There are several reasons why you should volunteer with SHEWD.
1. Our entire staff works on a voluntary basis, meaning all funding flows directly into our projects and operating costs are kept as low as possible.
2. Given that we are a small organization you wont spend you time with boring tasks such as filing or data entry but rather gain hands on experience with initiating or executing projects. We believe that our international volunteers bring excellent ideas and skills to our organization. There is also the possibility for you to initiate your own project with the help of our organization.
3. You will quickly realize that our staff and volunteers welcome you as a friend . Local support will be there at all times during your stay, so you will never be lonely.
Volunteers and SHEWD-President Krishna trying on HIPKNIT-Products from our microcredit programme.
Emerge yourself into the culture and establish new friendships that will last for a lifetime!
By buying our high quality fashion items you will directly support the women involved in our HIPKNIT project. In order for the women to be eligible for participation, they have to attend the free basic literacy programm organized by SHEWD and commit themselves to sending their children to school. The women will receive a well above average salary and remaining profits will directly be reinvested into expanding the HIPKNIT project, as well as, other community projects from which the women will profit as well.