You can also visit Sabu Help on The Exchange, the Thayne Center’s online community partner database. You’ll find contact information, projects, directions to the site, and other useful information to get you started!
SUGGESTED ACADEMIC DISIPLINES THAT MIGHT BE A GOOD FIT:
Accounting, Communications, International Relations, Business
COMMUNITY PARTNER OVERVIEW/MISSION:
Sabu Help exist to provide opportunities for people so they can work themselves out of poverty, build a better life and achieve economic self-sufficiency . We also provide scholarships to needy but brilliant students to obtain education. We help by proving micro loans and scholarships and teaching them effective ways to establish business, produce food, earn an income, while raising healthy and happy families. Through our support, clients are encouraged and coached to invest in lucrative ventures in:
•Retail and Trading
The poor people don't have access to loans and other financial service from traditional banks for the reason that they do not have credit or collateral. Sabu Help assist these people who cannot qualify for traditional small business loans. Our micro-loans allow clients an opportunity to pursue economic and self sufficient or independence activities. Through their own efforts, they maybe able to support their families while emerging from the cycle of poverty. This also allows them the opportunity to contribute in many positive ways to the long-term development of their communities.
1 hour orientation/training that explains about Sabu Help and what the volunteer will be responsible for.
• Writing skills
• Communication skills
• Computer skills
• Preferred if have an access to a computer at home
Flexible, whatever student can accomplish
VOLUNTEER INFO/DUTIES: (5 volunteers per semester)
• Grant writing preparation
• Organizing financial resources
• Office administration internships
o Filing documents from donors
o Create forms
o Communication with sponsors, directors, clients
Start volunteering today! You can visit their website and also check out their information in The Exchange.
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