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Position: Women’s Economic Empowerment Project Coordinator (Unpaid Internship) – TATU Project | Shanty Town, Tanzania
About this organization
TATU Project is a non-profit organization that facilitates equal and sustainable development for the rural community of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in Northern Tanzania. We address community needs and build effective solutions through active collaboration with members of the community and relevant stakeholders.
W.E. THRIVE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
An economic empowerment program to reinforce saving habits and entrepreneurship. TATU Project supports the women of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto in their own initiatives towards financial independence. The women are empowered through setting up their own financial systems and businesses, contributing their own capital and making practical decisions through skill-building workshops and training.
The Bike Shop Project
The Bike Shop project is a bicycle rental business run by the women of from the community of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto; it offers a stable income to managers, promotes responsible income management, incentivizes saving, and gives the villages access to bicycle rentals that save community members time and money.
The women of Msitu wa Tembo and Londoto are motivated to be involved by the opportunity of having more capital accessible and the use of a saving/lending space. It also encourages members to reinforce saving habits and entrepreneurship. The project provides access to skill-building opportunities and capital required to grow their businesses and gain greater financial independence.
The role of W.E. Thrive Project Coordinator is to support the W.E. Thrive Program manager and team members in daily operating duties whilst working together towards long-term goals and strategies. The current long-term objective of 2018 is to create business plans for the individual projects. This will support the project to become more sustainable and assist the women involved to become more independent managers and increase their financial independence.
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HOW TO APPLY
Please apply by sending with your resume and cover letter to [email protected]
with the subject line “W.E. THRIVE Coordinator Application” from Idealist
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