Help needed in our Charity Medical Clinic and kindergarten in Bududa and Manafwa district in Eastern Uganda.

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Uganda

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a charity organization registered to operate in Bududa and Manafwa district local Government. We offer curative and preventive health services in our private health centre,educational programmes in our primary school and social development programmes for marginalized groups like women,children,youths,people with disabilities and elderly located in a mountainous terrain.
    Welcome to enjoy the cool weather,green mountainous terrain and hospitable community.
    Due to heavy influx of patients daily ,we need passionate health workers dedicated to save life.
    Determined teachers with skills to train kindergarten are required due to insufficient local teachers.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Companion
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Charity work
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • 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

    Volunteers can have opportunity to learn new languages since our region contains people from different places,tour places like mt Elgon nation game park with monkeys. beautiful landscape around mt elgon,Namisindwa caves, Sipi falls that look so attractive.
    Its interesting for volunteers to watch our cultural dances during circumcision,sonja dance,inemba its all fun.

  • Help

    Help

    We believe that intergration of our ideas with local and international partners can lead to a transformed community.Volunteers will be expected to share with us their skills and offer a helping hand to our community members in their respective fields.Volunteers will be attached to our health facility, families and kindergarten and groups under our organization.
    Help needed:
    1)Curative health care services:
    The clinic has outpatient department with the following activities:family planning,taking vitals,triage,registering,history taking vitals,examination,laboratory services,diagnosis ,prescription and follow up visits
    Inpatient department activities includes:Admission,administering drugs,treatment and performing medical and nursing procedures.Volunteers can participate in the services above under supervision by a local health worker.

    2)Guidance and Counseling services
    We deal with poor families,broken families (single parents), abandoned children who need a lot of counseling. Volunteers with counseling skills will help us so much in this field.This entails home visiting,Meeting affected children at schools with their teachers.

    3)Community health out reaches
    We conduct routine outreaches every Thursday and Friday to sensitize children in schools,home and community gatherings on healthy issues, carry out basic examinations like nutrition assessments,blood pressure,dental hygiene,skin diseases,HIV test. Volunteers are very much needed to team up with us in these out reaches.

    4) Help in the Kids Club - As a co-facilitator. Helping the leader plan for new creative activities.Inspire and activate children's' inner potential. Identify ways to make the Kids Club financially sustainable and expand. Fund raising,contributing ideas for the Club.

    5) Fundraising Activities.
    A volunteer with experience and connections in fundraising is very welcome.We have over 50 orphans attending kindergarten whose parents were lost due landslides and other unavoidable circumstances.These children need scholastic materials and other basic necessities which they cannot afford.They need to be supported. to realize their dreams in life.
    5)WEBSITE
    We currently don't have a website to show the world who we are and yet this is critical in the present day. We need a volunteers with the expertise to design an appealing website that will convey all our programs and activities.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Luganda, Ganda: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We currently have modest accommodation with two medium size bedrooms with bedding with solar power.There are treated mosquito nets on every bed.
    We also don't have running water for shower and flash toilets.We have clean pit latrines. Clean and safe Water is available,it is stored collected and carried in containers. Boiled water for drinking is always prepared daily by mama sarah.
    Most of our meals are local foods like Matooke(Bananas),Posho(Maize corn), Rice,Potatoes,Irish potatoes.We are largely vegetarians but we sometimes have beef twce a week.
    Our food is not always spiced.
    There are plenty of local fruits like Avocados,Banana ripes,Mangoes,Pineapples,pawpaws ,guavas from purely organic gardens.For lovers of milk,it is readily available.
    Volunteers who need special food will need to make a contribution to purchase from supermarket forinstance animal proteins,processed foods like bread,pastor and others.
    Internet:
    We have internet services both wireless and Local area net works with desktops and laptops.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our group creates ample leisure time to learn language/cultures,indoor &out door games.Our volunteers shall have opportunity to tour the beautiful sceneries that make Uganda truly the pearl of Africa like the source of the Nile,Mt Elgon,Sipi fall,Busitema forest reserve to see Baboons.Itanda fall in Jinja.These outing will cost some charge in form of entry fee,transport and of course Lunch/dinner may be relatively more expensive prompting us to request our volunteers to meet these individual expenses.

  • 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

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week



Host ref number: 778519351332