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.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Luganda, Ganda: Fluent
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.
We have internet services both wireless and Local area net works with desktops and laptops.
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.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
5 hours a day, 5 days a week