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NGO Jinja, Uganda

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Join us volunteering with our wonderful kids

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Immerse yourself in the local culture
4 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with the locals
4 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Tour Guide
Organize and lead tours around the city.
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
Perform to entertain guests, children or local communities.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get


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.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Join us volunteering with our children foundation and helping our kids with their homework, their games, escorting them to school and spending wonderful times with all of them. You will discover and live like we do here in Africa and it will be an unforgetable experience for you and for all of our children who love all foreign volunteers. We are more than happy to see our kids smiling and having fun meeting all of you!

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Additional Fee Required

11 dollars per day for maintenance and financing our activities and the foundation


  • Beginner English
  • Between 18 and 80 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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18 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

4 Meeting locals

4 Immersing in the local culture

4 Creating true social impact

4 Get in touch with nature

3 Meeting international travelers

3 Practicing English



I will forever value the opportunity to have such an unforgettable experience at Rebuild Hope. Emma, and all the kids welcomed me into their home with an incredible hospitality on the very first day. They do an amazing job getting you involved with every aspect of day-to-day work at the foundation and they are more than willing to accomodate and plan around any specific activities that you want to try during your time here. I learned an unbelievable amount of new skills (farming, cooking, teaching, construction, and some lusoga). Do not make the mistake of letting this experience pass you by!

25 days ago



I 100% recommend this trip for so many reasons! First of all, I have never felt home as fast as I did here, Emma and Lydia are so kind and lovely that makes you feel part of the family. The kids bring so much joy to the house with their games, laughs and conversations. The food always tastes amazing and they make it with so much love and care. The environment is always happy and sunny, make sure you always look at how pretty the blue sky and the stars are here!!! Also, Emma is such a good host and will show you around as much as he can! The only bad part is that you never want to leave! Haha

about 1 month ago



I felt at home since the first moment living with the kids and being envolved in their life. There are no words to describe that experience.
Unfortunately, I had many problems with Emma. He thinks that volunteers are objects and he owns them. He was talking about "contracts" when theres are not any. He just cares about the money; not about the job that you are doing. He is throwing many people away from the foundation. Just because they don't think in the same way as him.I hope that the bad part of my review doesn't change your mind about going because you won't regret it at all.

2 months ago

Emmanuel replied

She is the worst volunteer we have had at our project with her friend, she thought she can rule our project, with being in love with their boyfriend, she wasn't respectful to our rules thats why she left before and we have not reviewed her .
Sorry your one review out of the 15 cannot affect us due to your own interests
And sorry if you don't respect our rules, I always told you find another place

United States


I have traveled a lot and this was my most favorite trip. I was welcomed with open arms and such hospitality. Emmanuel and Lydia were amazing hosts and the children are wonderful. I got to see a lot of culture and learn so much. Teaching the children of the community was so special. I can't wait to be back and stay for a longer time. I am so thankful for this opportunity and getting to stay in the beautiful village. Thank you Emma and everyone on your team!

3 months ago



Amazing. There are no words to describe this magnificent experience. Emmas and Lidi are incredible hosts, and together with Joseph, they form a beautiful and blessed team. The food is amazing, a real immersion in Ugandan culture. The cultural impact is huge, I was certainly transformed by everything I saw and lived in those very special days. I must emphasize, this is a serious, well-structured project, which is aiming at growth and quality. Come to take care of the children - the great jewel of this fantastic place and be richly blessed.

3 months ago

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