Charity helping the local community needs your help in Bududa, Eastern Uganda

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Uganda

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a charity organization registered by Bududa district local Government. We carry out development programmes for marginalized groups like women,children,youths,people with disabilities and elderly.We offer health care in partnership with public and private hospitals.

    We strive to attain a transformed and self sustaining community with Health,Educated and economically empowered members

  • Type of help

    Type of help

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

  • 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

    With us every skill counts,Volunteers will be expected to share with us their skills and offer helping hand to our community members in their respective fields.Volunteers will be attached to families,farmers,groups,schools and health facilities accredited by our organization.
    Help needed:
    1)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.

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

    3) Help in the Kids Club - As a co-facilitator. Helping the leader plan for new creative activities. Identify ways to make the Kids Club financial sustainable and expand. Fund raising ideas for the Club.

    4) Fundraising Activities.
    A volunteer with experience and connections in fundraising is very welcome.We are currently having 4 children diagnosed with heart defects( during our out reach clinics with some American doctors in April 2015). These children are on maintenance medications pending specialist review by a cardiologist and possibly recommended for surgeries.We also have a kid of 1 year whose Left upper and lower limbs were amputated during a domestic violence.She is attempting to walk in vain.These and many other children need financial resources to help them 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 expertize to design an appealing website that will convey all our programs and activities.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English,Luganda,Lugisu,Lusoga

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We currently have modest accommodation with two medium size bedrooms with bedding with power.There are mosquitoes and therefore we sleep under treated mosquito nets.We however,
    experience some power cuts for some hours or a full day.We resort to lanterns and touches to move around the house.
    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.

    Most of our meals are local foods like Matooke(Bananas),Posho(Maize corn), Rice, Bread,Potatoes,Irish potatoes.We are largely vegetarians but we always have beef.
    Our food is not always spiced.
    There are plenty of local fruits like Avocados,Banana ripes,Mangoes,Pineapples,pawpaws from purely organic gardens.For lovers of milk,it is readily available.
    Volunteers will to contribute some cost sharing for food about 4 dollars a day.

    Internet:
    We have internet services both wireless and Local area net works with desktops and laptops.An average of two(2) dollars a day is pretty enough for internet.

  • 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

  • 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



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