Kumba, Cameroon

Fundraising & Grantwriting Manager to support a community with a vocational school

Support Decent Work and Economic Growth

Skills Needed

  • Agriculture
  • Fundraising
  • Nonprofit Operations
  • Training
  • Crowdfunding

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.

When Can You Start?

You can start as soon as possible and stay for 3 weeks to 4 weeks

Benefits

Accommodation

Project Details


Description and Impact

Key Farmers Cameroon is currently looking for a grant - writing and fund- raising manager  to update a project proposal  and help raise funds for the said project. The project is intended to offer vocational training to destitute/vulnerable youth such as: street children, school drop-outs, orphans, physically challenged etc.in our community to acquire skills which may enable them become self-employed. The outcome will be to establish a vocational school for less privileged children and youth for independent employment.

 

The work of the Grantwriting and Fundraising manager will be to:

- Help correct a drafted project proposal and fund raise

- Carry out Crowd-fundraising or contact potential donors for funding

- Train all staff of the vocational school

- Draft the school training programs together with the staff of KFC

- Assist in monitoring and evaluation of the project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deliverables

Agriculture is the backbone of the economy of Cameroon but many youth are finding it difficult to have the necessary training because they cannot afford what it takes or require for admission into government run vocational institutions. This make many youth to jump into General Education which when completed, they cannot easily find jobs. This is leaving many youth unemployed.

In 2017, Key Farmers Cameroon started a pilot vocational training program for youth and many of them were excited and came for admission. The students received training in many domains such as: food production, fish farming, poultry production, mushroom farming, business management, pig production, agroforestry etc. The skills and training acquired by the students is helping them to become self-employed.

 

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Learning Opportunity

Accommodation

Experteer will be provided with a one bedroom with water and toilet (close to other apartments).

Learning Opportunity

There are many things the Experteer will learn from me:

- He or she will learn how our non-profit organisation operates

- Another aspect of learning is our culture and livelihood; and how poor people survive their daily life

- He or she will also learn our local Agroforestry farming systems

- Preparation of local dishes, village culture like cultural dances, story - telling and mixing up with vulnerable women and youth would help him or her draw right conclusions about life in South West Cameroon.

Additional Benefits

1. Free tours, dinners and events

2. Will have a spare room in the house of the organisation manager

3. We will cover in-country travel to the remote areas

4. Cultural exchanges: lessons on cooking, local languages etc.

Virtual

This project accepts applications for virtual experteers.

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