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MACERUDET Uganda Volunteers
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Coordinator | Mulindwa
Coordinator | Mulindwa
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High­lights

Experience the Ugandan way of life and enjoy evening country walks through our typical rural based community.
Gain Ugandan fluency by living with a host family and sharing daily life with the local community.
Become more passionate about your major and propel your career with international experience
Make memories you will never forget during weekend excursions and tours with your fellow participants seeing our abundant natural resources and tourist attractions in the pearl of Africa Uganda
Visit our social cultural tourist attractions in the Buganda kingdom like the kasubi tombs,the man made Kabaka lake,the Kabaka palace and the Uganda museum
Volunteers will work with local community to extend solar powered piped water system to Mmanze Secondary School, Mmanze Primary School and BusaawaMmanze health Centre III This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

The program is about getting potential volunteers that maybe willing to work with us to extend solar powered piped water system to our secondary school,primary school,health unit and the entire community.The system currently stops at a distance of one kilometer from where it is is needed.The volunteers will pay a program fees of 1000$ for one month.50% of the fees will be used for airport pickup and drop back,feeding and accommodation.50% will be used to buy the materials that will be used to e tend the water system in a distance of one kilometer.The system needs about 10,000$ to complete it.The main activities to be done include the following 

1-Digging the transmission line a distance of one kilometer 
2-Buying and installation of the transmission pipes a distance of one kilometer 
3-Buying and installation of distribution pipes a distance of one kilometer 
4-Buying and installation of a fifty thousand water storage tank
5-Construction of the water tank pillars.
6-Construction of a perimeter fence at the water tank storage plant.
7-Installation of water taps.

Typical day

08:00-09:00 breakfast 

09:00-11:30 working time 
11:30:12:00 break time 
12:00-13:00 working time 
13:00-14:00 lunch time 
14:00:-16:00 working time 
16:00- 18:00 sports time
18:00-20:00 leisure time 
21:00-22:00 dinner 

Free-time activities

Volunteers are free to go for excursions,tours during their free time especially on weekends and public holidays.

Concert/
Music
Safari/
Zoo
Museum/
Opera
Sports

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)
Education Requirements
Water and construction at Basic education level
Required Documents
Cv, motivation letter and photo
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Construction or water related background but commitment to serve and share is more relevant
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 16:00

What's Included

Services by MACERUDET Uganda Volunteers

50% of the program fees is used for airport pickup and drop back,feeding and accommodation.50% of the fees goes towards the buying of the building materials for the construction and extension of water system to where it is needed a distance of one kilometer from where the system is currently located 

Airport Pickup at Entebbe International Airport

Airport pick up is made by one of our members.However,volunteers should inform us before coming the time and date of arrival.Late night arrival will need volunteers to stay in a hotel or guest House at their expense.

Accommodation

Volunteers are accommodated with a host family to enable them learn our social cultural beliefs and practices.

Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

We serve our local food with local sauce.we also serve fruits and drinking water.Vegetarians are considered for their 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.
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

The dates are flexible you can come any time.

This program is paused due to COVID-19

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
3 - 10 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
3 weeks (min. stay)
$750
4 weeks
$1,000
5 weeks
$1,250
6 weeks
$1,500
7 weeks
$1,750
8 weeks
$2,000
10 weeks (max. stay)
$2,500
Average fees
$250 /week

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

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Solar Powered Piped Water Supporter.

Volunteers will work with local community to extend solar powered piped water system to Mmanze Secondary School, Mmanze Primary School and BusaawaMmanze health Centre III

$250/week

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