A typical day for a volunteer

A typical day for a volunteer

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8.00 Latest Rise and shower 8.30 Breakfast 9.00    Setting off to field work/ Office work starts Help with office work, programming, grants and donation research, volunteer search and program awareness and sharing of innovative ideas and carrying out designed program or project. 10.00 Working on field project, teaching, building, planting trees, painting etc. 13.00 Lunch break 14.00 Help with evening children after class project as an Assistant Trainer or make crafts with the children or help them with reading etc or Home Study visit to assess, at a destitute family home, how they can best be supported with a limited budget, community outreaches etc. 16.00 Play games with the children. The boys are soccer mad! The girls love netball, rounders and so on. Discussion with youth at the Centre…
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Best Uganda Volunteer Program

Best Uganda Volunteer Program

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Volunteering in Uganda is a stimulating and provoking experience. Ssamba Foundation’s Uganda volunteer program enables you to absorb the fascinating Ugandan culture whilst sharing your knowledge and skills with the host communities. Best Uganda Volunteer Program The volunteer projects will provide an unforgettable eye opening experience for a gap year, vacation, spring break, summer break or career break for groups and individual travelers. Like no other country, Uganda represents the changing faces of recent history. Behind the people's optimism and the country’s beauties lie the horrors and ruins of a dark and gloomy past. However, Uganda is more than worth a visit - not just because of its awesome landscapes and its incredible bio-diversity. It is simply moving to see how the people overcome the nightmares of the past and…
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Uganda Volunteer Placements

Uganda Volunteer Placements

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Ssamba Foundations hosts volunteers in various schools and community programs in Mukono District. Below you will find a brief introduction to our Mukono district. We are privileged to work in some of the most beautiful rural communities in Uganda. These wonderful communities also have some of the poorest people and at-risk youth and children. All our projects are privately funded in the majority of cases. We rely, not only on individual volunteer’s help to carry out the work, but also their financial support. By choosing to support these projects with both your time and money, we know that that your work has helped to make the world a slightly easier place to live in for some of the poorest people. These rural communities have no welfare opportunities. The things you…
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Volunteering Opportunities in Mukono

Volunteering Opportunities in Mukono

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Volunteering Opportunities in Mukono Uganda! Ssamba Foundation recruits and hosts volunteers within our projects in Mukono, Uganda. Through our Uganda volunteer Program, we aim to build the capacities of local projects and to raise awareness around the world about the successes and challenges of life in Uganda. Isaac Ssamba is a Ugandan who came up with an idea to build an organization that puts money and skills into the grassroots and underprivileged communities of Mukono, Uganda. The Ssamba Foundation was founded in 2006 and it operates in Uganda especially in Mukono. We have been hosting volunteers since June, 2007. Many local communities are vulnerable and lack the money and skills to grow themselves. We hope that with our Uganda volunteer program in place, our communities will overcome some of the…
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Volunteering in Uganda Program

Volunteering in Uganda Program

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Volunteering in Uganda Program! At Ssamba Foundation, all of our projects have been formulated by our team, to give our self funding volunteers the most meaningful of experiences when they join our volunteering in Uganda program. We take pride in our Uganda Volunteer Program and wish to ensure that our volunteers will benefit the community in a favorable way while on their once in a life time journey. The main objective our Uganda Volunteer Program is to help more people gain the life changing, life affirming experiences that volunteering in Uganda program can give. We are committed to enabling skill transfer, enabling projects in Uganda to access different skill sets and to helping volunteers realize the value they can add using the skills they hold. Volunteering in Uganda program allows…
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Uganda Mabira Forest Zip Lining

Uganda Mabira Forest Zip Lining

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Enjoy and explore the Mabira Forest canopy with Wanderlust Adventures' Uganda Mabira Forest Zip Lining experience. The Uganda Mabira Forest zip lining experience will carry you above the tallest jungle trees in this rainforest. Seekers of adventure and adrenaline experiences during a volunteering safari in Uganda can get such an experience at griffin falls camp in Mabira forest which is located just 1 hr 4 min (35.2 km) via Kampala–Jinja Hwy from our Kyampisi Backpackers Home. While high up in the canopy, you will be able to enjoy views of the different forest layers, hear the roaring sound of the griffin falls and mammals like the red-tailed and grey-cheeked mangabeys, birds like the great blue turaco, long-tailed cuckoo, grey parrot, African fish eagle and the palm nut vulture. The Mabira…
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Sipi Falls Abseiling Experience

Sipi Falls Abseiling Experience

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The Sipi Falls Abseiling Experience can only be done during the 2 Days Sipi Falls Safari. The area around the Sipi Falls is serene place that cannot be enjoyed in one day, hence the reason we recommend and organize a 2 days’ tour to Sipi Falls at the Mt. Elgon. Apart from the main activity of hiking to see the three Sipi falls, our volunteers and tourists alike can choose to take part in other activities within the area such as the Sipi Falls Abseiling Experience. Abseiling refers to the skill of climbing down steep rocks or slopes with a firm device fastened to your harness. The Sipi Falls are arguably the best place for abseiling. Well trained guides arrange for abseiling on a certain section of the main Sipi…
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