from 931€

Outstanding 4.9rating (18)

Outreach support

location
4 - 12 weeks  ·  Age 18 - 50+

rating  Outstanding 4.9  · 
  Verified by Volunteer World
  Moderate response rate

Highlights

  • Help build or repair homes, so that vulnerable families have adequate and safe shelter
  • Help disadvantaged children and young adults by teaching them important skills such as computer literacy, maths and English
  • Be part of a relief programme to support poor families with food rations and clothing
  • Provide support to impoverished families, demonstrating sustainable agricultural practices and improving food production and diet
  • Provide vital care and love to orphaned children and help them to experience a happier childhood

Especially suitable

Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

About the program

Many families in Uganda are affected by poverty, disease, drought, famine and the associated problems.

Many rural villages in Uganda are affected by poverty, disease, drought, famine and the associated problems. There is often a dramatic inequality in the distribution of wealth, with rural communities living in extreme poverty.  The aim of community outreach volunteer projects is to address some of ...

About the program

Many rural villages in Uganda are affected by poverty, disease, drought, famine and the associated problems. There is often a dramatic inequality in the distribution of wealth, with rural communities living in extreme poverty.  The aim of community outreach volunteer projects is to address some of these issues, assisting in the provision of basic human rights, such as food, shelter, education and health care.

The nature of our community outreach projects means that you will often be located in rural areas in Uganda, where standards and conditions may be very different to those you are used to. You are likely to have experiences that will be emotionally challenging to deal with. However, the work that you will be involved with can be especially rewarding and we will help to make sure you are as prepared as possible for your volunteer project before you depart. Many practical or business skills can be applied to bring value to these projects, so please do enquire if you have a particular expertise, or interest.


The number of women and child-headed households has increased dramatically, due to HIV/AIDS, leaving children orphaned and without anyone to take care of them or their siblings; not uncommonly up to eight brothers and sisters. Many of these children are also ostracized and excluded from the local community, due to the stigma associated with HIV and AIDS. As a result, the children’s living conditions seriously deteriorate, as does their health, leaving behind malnourished and neglected children with no support or chance of a future.

Your help, as a volunteer on the Saint Ann Foundation Community Outreach project, is vital for these children and other marginalised groups of individuals, such as widows and street children to build a better life and support themselves.

 



Typical day

We work Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm although sometimes it depends on what needs to be accomplished. Typical working days start with staff meeting to review the tasks at hand including following up on the unfinished ones and planning for the next. Then everyone will get to work on their ...

Typical day

We work Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm although sometimes it depends on what needs to be accomplished. Typical working days start with staff meeting to review the tasks at hand including following up on the unfinished ones and planning for the next. Then everyone will get to work on their assigned tasks including those going to the field or attend external meetings. We have team breakfast at 10:30 am and lunch at 1:00 pm at office 

However flexibility is very important at this level


Free-time activities

In your free time there is many options for activities! A lot of our volunteers like to take extended weekends to do safari, gorilla trekking or adventure water sports. All of these are at the volunteers own cost, but are organized through our local partners to ensure the best price and ...

Free-time activities

In your free time there is many options for activities! A lot of our volunteers like to take extended weekends to do safari, gorilla trekking or adventure water sports. All of these are at the volunteers own cost, but are organized through our local partners to ensure the best price and experience. Our close proximity to Kampala means there is plenty of opportunity to explore the craft markets, eat local food and go to local events including soccer games. We encourage volunteers to travel on their weekends and will help arrange trips or activities. 


Requirements

Requirements

Minimum Age: 18 years

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

Required Documents

CV and recommendation letters

Nationality Restrictions

No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.

Time Commitment

Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

What's Included

Services by Saint Ann Foundation

  • Airport pick-up,
  • Pre-Departure Information,
  • Accommodation, 
  • Orientation,
  • 24 hrs Assistance and support from Staff,
  • Certification of completion.

Airport Pickup at Entebbe International Airport

Once the volunteer(s) apply to volunteer with Saint Ann Foundation, It’s the responsibility of us to pick up the volunteer from for Airport, we shall pick put him / her from the Airport (Entebbe International Airport) upon arrival and taken to the Foundation residence. After your confirmation to volunteer with Saint Ann Foundation, please provide us with the travel details to Uganda. And on arrival day you will find our staff waiting for you.

 

Accommodation

We provided a home stay program at the Saint Ann Foundation kindergarten.

We provide a shared room for single sex volunteers, private room for couples.

We have both an indoor and outdoor bathroom and bathroom.

Our accommodation rooms are 10 x 12 feets.

Volunteer(s) are advised to come with personal tents and mosquito repellents for Camping.

Internet Access

Limited access at the project site

What's NOT included?

What's NOT included?

Food & Beverages

Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.

Flight Tickets

The nearest airport is Entebbe International Airport (EBB) in Entebbe. We assist you to find cheap flights to Uganda. FIND CHEAP FLIGHTS

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. GET A QUOTE

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. VACCINE CHECKER

Details on arrival

Once the volunteer(s) apply to volunteer with Saint Ann Foundation, It’s the responsibility of us to pick up the volunteer from for Airport, we shall pick put him / her from the Airport (Entebbe International Airport) upon arrival and taken to the Foundation residence. After your confirmation to volunteer with Saint Ann Foundation, please provide us with the travel details to Uganda. And on arrival day you will find our staff waiting for you.

 

Volunteer(s) are welcomed at any time of the year and any day of the week.

The first day the volunteer(s) 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 volunteer(s) are taken to foundations to start work.

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Program fees

4 weeks (min. stay) 931€
8 weeks 1,862€
12 weeks (max. stay) 2,794€
Average fees 233€/week

Program fees

233€ per week 4 - 12 weeks Age 18 - 50+

Payment methods

Visa Master Card Maestro American Express PayPal

NO CREDIT CARD FEES


Duration

4 - 12 weeks

Deposit

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

Your final payment will be agreed with Saint Ann Foundation during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.


Meet your organization

Saint Ann Foundation

Outstanding 4.9 rating (18 reviews)

Non-profit - founded in 2017

Verified by Volunteer World

  Moderate response rate

Coordinated by

Abel Robert

Spoken languages: English

About the project

Non-Government Organization established for purposes of improving lives of vulnerable children, adolescent girls and young women (AGYW).

Meet your organization

Saint Ann Foundation (SAF) is an indigenous Ugandan nonprofit organization and 501(C3) in US under Internal Revenue Service (IRS), that makes all donations tax-deductible. Our EIN: 83-0562651. SAF is a Company limited by guarantee and NGO under NGO Act 2016 in Uganda, operating in peri-urban (underprivileged slum areas) and in hard-to-reach rural communities of Uganda, with a special focus on availing life opportunities to the underprivileged and marginalized in society.
Our partnership model is an effective approach that leverages the strengths of each partner, while maintaining collaboration and transparency. Through a grassroots approach, our development programs are implemented in consultation with the local/beneficiary community to identify the needs they want to address, utilizing their existing resources, knowledge, skills and materials. We seek to build local capacity by empowering beneficiaries to become responsible for their own development so as to ensure sustainable impact from our interventions.

Our Vision: Saint Ann Foundation (SAF) envisions a world where children are nurtured, loved, and given the necessary support they need to live life to their full potential, rescuing them from extreme poverty and deprivation, and where girls and women have the opportunity to actively contribute to their communities.

Our Mission: We exist to promote a coordinated effort aimed at the efficient acquisition and utilization of resources in order to enhance the welfare of children, girls, and women.


18 reviews · rating4.9

Miracle Reed rating5

2021 at Outreach support

The partnership of Bridge of Hope Global and the Saint Ann Foundation has been Life changing. Life has not been the same since this ongoing partnership. Life has new meaning, faith has a new meaning and the reality of God's love is apparent. This organization sets a standard of Excellence and Child ...
Brooke rating5

2020 at Outreach support

Volunteering at Saint Ann’s was such a wonderful experience. The welcoming entrance each visit is heart warming, fun and interactive! When volunteering at Saint Ann’s, it’s like being part of a big family! You will learn so much from them, as they will learn from you. They want you to feel ...
chalakudi ramnath rating4.2

2022 at Village Education

The founder is very passionate about the foundation. Lot of work is going on at the Island where they have school(work has started on some kind of structure for the classroom cum skill school for girls and women), another one of the schools in Kssangati is having regular school. The school in ...
Tonya Carrington rating5

2021 at Caregiver Supporter

The entire trip was outstanding! Abel does any excellent job with caring for the children. The children are feed, clothed and schooled very well by Abel and volunteers. I commend them ...
Grace Thornbrough rating5

2021 at Caregiver Supporter

Spending time with the children at the St Ann foundation's school was amazing and a very memorable part of my Uganda experience. To be able to play with the kids, teach them and learn from them was an incredible experience and everyone who worked there was welcoming and kind. ..
Molly Fromont rating5

2020 at Caregiver Supporter

Had an amazing time working with St Ann’s, there was a huge amount of incredible people to meet who helped direct what activities it would be helpful for us to complete. We were able to meet many amazing children and it felt like we made a difference to their lives ...

Location

Africa > Eastern Africa > Uganda > Kampala

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