Eastern Uganda Experience

Hearts For Hope Africa
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Coordinator | Ndagire
Coordinator | Ndagire
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High­lights

Experience the Eastern Uganda way of life.
Learn new local language like Luganda and Lusoga by living with a host family and sharing daily life together.
Become more passionate about our major and propel your career with international experience
Make memories you'll never forget during weekend excursion with your fellow participants at our foundation
Enjoy activities like; Quad Biking, canoeing, Tubing, White water rafting, source of the Nile and so many more activities that you will enjoy.
Eastern Uganda is one of the place you can dare miss upon you Travel to Uganda either as Volunteer or as a Tourist as it has some of the best eye catching activities. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+

Have you ever thought of visiting Uganda with a limited budget but wish to Volunteer and Tour at the same time !!!!!

Hearts for Hope Africa have got you covered as have introduce a new program for you where we shall provide you with both Volunteering and Tourism opportunities all in the same spot with our charity Organization. For long we have been thinking of how our Volunteer can work with us at our charity project and in return we provide to them the best Safari experience to the Eastern Uganda where He / She will have the best view of places such as; Source of the Nile, Quad Biking, White water rafting, Canoeing, Mount Elgon and so many more activities.

Some of the charity works you are to be engaged in include;

  • Help in cooking,
  • Help the children do home work
  • Teach English language
  • Community sanitary cleaning
  • Classroom teaching
  • Help in Washing

And so many more activities that make you feel really useful as you enjoy.

If you are to visit us in our program you are advised of the following;

  • You should come with both light and some slightly heavy cloths for both the rainy and dry season as it can rain and shine on the same day in Uganda.
  • You are also advised to come with mosquito repellent because mosquito are always everywhere.
  • You are advised to inform us incase you have any allergies so that we can make a proper arrangement for you hence your safety.
  • You are advised to very much trust and follow the guidance of the host as Uganda has a lot of conmen and may take advantage of you not knowing the areas to steal your properties. But as an Organization we frequently share with you the possible steps conmen may use against you and from time to time you provide you with one or more of our team staffs that can help you out in any area.

Typical day

Organization Program

While at the Organization schools with the children and youths, shall do volunteering work Monday-Friday from 08:00am-17:00pm.

School and Classroom teaching start work at 08:00am, Break time at 10:00am-10:30am, lunch break 1:00pm-02:00pm.

Volunteer are driven from the residence to the Foundation of their choice early in the morning.

TOUR / SAFARI activities program 
A Tour / Safari to the western Uganda ranges from 3 - 14 days and its planned according to the number of weeks you intend to spend with us as a Volunteer.

Activities to enjoy include
  • Quad Biking
  • White water rafting
  • Canoeing
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Source of the Nile
  • Boat ride
  • and so many more
Note: 
Tours and Travels are done after at least a minimum of 4 weeks of volunteer at the Organization project.

Free-time activities

During the weekends volunteers are taken to the visit the various tourist sites in Uganda, visiting the Capital City of Uganda (Kampala).

Chat with fellow volunteers and staff
playing board games
Engaging in Charity community cleaning

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports
Riding

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Mathematics, English and any other foreign language at High School, University level
Required Documents
CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Physical education
Art and craft
Board games
Sports skills
counselling and Guidance.
Fundraising Skills
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 17:00

What's Included

Services by Hearts For Hope Africa
The Prices above include;
Airport pickup and drop
Feeding(Breakfast, Lunch and Diner)
Transport to and from the site every day
Paying utilities at the homestay

SAFARIS
4X4 tourist vehicle
Quad biking
Boat Riding
Visit to the source of the Nile
Hiking at Mountain Elgon
Airport Pickup at Entebbe International Airport
Airport pickup and Drop are included in the program fee
Accommodation
  • While Volunteering, our volunteers are provided a Home-stay at the Director's residence with his family but in private lockable rooms for their privacy.
  • During Safari / Tours, our volunteers are hired affordable yet very nice rooms for their accommodation in depending on the places that are to be visited.

Bedroom (Double) Bedroom (Single) Camping Guest Family Hotel
Food & Beverages
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Diner
  • Non-Alcoholic drinks

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Entebbe International Airport (EBB) in Entebbe. We assist you to find cheap flights to Uganda.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Uganda provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Uganda you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Uganda.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Volunteers are picked from the Airport (Entebbe International Airport) upon arrival and are welcome at any time of the year and any day of the week.

The first day the volunteer arrive at the home stay orientation take place where they are briefed on what to do any when to do it and the third day the volunteers are taken to foundations to start work.

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
5 - 50 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
5 weeks (min. stay)
$700
8 weeks
$1,120
12 weeks
$1,680
20 weeks
$2,800
50 weeks (max. stay)
$7,000
Average fees
$140 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Hearts For Hope Africa will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Hearts For Hope Africa during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Eastern Uganda Experience

Eastern Uganda is one of the place you can dare miss upon you Travel to Uganda either as Volunteer or as a Tourist as it has some of the best eye catching activities.

$140/week

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