Volunteer in Rural Mukono Uganda with VHU
VHU provides an opportunity to volunteer in grass roots projects in rural Uganda. The program site is located about 35km outside of Kampala- in Mukono district, Nakisunga Sub County, Wakoba parish.
As a volunteer, you will experience traditional Ugandan life and participate in daily activities such as visiting elderly villagers, collecting water from a well, teaching children in outside classrooms, assisting in the brick making programs, feeding animals as well as health outreach programs.
The community development projects including pig and poultry house construction and repairs, home repairs, health/HIV/AIDS workshops, youth education, animal rearing, water and sanitation (including well and waterway construction) and project planning and management or other skills that can help us transform this community.
With our volunteer program, you discover the wonders of Uganda, while doing meaningful and rewarding community work. This is a great opportunity to explore life in rural Uganda, live and work amongst the locals and realize one person can make a difference.
Extra activities you will not miss: Village Safari Walks, Boat Riding, Equator safari and photo shots, visiting western Uganda for safaris and more tourist attractions, cultural heritage villages, ancient caves, exotic African birds, legendary Ssezibwa falls, enjoy the natural pollution-free wonderland of beautiful hills and a day trip to Jinja.
Program Dates: Volunteer program runs throughout the year.
Program Duration: Volunteers can choose to volunteer for a period of 1- 8 or more weeks
Placement booking fee: USD$80 paid in 2 weeks time upon acceptance into the program, our program is pretty popular, so try to book as soon as possible. After the Volunteer Coordinator has accepted you into the project, then you will have to pay a non-refundable booking fee.
•1 week- USD$100 •2 weeks-USD$150 •3 weeks- USD$250 •4 weeks and more - USD$350 • Additional Fees: USD$ 80 Airport pickup
The program fees can be paid upon arrival or before departure from your home country for proper preparations of your placement.
Program fees covers:
•Pre-service (e.g. culture, health talk, program orientation, training etc) •Accommodation, Laundry and food during placement with a host family or volunteer house (3 meals a day •Regular ground support
The program fee excludes the following:
•Airfare, Visa and Visa extension fee •Transportation during weekends travel •Gifts to project staff ,and if you wish to buy any; •Pre and post placement period costs •Travel, medical insurances, immunization, and other health expenses •Internet access, telephone, drinks or other costs accrued during training and placement •Personal travel and sightseeing (trekking, jungle safari etc)
Time and Schedule:
Program Length: From 1 to 24 weeks
Program Date: Flexible Start & End Date
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 hour per day
Accommodations: VHU Host Family
Meals: 3 meals a day
Age: 18 years or older,an open mind to new adventures
Apply now and Book a placement to Volunteer with VHU.
How to apply!
Please send a copy of your resume, a list of your skills/interests, and tell us why you want to volunteer in Uganda to firstname.lastname@example.org and Cc: email@example.com. You can also reach Vicent on mobile +256780190961.