Call for Applications

 

 MENTORING AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

 RETREAT FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS

The Resource Center for Women and Girls (RCWG) is a registered Trust based in Machakos Kenya, which works with Adolescent Girls and Young Women from remote rural areas and informal settlements of Kenya. RCWG uses its Mentoring and Empowerment Retreats as a tool to promote personal transformation and development in Young Women and Adolescent Girls, so that they are better equipped to achieve their full potential in all areas of their lives, and thus be competent and knowledgeable agents of change as leaders of NOW and the future. We believe this will help create a generation of fierce Women who are unafraid to speak for themselves and remove the barriers imposed on them by social norms.

The RCWG is once again delighted to invite applications for an amazing opportunity to participate in our prestigious flagship program. We will be selecting 50 vibrant Young Women and Adolescent Girls to be part of our RCWG family!!!

Behind The Pink Gate, Girls are given a SAFE space to learn, use their voice, and achieve their full POTENTIAL through our programs holistic approach.

Eligibility Criteria


To be selected and become part of the next vibrant participants, you must:

  1. Be an Adolescent Girl or a Young woman, between 15-18 years
  2. Be ready to commit to the program for a minimum of 3 years
  3. Be from a rural or rural-urban area (informal settlements)
  4. Be innovative and creative and ready to participate in a unique program
  5. Have an interest in developing your personal potential
  6. Commit to starting a club in your school and/ a project in your community. 
  7. Pay a commitment fee of Ksh. 500, which will be refundable after completion of the program

Application Procedure

Adolescent Girls and Young Women who wish to apply are required to deliver on the following:

  1. Personal Statement (about yourself)
  2. An essay about why you want to attend the Mentoring and Personal Development Retreats for Adolescent Girls and Young Women
  3. An essay about the following topics:
  1. If you had Ksh. 50,000, what would you do with it?
  2. If you were the school principal what 3 things would you change?

Selection Process

 Applicants are required to submit their essays via email- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., website- www.resourcecenter.or.ke or deliver by hand to our office or our contact person through whom information about this call was shared. The deadline for submission of the application is Monday, 28th February, 2022.

Selected Applicants

Upon selection, the participants will need to provide the following:

  1. A copy of the birth certificate
  2. A reference letter from a Teacher, Parent, Mentor, or Guardian
  3. A commitment fee of Ksh. 500, this will be refundable upon completion of the program. Consent form signed by the Parent or Guardian
  4. A duly filled health form

If you have any questions regarding the application contact us

(+254) 756 678 667 / 711 501 132

Outreach & Planning Team

Resource Center for Women & Girls

 P.O Box 798-90100

Machakos

Off Makueni Road, Eastleigh Estate 

Application Form

 

Or send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the contact person through whom information about this call was shared. The deadline for submission of the application is Monday, 28th February, 2022.

If you have any questions regarding the application contact us (+254) 756 678 667 / 711 501 132

 

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Our office is in Machakos County, a 1 hour drive from the capital city Nairobi.

  • Tel: +254 756 678 667, +254 721 678 667

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