Discover culture in Eastern Uganda and help us support the local community

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Uganda

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello! am mpande daniel, 33, a Ugandan, married with 4 children, 3 boys and one girl, my spouse is Sesilia, just same age with me, i work with an Organization specialized in rescuing casualties affected by accidents, sudden illnesses and big disasters. we as well do sensitization about accidents of various kinds including home accidents, road accidents, wild disasters and many others, just to enlighten people of how they can give FIRST AID to themselves and the immediate neighbor. the work is interesting because it develops love of a neighbor as your self, reflected in the bible Luke 10:27 - 32, the story of the good samaritan.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    we hope that our visitors will experience a lot of life experience as they will realise an African culture: way of living, diet, touring physical features more especially beautiful sceneries, like water falls, source of the nile, mountain hiking, game parks, and many more: language, singing and drama, fresh fruits etc.

  • Help

    Help

    my workplace/organization has many objectives, which can not limit any traveller from visiting us, however being specialized in health/emergency rescue service, we would wish to have someone with skills in health care, but the opportunity is open for anyone because any skill is very important in our service delivery. eg entrepreneurship, project management, information technology, charity work, pastoration to mention.
    Providing Emergency Rescue Service and Giving First Aid to victims of accidents and provision of safe transport to casualties and pregnant mothers in labor pains to hospital.
    Training the community in health care and Environmental health
    Training of Emergency Rescue Technicians, establishment of Emergency Rescue Centers, Highway and Village Emergency clinics and Ambulance services.


    Hello ,
    Thanks very much for your concern on the tasks that our visitors the volunteers will be doing when they come.
    We will be expecting from the volunteers to do the following tasks as listed below within one to two month of their stay with us :
    1. The volunteers will be participating in Training the communities on emergency rescue skills in case of any domestic accident’s like
    • Snake bits,
    • Burns from fire,
    • Car accidents ,
    • Drawing in any water body,
    • Electricity sock.
    2. The volunteers will train the communities skills on how to give First Aid to the patient who has got an accident and how to reach the patient to the hospital.
    3. The volunteers will help to train the communities on how to rescue the injured people out of danger and to medical help as quickly as possible.
    4. They will also train the people in the communities on how to read and follow the road signs and symbols in order to prevent them from road accidents.
    5. The volunteers will be participating in training the youth about Sex education to avoid one of the biggest problem of early marriage facing in our country Uganda.
    6. Our volunteers will learn more on our culture as we also learn foreign culture. Like cooking our traditional foods as we also learn how foreign food is cooked.
    7. The volunteers will train the staff on project management skills
    8. Our volunteers will be having special days of touring and visiting our beautiful water fall like:
    • visiting the source of the Nile
    • Mountain climbing and viewing the fall waters
    • Visiting game parks to view the animals, different spices of birds.
    • Visiting different schools
    • Visiting the culture sites, enjoying the cultural music and dance.

    Thanks very much we are expecting to hear from you soon.
    Daniel, Director

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english and luganda

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    yaah our visitors will have a real african life experience, as they will be sharing exactly our accommodation, in that they shall stay with us at our homes and have fun with our family members.
    being that we are health workers we ensure good hygiene and sanitation as a means of disease prevention and normal life experience, (good bathrooms, toilets, beddings, and environment.)

    Our visitors will enjoy the African traditional food and we shall teach them how it is prepared as they also teach as how their foreign food is prepared.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    we promise our visitors to have many co-curriculars during their free time: like touring, sports, participating in cultural dramas, narrating stories both of African tradition and foreign,
    we have various means of transport, but it shall always depend on the destination including bicycles, motorcycles and vehicles as well.
    Our volunteers will be having special days of touring and visiting our beautiful water fall like:
    • visiting the source of the Nile
    • Mountain climbing and viewing the fall waters
    • Visiting game parks to view the animals, different spices of birds.
    • Visiting different schools
    • Visiting the culture sites, enjoying the cultural music and dance.

  • 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

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Accommodation
come and tour we us
our traditional food
Director the organization
MOBILIZATION OF THE AFFECTED LIMB
WELL TRAINED TEAM AT THEIR PASSOUT
Host ref number: 953196527818