Teach health and hygiene to children, youths, parents and community in general
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.
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.
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.
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
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.