Consultancy opportunity at YWCA Rwanda

Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA – Rwanda) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization that works at the grassroots level. It’s a volunteer membership organization for women. It was established in Rwanda in February 1995, following the genocide perpetrated against the Tutsis and in the response to the rising concern for the many widows and children left in its wake.
YWCA Rwanda was legally recognized by the Rwandan Government in September 2005 as Non-Governmental organization and has the vision of seeing the world where all women live free from poverty and where they and their rights are respected – More information can be provided on

Young Women’s Christian Association of Rwanda (YWCA Rwanda) in partnership with International Funds for Agriculture Development (IFAD) implements the “ACCELERATING PROGRESS TOWARDS ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF RURAL WOMEN IN RWANDA” which aim to strengthen the socio-economic conditions for the most vulnerable women’s in rural areas of Ngoma District. The project will encourage gender equity and equal participation of men and women in households’ management by using the famous GALS approach initiated by OXFAM Novib.

In the line of equipping programs’ champions on GALS methodology, YWCA Rwanda would like to recruit a qualified consultant to train 40 champions in NGOMA District.


Support YWCA Rwanda in preparation of the logistics regarding the training on GALS.
Train Champions with all GALS tools
Support champions to set action plan for implementing the GALS approach
Motivate champions and support them while practicing different GALS tools,
Provide the training report to YWCA Rwanda
Advice YWCA team on actions regarding better monitoring and coaching of champions and groups representatives


This consultancy work is expected to be conducted Since Tuesday 10th to Friday 13th 2016


The consultant will be directly reporting to the Program manager at YWCA Rwanda


The consultant should have been trained as the approach national trainer
3 years of experience training staff and community on GALS approach,
More than 2 years of experience applying GALS approach in local not profit organizations
Having implemented the same project funded by IFAD is the added value

Interested Consultants are welcomed to send their Technical and financial proposals addressed to the legal representatives of YWCA Rwanda with mention: Consultancy on GALS Approach.

The document must be submitted to the following address:

Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA Rwanda)
Kicukiro opposite IPRC Kigali
KK 488st, KK15rd House 44

Deadline for receiving applications is May 5th 2016 at 5:30PM
Done at Kigali on 2nd May 2016.
Signed by
YWCA President