Educating Children

Access to Quality Education is a big challenge yet Majority of African Children deserve it though limited Human capacity, skills and Finance is seen

Wal-Mark Safaris Needy Scheme project "Educate an African Child in Uganda" is Collaborating with working with Four Schools One Kindergarten & Primary schools, Two Secondary school and One Tertiary Institute targeting the under privileged children and orphan.Focus is teaching in selected subjects with lessons often taking 1-2hours a day in classrooms.

Most rural schools are less competitive with urban and Peri-urban schools due to poor and less competent teaching staff and have limited resources to attract good teachers besides access better scholastic educational  material such as reading books and teaching aids alike. Yet such a child is expected to join the rest of the world to competent for job opportunities.

Kindergarten schools learn half day 8:00 - 12:00 noon, while primary and secondary level learn schedule is 8:00 am to 3:30pm. The required staff support will be coordinated with the head of subjects often with merging of Volunteer staff and local staff so that your supported in understanding the normal routine and pupils/students in the classes attached. Lunch is often served at school with other teachers but Dinner will be at your place residence during your stay with a servant to ensure your meals are well prepared and other household needs are in order.

There are often some physical education sports activities for the pupil and your free to be supportive during the selected lesson periods and with games after classes and possibly Music/dance and drummer events. If you have interest in these then you can be resourceful since "work without Play makes John a Dull Boy".

Lessons run Monday to Friday while Saturday and Sunday are resting days where the Volunteer staff can be engaged in other outdoor activities, like visiting places, museums, church activities, safaris and sight seeing depending on your wish list but Wal-Mark Africa Safaris will be at your disposal to ensure your stay is much comfortable and enjoyable.

Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
Education Requirements
Math, English, Science, Biology, Geography, Commerce, Agribusiness at University/College level
Required Documents
CV and References on Character & Professional Conduct
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 14:30

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Educating Children Bulange Senior secondary school parade School layout at St Henry Junior Primary school Educating Children Kindergarten section for St Henry Junior Primary Educating Children

Free-time activities

There are various adventures to keep you occupied during your free time, water games such as Bungee jump, swimming, kayaking, boat cruise, fishing on the River Nile or Lake Victoria, Concerts/music at the cinema's or Clubs, drama/plays can be enjoyed at various Museums and Theatres with ease, safaris, riding are all available and Wal-Mark Africa Safaris can make all the necessary arrangements though at a few which are not extreme budgets to worry about. Religious engagements and fellowship is also available but we need prior notification to guide us in your placement for convenience.

Water Sports


What's included?
Accommodation full board (All meals)
Inclusive of airport pick and drop to the selected site for Volunteer support
Fees excludes leisure outdoor activities which can be planned at a fee depending on the needs of the volunteer personnel
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Airport Pickup

Entebbe Airport to the Volunteer stations either Mpigi, Jinja or Iganga takes 1Hour drive to connect from the Airport to Kampala city due to Traffic and time of arrival


2-3 bedroom houses, self contained with proximity to the Volunteer stations In Mpigi (20km from Kampala city), Jinja (80km from Kampala city), Iganga (110km from Kampala city) and note Entebbe Airport is 38km from Kampala city

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

English breakfast, Typical African food but flexible to include continental dishes (Rice, matooke/banana, beef/chicken, vegetables and fruit salads)

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
4 weeks (min. stay)
5 weeks
6 weeks
7 weeks
12 weeks
20 weeks
50 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Kampala/Uganda between 4 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Wal-Mark Africa Safaris will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
Deposit (20%)
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 (80%)
Your final payment must be made up to 30 days before to the volunteer program starts. This payment is also securely handled by PayPal or credit card.

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Living Costs
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Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Uganda.

What's next?

The nearest airport is Entebbe (EBB) in Entebbe. We assist you to find cheap flights to Uganda.
Travel Insurance
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