| Volunteer Abroad in Uganda – United Planet – 6 or 12 Months
United Planet's volunteer abroad Quests offer volunteers a unique blend of work, cultural immersion, and fun. Ages 18 and up are invited to enroll. Live in Uganda for 6 or 12 months and volunteer teaching English, assisting disadvantaged children, working on conservation projects and more! Volunteers live with a local host family, participate in cultural activities and excursions, and receive 24/7 support – a true immersion experience that allows you to build relationships that last a lifetime.
|| Dates: Quests depart in January or August
Cost: Varies with duration of your stay. Please visit our website for details.
Contact: United Planet, 11 Arlington St, Boston MA 02116, USA.
Tel.: 800-292-2316 or 617-267-7763.
|Volunteer Abroad in Uganda from US$270
Affordable volunteer opportunities available in Kampala, Uganda. Volunteers can participate in Teaching, Orphanage work, Sports Education, HIV/AIDS Work, Medical
Placement and Construction and Renovation. Programs start on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month and volunteers can volunteer anywhere from one week to six months. IVHQ sends over 5000 volunteer
travelers worldwide annually — one of the world's most popular volunteer placement organizations!
|| Dates: Programs start on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. Duration: Volunteers can volunteer anywhere from one week to six months.
Cost: Program Fees start from US$70.
Contact: International Volunteer HQ, PO Box 8273, New Plymouth, NEW ZEALAND.
Tel.: +64 6 758 7949.
Up Front Volunteers needed: Teachers/Dentists/Nurses/Medical Lab Technicians/Non-health Workers
Volunteers are needed to teach English, mathematics, art and drama in a local primary school.
Health workers—both professional and non-professional—are needed to help in a local clinic to assist in the treatment of simple diseases.
Volunteers will realize that working in Africa is a bit challenging but well worth the time. They will benefit from the experience of working with adults and children from a culture quite different from their own.
Many people cannot afford to go to school and don’t have basic health care so we need hands-on help in different fields.
|| Dates: Open
Cost: Programs from US$150 per week
Contact: Sarah Kigoyem, Up Front Volunteers, Plot 16b Martin Road, Kampala, P.O. Box 26025, Kampala, Uganda.
Tel.: +256 0773832376
Global Volunteer Network in Africa
Volunteer in Uganda
Provide education for AIDS orphans, help families to gain economic independence and instruct the community about health issues.
Contact: email@example.com, www.globalvolunteernetwork.org
Kyabirwa Primary School Volunteer Project
An ethical and inexpensive volunteer project the aims of which are to develop the school so that the children receive a better education to enhance their lives and that of their future families. The very small profit from the volunteer fee after feeding and housing the volunteers and any gifts received are ploughed back into the school to provide necessary infrastructure and resources. No-one takes any profit from the project. Teachers and non teachers are welcomed as are carpenters, builders, electricians, plumbers, painters, odd job men, sports people. TEFAL and TESL teachers needed. Whatever your skill, there will be a job you can do to help us. So please come soon!
Contact: Uganda, Moses Owino +256782460012; UK contact: Ann Chawner, +442392240729. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or through the website, www.volunteerugandaschool.org.
Paying volunteers participate in a variety of community projects in Uganda.
Real Africa Excursions Ltd.
Volunteer work visits and vacations, missions trips, school-college or youth exchange visits, cultural and community excursions, to Uganda and Kenya, for groups and individuals. Have you ever wished to go to Africa have fun and also make a difference in the lives of the people you meet? Explore Africa while assisting those who are less fortunate? Come to Africa with us and make this an unforgettable experience.
Contact: email@example.com, www.real-africa.co.uk
Soft Power Education
British registered charity that is refurbishing and assisting government primary schools in Uganda. Self-funding volunteers stay for up to 3 months.
Contact: P.O. Box 1346, Jinja, Uganda, East Africa; 011-256-78-306614; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.softpowereducation.com. Admin office in the U.K.: 55 Guildhall St., Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1QF, England.
United Children’s Fund
East Africa aid organization that places self-funding volunteers in Ugandan clinics, schools, farms, etc. for short periods or six months.
Contact: P.O. Box 20341, Boulder, CO 80308-3341; 800-615-5229, www.unchildren.org.
Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 100 countries every year, including Uganda! Project cost starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of project include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art and culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 30,000 volunteers worldwide and organized more than 850 volunteer projects in North America. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at VFP.org!