Women Empowerment Volunteer Positions


The Exchange

Volunteer on this project, you will work closely with local community centers, providing support to women and their families. You role will be focused on providing mentoring support around management,​ ​​financing and educational development to increase independence among the women and allow mothers to better support their families. Many of the women’s groups are involved in craft​-making through basket weaving, sewing, tailoring and etc


Title

8 hours of help per day

Social Work: Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.


What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

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.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Requirements

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Women in Uganda can face a range of challenges, including discrimination, low social status, lack of economic self-sufficiency, and greater risk of HIV/AIDS infection.

The aim of the project is to provide support to young women in developing the skills needed to carry out income-generating​ ​activities so they can provide for themselves and their families.

If you’re someone who is interested in promoting better opportunities for women in Uganda, this is a rewarding project to support.

As a volunteer on the Women’s Education project, you will work closely with local community centers, providing support to women and their families. You role will be focused on providing mentoring support around management,​ ​​financing and educational development to increase independence among the women and allow mothers to better support their families. Many of the women’s groups are involved in craft​-