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Join our community organization and help rural communities and conserve environment in Tororo, Eastern Uganda

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  • Activité récente: 4 juin 2024

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  2024 

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi!

    My name is Zachery and i'm the Founder and CEO of a not-for-profit, non governmental Community Based Organization First registered in 2020 and then renewed in 2022 operating in the rural area of Tororo District in Eastern Uganda. We are involved in Empowering Vulnerable and Poor communities on Livelihoods Improvement and Environmental wellbeing.

    AREAS OF FOCUS:

    1) Education (School supplies, scholastic materials, sponsorships, school infrastructure among others)

    2) Access to clean and safe water (Drilling Boreholes/ wells, Water harvesting technologies etc)

    3) Economic Empowerment (Provide resources, trainings and opportunities).

    4) Promoting Environmental conservation initiatives (Tree planting, Energy saving technologies, Capacity Building among others)

    Founded in 2019, DA exists to identify, develop and promote talent, projects, programs and activities on and related to the fight against the causes and consequence of poverty, ill health, biodiversity loss and marginalization for livelihoods improvements and Environmental conservation.

    OVERALL OBJECTIVE:
    The overall objective is to promote the Social, Economic, Health, and Environmental wellbeing for Livelihoods improvement and Nature conservation among the poor, Persons with Disabilities, Children, and the Youth in Tororo District and Uganda as a whole.

    MISSION:
    To Provide a comprehensive and sustainable reprieve of poverty, biodiversity loss, misfortune, disability, destitution and hopelessness experienced by individuals, communities and environment in partnership with organizations' involved in the same.

    VISION:
    Address the Causes of poverty, Biodiversity loss and Marginalization and their Consequence.

    ACHIEVEMENT
    -Drilled a community Boreholes providing consistent access to clean and safe water to over 1000 people in Kisia village.
    -Supported 634 children especially disadvantaged girls and boys with scholastic materials distributing 7608 Exercise Books and 3170 Pens and pencils.
    -Sponsored 15 young people to train in different tertiary institutions including training as a nurse, catering service providers and high school by paying their tuition fees
    -Supplied 7 brand new sewing machines and start up fabrics to seven young tailors to start tailoring business.
    -Planted over 7000 trees on degraded habitats and on-farm with communities
    -Supported 10 elderly persons with feeding, housing, medical supplies

    Currently the organization secretariat is headed by the Founder and CEO-Zachery and responsible for the day to day running of the organization. I'm assisted by Joseph who is the programs officer and responsible for coordinating program activities at the organization. In addition, the organization has Finance and administration Officer-Gerald who is responsible for coordinating finance and administration activities of the organization including preparing finance reports and finance management. Henry is the overall community coordinator charged with the responsibility of mobilizing communities and coordination of community activities, while Diana is the Projects Officer and responsible for coordinating Project activities.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bénévolat
    Projets artistiques
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Compagnie pour pers. âgée
    Enseignement
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et construction
    Aide dans une ferme
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique/internet
  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Traveler will benefit from the cultural exchange in the following ways;

    -Visit Cultural sites in Tororo District
    -Learn about Jopadhola Culture, practices and History
    -Visit Tieng Adhola (Cultural Institution of the Jopadhola Community)
    -Climb Tororo Rock-The Eiffel Tower of Tororo
    -Learn Dhopadhola (A luo dilect spoken by the Jopadhola communities) Languange
    -Visit other Places like Falls, National Parks, among others around the Pearl of Africa

    Workawayers will participate in community events and activities where they learn and participate in cultural and community activities

  • Aide

    Aide

    As a community Based Nonprofit Organization involved in empowering rural and disadvantaged communities, we are looking to connect with travelers who can;

    -Support with Fundraising (Both crowdfunding and grant writing)
    -Host or organize events to raise funds/establish partnerships for the organization
    -Teach English and STEM Subjects in Primary and Secondary Schools
    -Participate in Tree Planting and Environment and conservation related Projects
    -Promotion of Energy Saving Technologies
    -Support with computer and Internet for learners and communities
    -Mobilize supplies such as Balls, equipments and other donations to support rural communities
    -Sports training activities for the youth
    -Support with Social Media Marketing
    -Make Visual and Videos to promote our charities activities
    -Become Global volunteer team/representatives to promote and support the organization activities in their community.
    -Participate in Community activities like horticulture and crop cultivation

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Luo: Courant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
    Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    The volunteer will be staying within our home. We have up to Five Single rooms

    A single room will be given to one volunteer or a couple.

    The Bathrooms here are different than in other countries. We have a SQUAT TOILET and a BUCKET SHOWER but after some days you will be used to it.

    Being in the Countryside, we also rely on Solar system which may not be stable depending on the weather

    Yes we give free accommodation.
    We shall provide 3 meals a day for the volunteers.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    -During your free time you could visit and explore different places that 'The Pearl of Africa' Land scape and Biodiversity including Tororo, Osukuru Hills, Mount. Elgon, River Malaba, Mplogoma .

    -You could also visit Tororo and explore the different sceneries' and Hospitality place which you could reach with a boda (motorbike) or Taxi in 30 minutes (Around 6 USD Round Trip).

    It's also possible to visit Mbale City, which is only 1 hour away from Tororo (around 4 USD).

    If you need more tips, feel free to ask Zachery. He's always willing to help you.

  • 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

    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il aimait accueillir les digital nomads.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    There is secure and enough space to host up to 5 campervans

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

  • ...

    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

N° de référence hôte : 775641922866

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