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Women's Empowerment Projects in Uganda

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Program Duration

5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month, 7-12 Month

Term

Throughout the year

Dates

Throughout the year

Intern Types

  • Agriculture
  • Agronomy
  • Counseling
  • Development
  • Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family and Home Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Women's Studies

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

Starting at USD 1,125 for four weeks

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Pre-departure Support: ELI's staff is very knowledgeable and happy to help volunteers and interns to prepare for their travels.

Airport Pickup: Volunteers are met at the airport in Entebbe and given a ride to Iganga where the projects are based.

In-country Orientation: Each volunteer program starts with a one to two day orientation which covers important topics on the logistics of living and working in Uganda, registration with local authorities, using transportation, and the culture of Uganda.

In-country Staff Support: ELI's Uganda coordinator has years of experience working with Ugandan NGOs and international volunteers. He is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

Accommodations: Participants stay with a local host family and experience day to day Ugandan family life.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Academic Reinforcement
  • Adult Education
  • Agriculture
  • Aids
  • Appropriate Technology
  • Banking
  • Business
  • Childcare/children
  • Clerical And Office Work
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Community Health
  • Community Organizing
  • Computer Training
  • Consciousness-raising
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Family Planning
  • Gender Issues
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Income-generation
  • Legal Aide
  • Literacy
  • Marketing
  • Micro-enterprise
  • Microcredit
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Office Work
  • Organic Farming
  • Organizational Development
  • Popular Education
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Services, Social Work
  • Teaching Accounting
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical ELI volunteer. We work with people from all over the world and a variety of backgrounds. ELI has placed volunteers ranging in age from 18-81. Successful volunteers are flexible, upbeat, energetic, and inquisitive.

Age Range

18 and older

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Written Application