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Coordinator | Kateregga
Coordinator | Kateregga
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Experience the Ugandan / African way of life and enjoy the local meal.
Learn new commonly spoken languages in Uganda such as, Luganda.
Become more passionate about your major and propel your career with international experience
Make memories you'll never forget during weekend excursions with your fellow participants
Visit a number of national parks, kampala city, water falls, equator and many more
Education to every child should be the very first priority every one should put emphasis on. Because when they are the leaders of Tomorrow. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+

Volunteer Opportunity Awaits is a charity organization that was set up Kateregga Jethro who is a teacher by profession.

His aim in starting Volunteer Opportunity Awaits was to help the unprivileged children, orphaned children and youths have a home-like environment rather than an orphanage home to help them have access to better Education, Medication care, parental love and care, small interest-free loans, hands on skills, guidance and counseling and so many more.

Volunteers can always be involved in our various projects we have as a teacher, counselor and so many more skills that the volunteers may have that some of our volunteer program include;

Schools Outreach Programs focus on building and empowering on-going school children with life skills and positive values in life through teaching Godly character among the children accompanied with various social life aspects for example Health and Sanitation, Abstinence, Purity, and English language as an official medium of communication. We do conduct these sessions in our primary schools where a group of volunteers alongside the school teachers in that particular school trains students practically relating the above. Basing on children ages, we do classify the students in workshops regarding their ages to enable trainers or volunteers be in position to teach the students very well.

Our schools Outreach Program happen once in every months. Once we get ready and interested Volunteers we schedule up a day for this programs and they are  taken the selected class and carry out our activities with the students.

Our school Outreach program does not segregate children in regards to denominational backgrounds or according to ability.

While Traveling to Uganda to Volunteering, a volunteer is advised to bring some light and thick clothes for hot and relatively cold season that may happen both in the same day. Well as mosquito repellents for the case of camping.

We need committed volunteers because our volunteers a times work from remote areas and a times suburbs so those areas may a times need someone who is committed to help.

While at the Foundation volunteers shall be staying at the Director's residence that is 24 kilometers from Kampala along Nakasongola highway and will be helped by the volunteer coordinator at the foundation.

Volunteers while coming need to come with light clothes, some sweaters for the rainy season and mosquito repellents for camping since in Uganda our climate is Equatorial it can rain and shine in the same day.

At our foundation are essential urgent needs lie in scholastic materials, reading books, clothing, hand work machines like {sewing machines, used/new computers, hair dryers and so many more machines}.

As the Foundation we can provide volunteers with discounted safari travel to all part of Uganda, free accommodation, volunteering experience, African life exposure and so many more.

On the volunteer's leave they are awarded an Appreciation certificate.

Typical day

Volunteers work Monday to Friday and start work at {08:00am}, break time 10:00am-10:30am}, Lunch time {01:00pm-02:00pm}, {05:00pm} end of work.

Volunteer are kept busy through out the day because the Organization has a lot of work therefore it needs a lot of man power some of the works engaged in by the volunteer include;
Helping in the Garden,
Helping the children with there home work
Helping in cooking
Escorting the children back home.
Washing for the children's uniforms
and so many more that leave the volunteer exhausted at the end of the day.

Free-time activities

During the Free time, we conduct an Outreach to each student's home so that we can get to know the situation they live in at home.
We carry out language learner between the Volunteers and the Staff
We conduct reading lesson
Playing board game competitions
Walking around the community
Playing soccer for gents and Netball for ladies
Conducting Safari
Water Sports


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
Education Requirements
English, Mathematics, Computer skills at University or High school level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Physical education
Music, Dance and Drama
Ability to play with children
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 17:00

What's Included

Services by Volunteer Opportunity Awaits

Breakfast, Lunch and Diner

Daily Transport to and the foundation
Paying utilities

Shared room for single sex volunteers
Single private rooms for Couples
Camping accommodation for Volunteers who are interested in camping
Bedroom (Single) Bungalow Bedroom (Double) Camping
Food & Beverages
Breakfast, Lunch and Diner {Local meals}
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. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either.
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.
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


Details on arrival

Volunteers are welcomed at any time of the year.
On arriving at the Airport (Entebbe International Airport) they are picked up by one of the Organization representatives and taken to the residence to rest.
The following day orientation takes and place and on the 3rd day they are take to the foundation school to start of working.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
5 - 50 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
5 weeks (min. stay)
6 weeks
7 weeks
8 weeks
12 weeks
20 weeks
50 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees
$120 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Volunteer Opportunity Awaits 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 Volunteer Opportunity Awaits during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Educate every child

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