Collaborating with a Women Empowerment Project
Different activities/helping hand can be identified ranging from paper cutting ,card board cutting , gluing , trimming, painting etc. The WELL women will decide the timing of your gradual stages of involvement in the production. Many additional opportunities can also be taken up at WELL by the volunteer with gardening, compound maintenance, store room help, packing and parceling help, photos up loading, empowerment classes etc. A volunteer is also free to explore other activities and suggest new ideas of generating income for the WELL women empowerment program.
Mutual fulfillment of the time shared together. Understanding the Well Paper philosophy and taking a part of it with you practicing/promoting it wherever you go. Opportunity to be part of Women empowerment program. For long term volunteers, depending on their ability and growth of mutual trust, the WELL women could include them into the scheduled routine activities with skills like weaving ,coiling or papier mache. Or helping in the responsibilities of maintenance of office / store room / packaging units.
Context of the need
WELL Paper organises income generating opportunities for women in the villages near Auroville, thereby making them independent and empowering them to take business decisions and run the unit.
For more information, please click on the link WEll Paper.
Goal and expected outcomes
Conditions and practical details
Lunch will be provided to volunteers on work days. (after the observation/probation period is over. And for volunteers with a commitment of working a minimum 3 days a week at WELL)
Morning hours 9am - 12.30pm
Afternoon hours 1.30pm to 5pm
Human acceptance ,transparency , open communication, equality and non-judgmental collaboration, all across cultures, willing to share, living and working/creating together, developing direct human relationship. A willingness to cross over all cultural and language barriers and develop an understanding and respect for warm local hospitality.
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