WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

Volunteer with Kaya on a women’s empowerment project and support vulnerable women and girls in homes for young mothers and former prostitutes, on livelihood initiatives and in education projects.

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

Volunteer with Kaya on a women’s empowerment project and support vulnerable women and girls in homes for young mothers and former prostitutes, on livelihood initiatives and in education projects.

Female empowerment and male volunteer Women's Empowerment in India

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

Volunteer with Kaya on a women’s empowerment project and support vulnerable women and girls in homes for young mothers and former prostitutes, on livelihood initiatives and in education projects.

Picking crops Empower Nepalese Women on Sustainable Agriculture Initiative in Nepal

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

Volunteer with Kaya on a women’s empowerment project and support vulnerable women and girls in homes for young mothers and former prostitutes, on livelihood initiatives and in education projects.

Sitting writing Women's Empowerment in India

Women’s Empowerment volunteer Projects

Each women’s empowerment project has its own goals reflecting the needs of the women and young girls but activities you may get involved with include running skills based or health workshops, counselling, childcare, agriculture initiatives teaching English.  You will find the experience extremely rewarding as you build trust and spend time sharing your own experiences with the women and girls, and listening to their own stories.

Thousands of women and girls around the world are in vulnerable situations either because of exploitation, abuse or unfavourable treatment within their cultures.  Often these women and girls have children so not only are they in need to support, their families are too.  Projects and centres have been set up to offer them a safe place to stay, to rebuild their self esteem and to help them to develop better futures for themselves.  By volunteering on a women’s empowerment project with Kaya you can play a small part in giving them the skills and confidence to change their own lives as well as those of their families.

At Kaya we have several women’s empowerment projects and these include helping abused women in the Philippines, empowerment through supporting cooperatives in Costa Rica and supporting women excluded from mainstream society in Nepal with agriculture and education.

You don’t need specific experience working with women’s groups but if you have training, teaching, counselling or business skills they will be most useful.  A willingness to help where needed, a genuine interest in supporting women in need and being sensitive are some of the attributes you should have as a women’s empowerment volunteer.   

You can read more about working in Women’s empowerment here

Join us on one of our women’s empowerment projects and you can work with local staff to help support these women and girls as they strive to find better futures.

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Gap Year: Round the World On a Budget

Build interesting volunteering experiences to your itinerary, and meet like-minded new friends and get to know a country before venturing off on your travels

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Gap Year: Environmental Conservation in Latin America

Use your gap year to explore some of the world’s most unchartered rain-forests and coastlines in Latin America on our environmental conservation project.

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Gap Year: Community Volunteering in Asia

Grab the opportunity during your gap year travels and spend some of your time volunteering on a range of fascinating community projects in India, Thailand and the Philippines.

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African Marine and Wildlife Volunteer Adventure Tour

Why not do a bit of everything on this 9 week volunteer and adventure tour that takes you to Mozambique, Swaziland and Kruger National Park in South Africa.

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Human rights and girls’ empowerment volunteering in Quito

Human rights and girls’ empowerment volunteering in Quito

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Women’s Empowerment internship in Morocco

Get involved with women's empowerment projects in Morocco and help local women build their future!

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NGO Business Development Internship in Vietnam

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Social Work Internship with Young Mothers in Peru

Intern in Cusco for a social centre that supports young mothers

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Social Work Internship in Vietnam

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Volunteering for 16 and 17 Year Olds In India

Join our volunteering for 16 and 17 year olds in India and spend time with other young people developing global citizenship.

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Film, Photography and Community Volunteering in Nepal

Film, Photography and Community Volunteering in Nepal for those with creative and practical skills to share to empower women in a rural community

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Girl and Women Empowerment Volunteering in Zambia

Girl and women empowerment volunteering in Zambia offers the opportunity to increase access to education, sport, livelihoods and more.

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Microfinance for Economic Empowerment in Ghana

Bring your accounting or economics skills to Ghana to assist the local team with their micro-finance project which has already helped 120 Ghanaian women.

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Small Business Development Internship and Product Design in Africa

Share this small business development internship in South Africa to extend your CV/Resume while developing the capacity of a social enterprise.

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Empower Women On A Sustainable Agriculture Initiative in Nepal

Volunteer in Nepal and empower Nepalese women through sustainable agriculture, providing them with the ability to support themselves and their children.

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Volunteer Support For Young Mothers In Peru

Volunteer in Cusco and support young mothers and their children in Peru.

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Family Volunteering: Women and Child Empowerment in Nepal

Bring your family to Nepal and spend your holiday volunteering and give your family the chance to give something back to communities less fortunate than themselves.

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Community Empowerment Volunteering at Cooperatives in Costa Rica

Become a volunteer in Costa Rica and join one of our most unique projects in Central America assisting local communities at 2 cooperatives.

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Women’s Empowerment and Community Volunteering in India

Volunteer in India on this Women’s Empowerment project and help challenge the problems facing women today in local communities.

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Help Improve the Futures of Abused Women in the Philippines

Volunteer and help improve the lives of abused women in the Philippines by providing skills and education.

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Easy 3-step application process

APPLY ONLINE

Click here to apply online and pay your deposit to secure your space on your chosen project. Our advisors will then contact you to guide you through the next steps.

TELEPHONE INTERVIEW

Once we’ve received your application, we’ll be in touch to arrange your informal telephone interview with your Kaya Placement Advisor.

GET PREPARED

When you’ve been accepted onto your project we’ll send you your Welcome Pack and lots of other helpful information to assist you with preparing for your placement.

HAVE A QUESTION?

We pride ourselves on providing you high quality placement information throughout your application process and whilst on the ground. Connect with us if you have any questions.

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