Women's Empowerment projects

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Program Description

Rural women in Asia are among the most disadvantaged people in the world in terms of decision making power and access to development opportunities. Education is the most influential tool to raise the status of women in developing countries, and once a woman perceives herself as belonging to a group – of students or workers (outside the family) she starts to see herself as a worthy and valuable contributor in society. This increases self-worth and paves the way for the eradication of gender inequalities. You will be working with women Self Help Groups of 15-20 in each group of every village and adolescent girls. They are aged between 18 to 35 years and sometimes goes up to 55 aged elderly women, who are in the micro credit projects.

Kenosis promotes educational and training activities for women and adolescent girls in the villages of Krishnagiri district, Tamilnadu state, and Bangalore urban areas, Karnataka State, India. English teaching, computer classes and job-skills training open doors and increase employment prospects while classes offer a platform for network building and social interaction.

Whether you are teaching English language, email writing or interview skills your time spent with the women will be some of your most enjoyable moments in India. Classes are thoroughly enjoyed and not only do the women learn from volunteers but volunteers learn so much about their daily lives and Indian culture, forming mutual understandings, friendships and fond memories.


• Get immersed in India culture
• Interact and build your interpersonal relationship with local communities.
• Weekends are yours, explore other parts of States.
• Organize solo or group trips to resorts and tourist spots
• Learn new local language and enrich your skills
• Gather information, increase your knowledge and build your skills


• Do not really need any qualifications, skills, and previous experience to join our programs.
• Basic English is sufficient enough to participate in the programs.

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What`s Included

• 24 hrs Assistance and support from KF Staff
• Comprehensive Pre- Departure kit
• Project fixing and Placement
• Project pre and post Orientation
• Airport Pickup (Bangalore International Airport)
• Accommodation
• Food (3 meals a day)
• Emergency medical supports
• Certificate of Participation (on request)

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Program Locations

Bangalore, India

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Program Details

Kenosis Foundation
  • India: Bangalore
Fall, Spring, Summer, Throughout the year, Winter
Program Duration:
1 year+, 1-2 weeks, 1-3 months, 2-4 weeks, 3-6 months, 6-12 months
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, Worldwide
US $ 160 a week

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