continue educating the children and women of their community.

Description

Peter’s Hope began when a 72-year-old woman from St. Paul, Carolyn Tonneson, spent a month volunteering for a school and a women's center in the impoverished community of Bamburi, Kenya. The founder/director of both programs is Peter Ochieng. Carolyn became well acquainted with Peter’s beliefs, values, dreams, etc. and experienced him as a man of integrity, working/living in a community where everyone is poor, (including Peter and his family), doing his best to educate children and women who have no other options for such an education.

Peter's vision for his primary school is "To provide education to the vulnerable and orphan children in the community." He believes in serving "children from poor background who have no hope to access education." Such children "should be given opportunity to realize their talents." The Women's Empowerment Center supports a beauty school and a sewing school where women can learn marketable skills. Their mission: To make women self reliable and independent. To equip women with knowledge and skills to be able to fight abject poverty.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Women

WHEN

Fri Jan 01, 2021 - Wed Mar 31, 2021

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Adult Education
  • Social Media / Blogging

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • About 2 hours/month

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