Learn about our culture and enjoy our Eco Farm, rukungiri, Uganda



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    Eco Farm Uganda is an eco-friendly farm located in western Uganda, its a site ideal for residential internships and offering unique escapades in homes away from Home on a Rural African Family Farm.
    We have a number of 4 paid workers on the farm who help in doing different kinds of work
    For Someone wishing to escape the ordinary and experience a life on an African Stallholder Family Farm, Eco Farms Uganda has got you covered.

    Our Target audience includes:
    Persons interested in cross cultural exchanges
    Young Farmers In and Out of School wishing to build agro ecotourism facilities from scratch
    Peer Farmer Families interested in smallholder Farming as a business
    Farm-Stay Enthusiasts
    Detox Staycation lovers

    We offer experiences and services including:
    Day guided on farm experience tours and community tours
    On-Farm camp fire
    Coffee Experience
    Cultural dance
    Healing Hotspring relaxation bath coupled with community cultural exchange
    Inspirational Visit to a community transformed by tourism through medicine
    Adoptable Best practices in smallholder Farming as a Business
    Chicken egg collection
    Hand milking cows
    Honey gathering
    Earth bag building
    Self catering kitchen
    Camping Garden
    Outdoor gaming space
    Camping floral and pond-side gardens
    Secure Parking
    Satellite TV

    Our Mission:
    Promoting green tourism through Agro-eco-tourism, agribusiness activities in the communities and enhancing positive youth engagements in Agro-ecology.

    Our Values: Team work (we work together), Spirituality (with godliness), Innovation (establishing simple, liveable and creative lifestyles)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    It's a heartwarming experience to meet the local family and bond for a lifelong family relationship with a new found Rural African Smallholder Farming Family.

    Seeing and enjoying the new means of lifestyles be it family cultural foods, communication, friendliness etc is also an experiencial learning of a life lived in a different ways

    Cultural immersion into a Rural African Smallholder Farmer Family lifestyles
    On Farm Edutainment
    Family and group bonding-you come as a stranger and leave as family
    Detox staycation-fruit, tuber, fish, veggie diets all from nature harvested from our farm
    Re-Investment for fundamental improvement of community livelihoods

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    A volunteer can participate in painting, DIY garden project concepts, , deliver milk we supply in afternoons and many other activities on the farm.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    am interested in learning new languages and also sharing local languages here in Uganda

  • Accommodation


    Farm stay. Homestay - room - see pic
    We offer 3 meal each day

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    our location is central to most tourist attractions as below.
    we are less than 100kms from Queen Elizabeth national park
    we are close to Lake Bunyonyi Uganda's deepest fresh water lake
    many hot-springs surround us
    kisiizi waterfalls is less than 50kms from the farm
    cultural and nature walks can be done around the villages around
    we offer transport and guiding services with travel advisory services in Uganda.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    we have an internet library and space for any internet users. convenient with proper network

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 254925143281