Health Educators

WAKISO, Uganda show on map
founded in 2014
Coordinator | JOVIA
Coordinator | JOVIA
Teach health and hygiene to children, youths, parents and community in general This volunteer program is especially suitable for:

Our Health Program program uses community education as a core component of our approach to empower the community to improve their own community’s health, environment and living standards.

The health educators will teach children, youths, parents and the community about good  health  best practices in different aspects such as personal  hygiene, sanitation, eye care, family planning, obstetric fistula, HIV/AIDS, malaria prevention, adhering to medication, dental hygiene, menstrual hygiene, nutrition, breast feeding, baby care  and other health aspects.  Health Education also covers topics such  as prevention of communicable diseases, family planning options, how to keep household water safe,  how to take care of the sick and safe motherhood. 

Typical day

  Break fast served from 8:AM to 9: AM. Working  from 9:00 to  12:30,  Lunch from 1: 00 pm to 2:00 pm,  in the afternoons there is resting and preparations for the next day then supper at 6:00 pm.

Free-time activities

We have a recreation center near our place and there are a number of sport activities available there. Besides, we have gardens, enough space for games, and also a farm with pigs and cows.


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) and English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
Health at High school or university level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
ability to engage the community and children as well as youths.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 12:30

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
HOPE SPRINGS HAVEN (HoSH) (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


Welcome and pick up from the air port
transport to the center
Basic language training
community tour
transport back to the airport.

Airport Pickup at Entebbe International Airport

Arrangements are made to welcome you (the volunteers) and pick you up from the airport. An address and telephone number of the local contact will be provided in the personal placement details, in case an unforeseen mishap occurs and a volunteer misses connecting with our representative at the airport. Please make sure to e-mail your flight information to our office ASAP.


We have self-contained houses with two bedrooms, sitting room, Kitchen, wardrobes, toilet and bathroom with warm water. They are furnished, with beds, mattresses

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Food & Beverages

We take three main meals a day, breakfast, lunch and supper. For breakfast, we usually have fresh milk, spiced tea, coffee, hot water, fresh juice, eggs, bread, cake and fresh fruits. For lunch and supper we usually alternate different types including matooke(bananas), rice, posho, potatoes, beans, peas, greens, eggplants, groundnuts, beef, goat meet, pork or chicken. Tea, water and fruits will be there all the time.

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.
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)
$ 625
5 weeks
$ 731
6 weeks
$ 837
7 weeks
$ 943
11 weeks
$ 1,367
19 weeks
$ 2,215
50 weeks (max. stay)
$ 5,500
Average fees
$ 133 /week

You can volunteer at the project site in WAKISO/Uganda between 4 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. HOPE SPRINGS HAVEN (HoSH) 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 HOPE SPRINGS HAVEN (HoSH) during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
  Africa Eastern Africa Uganda  WAKISO, HOIMA ROAD

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