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NGO Jinja, Uganda

5.0
41 reviews41

Bring your knowledge about arts and crafting to our Foundation!


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Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
21 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Make a real social impact
21 travelers really felt their social impact working with this host
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

20h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Additional Fee
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What you get

1

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Tent
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
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The Experience

Volunteers will help us bringing their ideas here about arts and crafting and we will teach you how to make our local art crafting. We make bracelets, neckclaces, bags, baskets and lots of more things for selling to help our children Foundation!

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Additional Fee Required

Volunteers contribute 11 euros per day this inclusive breakfast, lunch, dinner and accomodation and to cover expenses of maintenance, financing the Foundation

Requirements

  • Beginner English
  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

Whats Not Included

Topics Not Included

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Availability

Sep
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Feb
Stay at least
1 week

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41 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

4.5

NGO

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

21 Immersing in the local culture

21 Creating true social impact

18 Meeting locals

18 Meeting international travelers

16 Get in touch with nature

13 Practicing English

Ecuador

5

It was my first solo travel experience and I loved it. I got to meet people that will always stay close to my heart and that made me feel home since I arrived. We went on a safari, that was awesome. If you’re not interest on it, you can do other activities that are according to your budget. Since I came, most of the kids were on vacation, but still there was a class with kids and we got to play, dance, sing and painting faces. We also worked on the library construction and farming. Come with an open heart and whatever time you come, you will be able to help and have fun :)

30 days ago

Belgium

5

50 days spent here, difficult to describe this experience in words. It was incredible and it will stay with me for life.
This is a real family, and you become part of it the second you step foot in the house. The school is amazing, the kids even more!
I personally also got to do construction/farming work during the weeks there was no school, wich I enjoyed a lot.
If you do not like this experience: you are the problem, not the experience. (Saying this cuz comment of vol. Lorena: absolute bullshit, 1: no malaria here 2: you were literally never doing anything except sitting on the 💺






about 1 month ago

Paraguay

4

I volunteered here for 25 days, from July 20th to August 16th 2022. We had a hard time getting use to the life in Uganda, the activities could have been organized in a better way, some days you have a lot to do but other days there’s absolutely nothing to do and you just stay at the house bored. Be careful with bacterias and malaria, however hospitals in Uganda are better than expected. Emma offered a safari which cost €365 per person, i which I could have know it earlier to put it on my budget. At the end we had a great time here, but we just wish Emma have told us that kids are in holiday

about 1 month ago


Emmanuel replied

It’s only you who had hard time to fit with the conditions since you had no open heart at first
Weekends are free days and the time you were here the kids were at school, just you had no self motivated activities to them like the way other volunteers do it.
For the safaris I told you about it before coming here and when you came here you said your daddy didn’t carry his card and more money.
For the coming volunteers don’t worry about malaria and bacteria it’s not the order here
We be at school Monday to Friday
Come with an open heart and mind you will have the best

Romania

5

I arrived late in the evening in Namulesa. I only had time to meet everyone. Next day I woke up HOME and with a FAMILY that will stay in my heart forever, wherever I will be. You'll learn how to be content with little and find happiness in simplicity. You'll experience PURE LOVE if you go with an opened heart and mind.

2 months ago

Mexico

5

I don’t have words to express this volunteering but if you’re looking for a REAL AFRICAN EXPERIENCE and you’ve an open heart, this is you’re call.
I’ve a family in Uganda and they’ve a home in Mexico. The hostesses, staff and children are truly and amazing persons, we have so much fun, I’ve experienced the culture, they’re open to innovative ideas for the school and the whole Foundation.
I’ve gave and received a lot, a LOT OF LOVE. You’re the best volunteering guys and am so thankful for you to open your house and heart to this international travelers. Sis and bro, see you again!!!

3 months ago

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