Join us to turn a lodge in Sipi falls into something spectacular

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Uganda

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    The Lodge is situated on an amazing property overlooking Sipi falls located in Sebei region. It's a known spot that many tourists and travelers come to enjoy the landscape of the place. We have a communal bar, restaurant, a view and different walks to different other waterfalls.
    Within the area of our operation, we are surrounded by a number of lodges,campsites and resorts that gives us a chance to extend our services in helping our clients.There are dorms single cottages and camping for all types of travelers. There's a historic estate of the 3rd and last British Governer of Uganda
    We also have another Lodge in Mbale but the work mostly needed will be in Sipi.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Helping with Tourists
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    you can get deep into the Ugandan culture and get along , interact with the staff and learn the local language. The locals also can learn from your volunteering on other experiences you had. You will live a simple life in the small village of Sipi

  • Help

    Help

    We have few things that requires help from the volunteers mostly we want some experienced people with the things below:

    1) We are looking for a skilled carpenter foreman to build a creative thing in the lodge and a skilled carpenter who have a creative mind with construction and have the experience and knowledge to turn them into a very good-end-finish wooden building.
    We would love to share Ideas and see what's best for the lodge

    2) We want someone to Improve and work with our bookings platforms and our social media.

    3) Creating a Website for the lodges.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Local language

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will be provided to stay in a dormitory or a tent, the lodge which will have everything you need to be comfortable, including mosquito nets, bedding etc. with shared bathroom facilities and hot showers.
    And the volunteer will have simple breakfast

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your free time you can check out these things below,

    -SIPI FALLS
    The Sipi river rises on the upper slopes of Mt Elgon before cascading down on the foot hills over 7Km to form series of thee pretty waterfalls cluminating in a 99m drop at an altitude of 1775m aboce the sea level. Not are the falls spectacular, but also are the views of the wide plains disappearing into the below the Kyoga Basin and glimpses of the nearby Elgon peaks and a shadow of Mt Kadam, It's well worth visiting.

    And there are other activites that could be done around
    - Waterfall hikes
    -Coffee tour
    -Upper loop hike
    -Cultural demonstration ( learning Sebei Culture)
    - Sundowner walk
    - Abseiling
    - Rock climbing
    - Cave Adventure
    - Mbale town
    - Wanale Hill
    - Nature walks at Mt Elgon National Park

    And there are other activities can be done outside the region,
    - White Water Rafting
    - Big games Safari
    - Chimpanzee trekking
    - Gorilla trekking

    There's no Internet installed at the moment but it will be done soon.

  • 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

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