Help promote sustainable conservation and ecotourism as well as community development in Kisoro, Uganda



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    My name is Happy a co-founder of a Conservation Foundation working with Bwindi and communities adjacent to it with aim of promoting sustainable conservation and eco tourism as well as community development.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    They will inmerse in the local community culture, beautiful nature, they will be in touch with nature with high chances of seeing wild animals like monkeys, baboons, waterbuck, elephants, antelope and maybe gorillas and exchange of ideas, skills and making new friends.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We are building a wood restaurant and rooms for volunteers at the top of Bugabira Hill in Rushaga village in front of Bwindi impenetrable national park home of almost half of the remaining world's gorilla population. We are looking for people with skills in construction, painting and designing.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We have three options;
    1. One room with two deckers(4 beds) only for volunteers
    2. One room with two beds
    3. Camping site in case you prefer to use your own tent.
    There is toilets and showers.
    There is a kitchen where you can cook your meals(in the market you can find fresh vegetables and other foods as well as on our gardens) and some time we can share meals. 3 meals in a day will be provided that is breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    On your free time you can have community walks, nature walks, play football with the community and in weekend you can have short tours to lake mutanda, lake bunyonyi, visit Virungas and queen Elizabeth national park.

    You can find shared transportation from Kisoro Town to Rubuguri (30 KMS unpaved road) Monday and Thursday around 2:00pm the price is around 5,000 Uganda shillings.
    If you are hitchhiking you can ask to the truck drivers, although it can take time waiting

  • 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

  • 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

    Dogs and cats

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 677124375382