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MACERUDET UGANDA VOLUNTEERS

Rain Water Harvesting Tank Construction

Kampala, Uganda

The volunteers will be responsible to construct rain water harvesting tanks at schools with the assistance of the local community and parents.


Free-time activities

Volunteers can be engaged in the following activities during their free time : Going for a walk through our communities to see different types of nature like the high rocks at KUNGU ROCK. They can go for sports like football during evenings They can go for tours in our tourists attractions the Kasubi traditional tombs . They can go to our source of the Nile at Jinja. They can go to Mabira natural forests to see the different nature there. They can go to our wild life centre at Entebbe zoo. They can go to our national game parks like Queen Elizabeth national park,Kidepo national park,Bwindi Impenetratable forest,The Sippi falls,BUJAGAALI falls,the Kikagata hot springs,The Rwenzori mountain for mountain climbing ,The mountains of the moon. Volunteers can also for concerts and music shows in different recreation centres. They can go to Ssese islands to watch the different nature in the islands. They can go to our museum to see our reserved past activities. All the above activities can be done either in the evenings after work ,on weekends and during the official public holidays in the country.

Swimming
Concert/Music
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports

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). Of course, there is an exception for children that are accompanied by their parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
required
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
construction at High school or college level
Required Documents
cv and Immunization certificate
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
The volunteers need to have a basic knowledge in construction
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 16:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups

Any questions? Just ask. We at MACERUDET UGANDA VOLUNTEERS are happy to help you.

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Services by MACERUDET UGANDA VOLUNTEERS

The first month ,we charge 500 $ for feeding,accommodation,airport pick up,orientation training and laundry services.The subsequent months we charge 300 $ for feeding , accommodation and laundry services .

Airport Pickup at Entebbe International Airport

We pick volunteers from the airport at their arrival schedule that should be communicated to us before arrival by the volunteer .The volunteer is picked by me the Program Manager or can be picked by another delegated person with a document /password that is being communicated to be used for proper identification of each other.It is always recommended not to travel to the project site during late hours in the night especially after 12.00 midnight.

Accommodation

Accommodation is basic but spacious in the heart of the community.The rooms are single ,double and can be shared depending on the volunteers need.The bath rooms are outside the rooms but very near.The water is drawn from the constructed rain water harvesting tank at the volunteer house.You are free to take a bathe at any time of the ,either using cold or hot water.The latrines are also outside the accommodation room.We have no electricity but use solar power energy for lights and other needs.

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

Food and drinks are provided at the following program :8.00 am to 9.00 am we provide break fast ,10.30 am to 11:00 break tea or coffee ,1.00 pm to 2:00 pm, we serve lunch.5.00 pm to 6.00 pm we serve evening tea or coffee. 8.00 pm to 9.00 pm we serve dinner.Our food is mainly the local organically grown food with a lot of greens,fruits and water which is free from inorganic particles.Vegetarians are mainly considered but if you take meat,pork ,mutton then we can consider you for that menu.

Internet Access
Sorry, no 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)
3 weeks (min. stay)
$500.00
4 weeks
$564.00
5 weeks
$628.00
6 weeks
$691.00
10 weeks
$947.00
18 weeks
$1,457.00
50 weeks (max. stay)
$3,500.00
Average fees
$118.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Kampala/Uganda between 3 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. MACERUDET UGANDA VOLUNTEERS will let you know about the final price during your application process.
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Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with MACERUDET UGANDA VOLUNTEERS during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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