|Organisation :||Rooftops Canada Foundation Inc.- Fondation Abri International|
|Acronyme :||Rooftops Canada|
|Type :||Organisme non gouvernemental|
|Mandat :||Rooftops Canada is the international development program of co-operative and social housing organizations in Canada. These organizations own and manage over 600,000 non-profit housing units across Canada, housing about two million people. Since 1984, Rooftops Canada has been working with partner organizations to improve housing conditions, build sustainable communities and develop a shared vision of equitable global development. Rooftops Canada's focus is on disadvantaged communities in Africa and Asia. Our work contributes to Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 7, Target 11, which aims to improve the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers by 2020. Rooftops Canada's approach to housing is guided by a vision of integrated sustainable human settlements development. Rooftops Canada's development work links shelter to poverty reduction through sustainable economic and social development, environmental protection, respect for human rights, democratization and gender equality. This is done by increasing the capacity of overseas partner organizations to support low-income communities to improve their housing and human settlement conditions|
|Adresse :||720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 313
FAX: (416) 366-3876
|Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.|
|Personne ressource :||Genevieve Drouin|
|Pays :||Afrique du Sud|
|Ville :||Cape Town|
|Secteur :||Banques et services financiers|
|Description du stage :||
Kuyasa will shortly be expanding to the Eastern Cape and opening an
office in Port Elizabeth. The internship will be split between both the Cape
Town and Port Elizabeth offices. The intern will provide institutional support
to loans officers in both locations and undertake a survey to determine the
effectiveness of the new office. The intern will also be involved in the
piloting of a new microenterprise loan product.
The internship is for six months entirely spent overseas and a five-day orientation session held in Canada before departure.
The intern will support setting up the new Kuyasa Fund office in the Eastern Cape, including:
-Assisting office administrators in setting-up and running the new office.
-Providing assistance to loans officers through dissemination of training material and technological support.
-Undertaking a short survey to evaluate the success of the new office and submitting proposals for improvements.
-Work with staff in the Cape Town office, to develop and pilot a new microenterprise loan product.
|Organisation d'accueil :||The Kuyasa Fund|
|Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil :||The Kuyasa Fund is a housing micro-finance institution based in Cape Town. It was set up in 1999 by the Development Action Group (DAG), a social development NGO. It is one of the few housing micro-lenders in South Africa consistently reaching very poor households excluded from the housing finance market. Kuyasa's work includes four inter-dependent programmes: savings groups mobilisation; housing loan provision; research; and networking.|