Community Empowerment Seminar
SOA regularly organizes conferences/camps to facilitate on-going education for community members. Community-wide conferences are organized once a year. Every weekend small workshops are conducted in various village zones. These workshops are intended to facilitate a dialogue about critical issues faced by members of the community. Workshops include topics such as; domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, parenting skills, nutrition, water and sanitation, etc
Housing Development for the homeless children, Elderly Women and Abused women.
In partnership with both local and international volunteers [student groups, mission groups and local organization] SOA, organization reaches out to the rural villages to build houses to these, homeless children, widowed mothers and grandmothers (elderly and needy) with descent housing structures. The goal is to have need families to get descent and secure house’s so that the children can grow in a good atmosphere. To help us do this, a 2bedroom goes for an estimate of $ 4000 to 8000 including land and building. We appreciate groups that can come mainly to build a house. With support from our local youths from under programs and resources available, this house can be built in a space of three to five weeks.
The activities have no specific staff attached, therefore tend to delay
Funds allocated are not enough to cause impact Issues to put much consideration. Poverty alleviation is a big issue that
SOA must put emphasis on t if any impact is to be realized on ground to improve on the standards of living of our member.
SOA is grateful for the committed Board and Staff members for the continued support that has enabled SOA to register growth day by day.
There are several reasons why we do need international volunteers and these are as follows
SOA has also built a few homes for child-headed families in the area.