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Uganda: Orphanages

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months

Dates

Throughout the year

Qualifications

No qualifications required

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

Varies by duration. Contact us for details.

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

- Pre-departure Support: International Volunteers' 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: Our 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

  • Aids
  • Education
  • Orphans
  • Youth

Typical Volunteer

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

Age Range

18 and up

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume