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Job description

Love Rwanda Initiative

A youth and women organisation focused on empowerment programs with an emphasis on Sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR), Mental health and Livelihoods.

  1. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Limited access to information and SRHR services: Challenge: Young people and women in Rwanda still remain out of reach from adequate information prior to their first sexual act, which brews misconception of facts hence leading to risk behaviors. High levels of teenage pregnancy and unsafe abortion: Challenge: Teenage pregnancy rates remain high and many young women continue to resort to unsafe abortions since they cannot access safety services. Gender-Based Violence Challenge: Gender-based violence, in particular sexual assault and domestic violence, is rampant against the health and well-being of women and girls.

  2. Mental Health: Stigma/Lack of Awareness Challenge: The stigmatization of mental health issues prevails with a corresponding lack of awareness and understanding about mental health in the community. Lack of Mental Health Services: Challenge: The avenues available for mental health services are very few, and the personnel is few in number; therefore, accessibility to the required aid becomes difficult.

  3. Livelihoods: Unemployment and Underemployment: Challenge: Most youths and women face high levels of unemployment or low wage employment with no stability. Lack of Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Challenge: Women and youth lack resources and facilitation to start and sustain enterprises of their own. Economic Dependency: Challenge: Economic dependency on male family members constrains women's autonomy and puts them at a low decision-making power.

  1. Comprehensive sexual education programs, partnering with local clinics to provide easy access, and raising awareness campaigns regarding SRHR in the community.
  2. Contraception, family planning, and müş promoting safe and legal abortion services.
  3. Support service provision to survivors of GBV, including counseling and legal aid, with community education on prevention of violence against women for gender equality.
  4. Conduct sensitization and campaigns to raise awareness on mental health, reduction of stigma, and promotion of good mental health in the community.
  5. Counseling centers, training of mental health professionals with peer support groups
  6. Provide vocational-training programs for people with marketable skills that will enhance job employability.
  7. Provide entrepreneurship training skills and financial literacy accompanied by access to micro-finance and grants for people willing to start small businesses.
  8. Economic Empowerment by means of livelihood programs that allow women to generate their own income towards financial independence.

Dear Volunteers,

Are you passionate about making a tangible difference in the lives of youth and women in Rwanda? Join Love Rwanda Initiative and use your unique skills in fundraising, graphic design, project management, and more to contribute to transformative programs in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Mental Health, and Livelihoods. As an online volunteer, you will have the opportunity to formulate campaigns and advise on different projects, design impactful campaign materials, and manage critical projects. Your expertise and dedication can empower a generation, transform communities, and inspire hope. Together, we can break the cycle of misinformation, stigma, and economic dependency, creating a brighter future for Rwanda's youth and women. 

Resource Mobilization Associate


1.Developing Fundraising Strategies:

-Create comprehensive fundraising plans that align with the organization's goals and objectives. -Identify potential funding sources, including grants, donations, partnerships, and sponsorships.

2.Grant Writing and Proposal Development:

-Write and submit grant proposals to secure funding from local, regional, and international donors. -Ensure that proposals are compelling, well-researched, and tailored to the requirements of each potential funder.

3.Campaign Planning and Execution:

-Plan and execute fundraising campaigns, including online crowdfunding, events, and appeals. -Monitor and evaluate the success of fundraising efforts and adjust strategies as needed.

4.Networking and Partnerships:

-Establish and maintain partnerships with corporate sponsors, community organizations, and other stakeholders. -Attend relevant conferences, workshops, and events to network and promote the organization.

5.Resource Management:

-Track and manage incoming funds and resources, ensuring they are allocated and used efficiently. -Work with the finance team to develop and manage budgets for fundraising activities.

Volunteer 4-6 hours per week for 6+ months remotely.

Posted by
We Make Change View profile Company size Size: 1 - 5
Posted on: 15 July 2024
Closing date: 15 August 2024 at 10:17
Tags: Fundraising,Community Fundraising,Corporate Fundraising,Regional Fundraising,Digital Fundraising,Grants

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