AWARE’s Befrienders Service is designed to help such women. A Befriender will accompany women who need to talk to the police or go to hospitals or the courts.
Befriender Trainees are expected to complete 5 hours of training which will be conducted in 2 sessions that will be on conducted in the afternoon. Upon completion of training, trainees are allowed to shadow an experienced Befriender for up to 2 Trips.
Expected commitment level: To volunteer for minimum 1 year of 3 befriender trips a year.
Minimum Requirements• Woman above 23 years of age• Completed application form• Commitment to volunteer for minimum 1 year of 3 befriender trips a year