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Kitega Community Centre

Help Teach Disabled Children

Volunteers help teach mentally disabled children, literacy, numeracy, music , dance and drama etc. and also engage in outdoor activities.

Kitega Community Centre welcomes volunteers all year round, volunteers get involved in a number of activities. The Kitega Centre offers education and training to disabled children, through this the children are taught numeracy and Literacy ie reading and writing, Music and dance, and outdoor activities including games and sports.

The children attend the centre 5 days a week, and return home in the evening. Volunteers also engage in home visit activity to assess the progress of the children in the home.

We also partner with local schools, these schools lack resources including teachers, so volunteers can help in teaching English, Maths, and social Studies at partner schools.

Our Community programs focus on building capacity of community members, so volunteers can helps our community members with:
Business skills training.
Functional Adult Literacy
Health Awareness etc/
We also welcome innovative project ideas from volunteers that can change the lives of community members.

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups

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).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
An ability to work under minimal supervisio.n
Creativity
Ability to adapt to different cultures
Friendliness and a desire to make a difference.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:30 - 17:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at Kitega Community Centre are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

Volunteers can visit nearby tourist sites, these include;
Source or the River Nile in Jinja
Tanda Falls
Sezibwa falls
National parks and Game reserves are also very good to visit over weekends and we can arrange for transport to Bwindi National Park,

Safari/Zoo

Included Services

What's included?
Airport pickup and Drop off: $ 150

Food and General admin Support subsidy: $ 100 (Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea/coffee)

Costs vary after the first month of volunteering at the Kite
Airport Pickup at Entebbe
Accommodation

Shalom House - Volunteer House located at the Kitega Centre, hosts all International Volunteers.

Guest Family Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Typical Ugandan Food. Vegetarian meals available.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner are all provided to volunteers.

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.

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.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$550.00
5 weeks
$650.00
6 weeks
$750.00
7 weeks
$850.00
11 weeks
$1,250.00
19 weeks
$2,050.00
50 weeks (max. stay)
$5,150.00
Average fees
$120.00/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. Kitega Community Centre 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 Kitega Community Centre during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

Get ready to volunteer in Uganda

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Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Uganda. Please check the visa regulations for Uganda.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Uganda and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Uganda.
Budgeting
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?

Airport
The nearest airport is Entebbe (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.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Uganda you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Uganda.
Free-time
What can you do in leisure-time in Uganda while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
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