Fundraising professional experienced in grant writing and/or crowdfunding
Support Social Services in Bamenda, Cameroon
PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT
We have identified 1300 children and young people in need, who have suffered from violence and have very little or no access to education and training.
- 50% of these victims are orphans
- 30% are single parent underprivileged children living in poverty
- 20% are teenage mothers.
In June, 2014 we launched an ongoing project designed to empower these children through formal and informal education (vocational). Our impact so far - 260 children out of the 1300 identified are benefiting from this educational project.
The project also seeks to create a rehabilitation centre for vulnerable and homeless children including their teenage mothers. In this centre they are offered care and training/education projects and also modern organic farming practices are delivered to educate families about sustainable agriculture. This agricultural project is delivered to help families understand the long-term potential of boosting agricultural productivity and improving the availability of good quality food, to help alleviate their poverty.
We need a fundraising expert who can help us to identify and approach new funding streams so that we can support more vulnerable families living in poverty. For example - support with creating fundraising campaigns, researching and writing bids for funding from international donor organizations/foundations or institutions, Philanthropist and potential donors who can support our work.
To succeed in this project we are seeking an experteer to support us with the following:
- Create and coordinate global fundraising campaigns
- Search for international donor organizations/foundations or institutions, Philanthropist and potential donors
- Write bid applications (with the close support of the charity leadership team)
- Pilot a crowdfunding campaign
ADDITIONAL USEFUL LANGUAGES:
We Provide These Local Benefits
Understanding the plight of families and their children living in poverty and the challenges they face in breaking out of the poverty cycle. Also the power of access to education to enable communities to create a better future for themselves.
Free accommodation in private room in a house in the village, living with a local family.
Potential of a bonus based on a percentage-of-funds-raised.
This opportunity accepts applications for virtual experteers.
Questions & Answers About this Opportunity
Mission: Social Services
Size: Medium sized organization: 25 - 100 persons
Create an Account
Contact this organization, see other suggested projects, and get help from our support team to find and plan an Experteering trip.
What is MovingWorlds?
A membership community, matching site, and global support team that helps you find the best place to volunteer your skills.
Read about us in Huffington Post
How do I contact this organization?
Become a verified member of MovingWorlds to start communicating with this organization and to learn more about the project. By becoming a member, you can also connect to any other of our verified Experteering opportunities around the world with any of the organizations on our platform, as well as our support team if you need guidance.
What happens after I become a member and get connected?
You follow our facilitated planning process to finalize the details of your Experteering engagement in partnership with the hosting organization.
Can I save this project for easy reference?
What if the time or skills aren't right?
That's OK! You can contact this organization and share your availability and/or skills, and discuss directly with them if you can work on a project that better fits both of you.