17 opportunities found.
Use your expertise to provide guidance to get an income or food producing operation up and running. Work with some national church brothers who have been employed and trained by NGOs. One would need to be willing to work alongside them as they can share valuable knowledge, contacts, and experience. There are contact points in several villages over the entire nation. Several different approaches could be incorporated as the situation dictates.
Gain practical experience working with KuruBa, a West African wildlife conservation and community development organization. Building roads, setting up security systems for a game ranch/reserve, counting animals, and educating participants and village leaders are just some of the ways you can participate in the creation of this new organization.
Use your skills in business and knowledge in agriculture to manage agro business ventures. Assist missionaries & national church development through agriculture. Learn & develop African agricultural skills. Help Ghanaians to better sustain themselves through such technical areas as soil and seed improvement, irrigation, well development, storage, marketing. Possible development of small loans for crop buying & storing for late sale to help ease market swings. Animal husbandry also possible. Do some training in your areas of expertise. Special need for a person to come to Ghana short term to help with the development of the poultry business.
WorldVenture in upper Guinea, West Africa is seeking to transform society through a multifaceted approach with each facet aimed at evangelism and impacting a strategic area of society. This opportunity seeks to improve lives and see people come to Christ.
WorldVenture in upper Guinea, West Africa is seeking to transform society through a multifaceted approach with each facet aimed at evangelism and impacting a strategic area of society. This opportunity seeks to improve an aspect of life and see people come to Christ. Specifically you will work with existing farmers and agricultural specialists to improve existing food production and marketing and possibly introduce new crops. You will also seek to build relationships and share Christ and come to faith throughout the agricultural sector.
WorldVenture in upper Guinea, West Africa is seeking to transform society through a multifaceted approach with each facet aimed at evangelism and impacting a strategic area of society. This opportunity seeks to improve an aspect of life and see people come to Christ. Specifically you will establish, operate and train nationals to do and run mobile hand water well drilling and water pump business(es) and other appropriate technology enterprises. You will also seek to build a relationship with existing well diggers and assists them help the local people. Especially during the long dry season water becomes an issue in upper Guinea. Use your business and/or technical ability to build relationships, share Christ and see people come to faith.
The Agriculture Worker will work alongside the Community Health Education Team that is presently working in 7 rural Maninka villages in Northeastern Guinea. There are many opportunies to empower individuals and communities who are already engaged in self sustaining development. Showing Jesus' love and developing relationships among Maninka people is a powerful witness.
Note: Opportunity available beginning in 2018. Looking to serve God in missions on a tropical island in the Indian Ocean while caring for Creation? Madagascar is looking for an environmental enthusiast preferably with a Biology, Ecology, Agricultural, or Forestry background to aid in the work of massive reforestation efforts on the Red Island. Join Jamie Shattenberg, a WorldVenture missionary who partners with Eden Reforestation Projects to alleviate poverty through environmental stewardship. As of July 2012, over 37 million indigenous mangrove trees have been planted through the hiring of 175 Malagasy people. Mangrove reforestation continues and in the fall of 2012, endemic dry deciduous efforts will begin. Come join this awesome work as forests are restored, lives are transformed as families receive a steady income, and people are drawn to the Creator as they care for Creation. For more information: check out the website of Jamie and Alissa Shattenberg at www.redislandrestoration.com and Eden Reforestation Projects at www.edenprojects.org Length of service is 1 year to a lifetime.
Work with agricultural specialists and tribal pastor-farmers in developing, training, and facilitating reproducible and sustainable farming techniques that will increase the production of food to enable families, churches and communities to adequately feed their families. Partner with community development workers and organizations.