Volunteering to Better All
VACK aims to inspire youth and women in particular to actively participate in the development process through skills development, empowerment and support for the implementation of local initiatives. Our services are realized through voluntary exchange, leadership development, development cooperation, intercultural exchange, community service, non-formal education, empowerment programs.
VACK was founded in 2013 and officially registered in 2015 with the full mandate to address the socioeconomic challenges faced by local communities across Kenya.VACK delivers services in education, health, leadership training, enterprise development, ICT development and agriculture; assisting young people in their personal and socioeconomic development, so as to encourage self- confidence helping young people to participate in the life of the unit, to express their views and play an active part in their planning and management of their own activities. We also enhance the development of the entrepreneurial skills of youths especially from rural areas so as to enhance their employability at the local level.
VACK also organize events in Kenya whose aim is to enable the stakeholders understand the development need of women/young people, chart a way forward and come up with initiatives that engage them constructively. VACK also offer consulting services aimed at enabling women/young people initiatives get financial funds from partners, in the long run our goal is to set up a revolving fund that will assist women/young innovators and social entrepreneurs be able to implement their ideas thus securing employment.
To improve and spearhead the safe and well being of the communities we serve through volunteering interventions.
Volunteerism for uncompromising sustainable development.
“Volunteering to Better All”
To recognize young people and women as a valuable resource to society development, and upholding their rights to participate in the development of policies affecting them by means of a continuous structured dialogue with young people, women and youth organisations.
We deliver services through the following lines of action.
placement of volunteers at all areas of need. International volunteering offers an opportunity for informal education in an international context. It is a highly rewarding experience: by volunteering, you always receive more than you give. Our solidarity projects are aimed at benefiting the local community and the volunteer. Building wells to provide clean drinking water to communities, school projects, teaching languages, orphanage work … you will leave your mark. You will gain skills that will help you during all your life and valued by recruiters. They will appreciate your dedication, generosity, talent and energy.
we examine social and cultural understanding of gender concept. Through empowerment, capacity building, awareness and advocacy, it creates learning opportunities for youth and adults on the crucially important role a society and its culture plays in the construction and maintenance of gender norms & sexual practices. Gender, sexuality, cultures and gender based violence prevention are key areas of focus under this program.
aims at mentoring the youth who are standing up for the rights to have access to better and quality livelihood. Further, it designs capacity building and empowerment programs to support youth to demand better services, and accountability from policy makers through advocacy, empowerment and awareness. Social entrepreneurship and sustainable leadership is a key component under this action.
We try to examine the social, cultural and individual understanding of peace building process and improve youth perception on how to transform conflict without resorting to violence. Further, we focus on addressing challenges of violent conflicts, discrimination and youth knowledge gaps in the field of peace and conflict transformation
We do examine the social understanding of the sustainable development and further, equips youth with an understanding of the current and future social, economic and environmental issues; developing an open mind on challenges to sustainable development and foundational knowledge, skills and attitudes within this field. Environmental awareness, skills and attitudes are the area of focus in resolving environmental issues and enhancing youth’s knowledge, skills and capacities to improve and maintain environmental quality.
We empower our partner organizations to develop and improve on skills, we attach skilled personnel to our partner organizations and empower them to train youth for employability skills
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