Website Set Up (CMS-Based)

Help Badilika Foundation communicate their work with a content management system (CMS)-based website, so that they can easily manage and update site content on a regular basis.
Badilika Foundation
265 N US Hwy 17 92, Malawi
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265 N US Hwy 17 92, Malawi

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Posted May 15th

Website Set Up (CMS-Based)

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What We Need
  • Set up of a new website using a Content Management System (CMS) like Wordpress, Squarespace, Joomla, Drupal, or Weebly
  • Training to ensure Organization's staff members can update content and manage the site post-launch
  • Note: We recommend that you do a Website Content Plan project first, so that you have all the content ready for your new CMS-based site. A CMS-based website can be maintained and updated easily - no coding required!
What We Have In Place
  • We currently have content for the website, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have graphic materials such as photos, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $16,822 , allowing us to purchase more sewing machines and materials for our Tailoring project for adolescent mothers and school leavers from Blantyre City slums. We will also use the funds to pay trainers.

This project will make our organization and our activities visible to a wide audience which will include donors. The website is considered as a fundraising tool.

Project Plan

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Prep: Share Information
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with an outline of the Organization’s needs and goals for the new website, which should include any specific features that are required (e.g., contact forms, mobile responsive design, member sign in, etc.)
  • Volunteer Manager provides approved content and images to be used for the new website (e.g., About Us copy, Mission Statement, staff bios and images, etc.)
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with links to any existing online presence that the Organization has (e.g., social media, blog, existing website, etc.)
  • Volunteer Manager helps register Organization's domain name with a web host, if necessary
  • Both parties review our pro-tips for Organizations and Volunteers to ensure the project is set up for success
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Milestone 1: Kick-off Discussion
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional connect to discuss the timeline and scope of the website project, including: the number of pages or sections for the new website, specific features and plugins requires, look and feel for the website (themes), target date for initial review, target date for website launch
  • Professional reviews information provided and makes recommendations for which CMS application to use
  • Volunteer Manager signs up for the selected CMS application, and provides Professional with credentials to create the website
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Milestone 2: Build & Review
  • Professional uses the materials provided and agreed upon timeline to build the website
  • Volunteer Manager reviews the in-progress website and provides feedback
  • Professional completes any required functional QA
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Milestone 3: Website Launch
  • Professional provides final website for approval to launch
  • Volunteer Manager approves the website for launch, or requests approval from any stakeholders
  • Professional launches the site on Organization's domain name
  • Professional troubleshoots any issues that may arise immediately after launch
  • Professional instructs the Volunteer Manager on how to update content and maintain the website going forward
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About The Org

Badilika Foundation
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Our Mission

Badilika Foundation is a non profit organization which was established in 2006 in Blantyre, Malawi with the aim to improve the livelihoods of communities especially of underprivileged girls and women from rural and urban slum areas. We envision a society where girls and women are free take part in the development processes of their communities and able to lead. Our core focus areas are: improving access to education for girls and young women; linking girls and women to access quality health services including HIV services, providing opportunities for economic development, promoting human rights of girls and women, and addressing effects of climate change.

What We Do

Our core activities are:
1. Ensuring that marginalized girls and young women have access to secondary school education through provision of scholarships and mentorship.
2. Facilitating linkages for girls and women to access quality health services such as HIV prevention & treatment, and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services.
3. Providing opportunities for economic empowerment through vocational skills training, cash transfer and small loans schemes.
4. Advocating for human rights of women and girls who face stigma and discrimination such as female sex workers, AGYW and people living with HIV.