Wal-Mark Africa Safaris

Educating Youth & Children

Kampala, Uganda show on map

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.


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
Swimming
Concert/Music
Diving/Snorkling
Safari/Zoo
Museum/Opera
Sports
Riding
Yoga/Meditation

Program 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
Math, English, Science, Biology, Geography, Commerce, Agribusiness at University/College level
Required Documents
CV and References on Character & Professional Conduct
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 from 08:00 - 14:30

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Groups

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
Wal-Mark Africa Safaris (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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On-site services

Services by Wal-Mark Africa Safaris

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

Airport Pickup at Entebbe International Airport

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

Accommodation

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
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.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$2,520.00
5 weeks
$2,693.00
6 weeks
$2,867.00
7 weeks
$3,040.00
11 weeks
$3,734.00
19 weeks
$5,122.00
50 weeks (max. stay)
$10,500.00
Average fees
$420.00/week

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 let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Uganda.
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 Wal-Mark Africa Safaris during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash.
  Africa Eastern Africa Uganda  Kampala, GABA ROAD
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