Share hope and experience our youth and community development project in rural Masaka in Uganda.

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Uganda

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a child ,youth and community development organisationand shall always stand to be social , a non profit organisation very committed to helping our people have life to all its fullest in Kyanamukaka subcounty in Masaka District in Uganda.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    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

    We promise you a fun and surprising time. You will work among locally grown up, teens and children, get to know the Ugandan way of life and will be rewarded by the purity of our children’s smiles every day.
    You will get to know country life and learn Africa from the inside out. We are happy to teach you our language (Luganda) and cooking our local Ugandan dishes.
    We believe that experience is the best teacher and there is a lot you can learn here.
    English, Luganda

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    As a grass root CBO Our vision and long-term goal for the project is to be self-sustainable in health and educational needs for our vulnerable groups of people.
    Do you have experience in working or living with children and would like to spend time and share some love with us? You are more than welcome to come and join our efforts. We urgently need support in marketing, online communication and fundraising. You can help us by working on online content support and attracting donors so that we can create new projects that make us independent from outside income sources.
    We have many activity opportunities for our volunteers. In our implementing nursery school , you can engage by teaching and interacting with the children. Besides that we conduct cycling races that is open for the whole community youth to join to adventure the village’s scenary
    You can also help us with the construction of a a classroom block that will give a better and conducive learning environment for our children

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Homestay
    We work in rural Manywa village in Masaka district 45 minutes drive from Masaka town via Bukoba road to Manywa village . There is electricity and running water. Safe drinking bottled water is readily available for purchase in the nearby small shops.
    BEDS:
    Single beds, pillow, sheets and a mosquito nets.
    Homestay, the volunteer will be staying at host family / with me and my family. He/she will have his/her own private room with a bed, mosquito net and electricity for light and charging.
    Meals
    Variety
    Our kitchen has a firewood stove and charcoal stove, we shall provide you with three meals a day on our local vegetarian menu.
    Breakfast is made of tea or coffee with or without milk ,bread, eggs, flied cassava, popcorns ,chapts, porridge and fruits.
    Lunch is made of matooke ,rice ,posho , Irish potatoes or sweet potatoes ,cassava ,yams, and sauce with beans ,groundnuts and beef and fruits.
    Dinner is same with lunch but varied in distribution.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Once you are in Masaka town we can collect you from the bus stop for free and from the airport we can still pick you BUT you contribute towards transport.
    In Masaka, we usually get around on bodabodas (motorbike taxis). In the next bigger village Masaka town there are public buses/matatus heading to Kampala, buses to Western and Southern Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda and from our it is only a forty-five minutes drive to the free public ferry that closes to Ssese Islands on Lake Victoria.

  • 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

  • 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: 759821492697