Volunteer at home and with a startup business in Entebbe, Uganda

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Ouganda

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  • Description

    Description

    I am married to a medical Doctor and both of us are citizens of Uganda. Uganda is situated in the Eastern part of Africa. Our home is in Lunyo village, a suburb of Entebbe town. Entebbe is 36 kilometres from the Capital City Kampala. Am a Development economist by profession. My wife Dr Josephine and l own a tours and travel business. Those interested in nature contact us through our website,the email is there. We take tourists to visit nature; gorilla trekking is one of them, cultural sites etc. We stay in a three bedroom house, with a compound of green grass and beautiful flowers. We have gardens where we grow food. So there is work to be done at home and in the gardens. Our country is really beautiful worth visiting. It's all green with fresh fruits, beef, food to mention but a few. Near our home there is a big Lake called Victoria with many beaches. There is a wildlife centre. Indeed our country is a touristic attraction. We get fresh fish from fresh waters of our lakes. We have many types of local foods and they are really tasty. Better come and testify yourself. My wife and I founded a start up business in 2013 and have successfully progressed within the last 9 years. Our business engages gorilla trekking, cultural sites visits and other activities as spelt out in our website. We have been able to employ a number of specialized tour guides, thus improving their economic status and instilling confidence in them to handle people from all walks of life. As the business grows we realize that it has not been marketed well locally, regionally and globally.
    Unfortunately we cannot find the right people with the required skills locally. We therefore need to work with volunteers, well equipped with marketing skills and with passion for the East African gorillas, chimpanzees, wildlife and Savannah parks, to help us build a marketing strategy which will boost our tourism business and the tourism sector in the region.
    With our three bedroom house we can accommodate 2 volunteers at ago. If it's a family only one at a time. We have the capacity and are ready to provide our volunteers with free food all the time they spend with us.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bénévolat
    Pratique d’une langue
    Jardinage
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    It's a real entertainment. Learn how we prepare our local dishes. How to make sitting facilities like mats, traditional chairs. Learn about our poetry and many local practices including learning our language.

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide

    Aide

    In our house we need to wash clothes, utensils (cups, plates etc), clean the house, cook food, go shopping, slash the compound, trim the fence etc. We need to dig in the gardens where we grow food. We need experienced volunteers to help us build sound marketing strategies for our tourism business and the tourism sector as a whole.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Luganda, Ganda: Courant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    I know 2 languages my local language (Luganda) and English, but I would also like to learn another language and also teach my local language or English.

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Our home is big enough to accommodate volunteers. It's a three bedroom house with the necessary facilities. Accommodation and food are free for the volunteers.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    During our free time we can go jogging or take a walk. We have a car which can take our volunteers for local sights. There is attractive nature around for visitors to enjoy.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    I now work from home and I have an internet connection in the house. Workawayers who want to work online in their spare time on their own projects are welcome.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    I have a parking space for any size of the vehicle.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    10-25 hours/week @ 5 days








N° de référence hôte : 265918729256