To participate in Educational activities at Early Learning centers, Primary schools, and Vocational training centers.
Teaching assistant volunteering activities.
In our bid to promote and provide accessibility to Educational services to Vulnerable children, we partner with up to 110 Government aided primary schools and 10 Privately owned primary schools across the country. We also have up to 10 early learning centers that we support and are attached to different churches. These learning centers offers great opportunities for Researchers, Volunteers and Internies.
Lessons are mainly conducted in English, as it is the official language of Uganda and are also conducted by a class teacher who is supervised by the School Headteacher. Schools are open between 8am to 5pm East African time, Monday to Friday. We attach Volunteers to a school of his or her choice, a class of his choice, a subject of his or her specialty and for a period of his or her convenience as it is prearranged upon arrival.
There are a variety of learning subjects available to volunteer in including; International languages like English, French, Germany and other subjects like science, Music dance and drama, mathematics, social studies. Extra Curricular activities like sports, athletics, and physical exercises are equally available for volunteering. A volunteer works with a school teacher, supervised, guided and taken care of by our Staff in collaboration with school Headteacher.
Butaleja Vocational Technical Institute is our main Vocational training center that we partner with in additional to many other small informal technical training centers where we attach our Children for training. Here, we have a variety of opportunities for internship and volunteering such as; Tailoring, Hair dressing, Carpentry and joinery works, metal works, Brick laying and electrical Engineering. All class works and practical training are conducted in English under a professional tutor to whom we attach our volunteers or internies.
You can also volunteer with us during the distribution of scholastic material like books, pens, pencils, mathematical sets. There are also other social responsibility activities like class room-painting, cleaning exercises, class room construction works in which we involve our volunteers.
We also conduct community, school teachers, local leaders and parents sensitization meetings on the value of Education for Orphans and other Vulnerable children which offers a great avenue for volunteering, internship and research. Here, you work with local leaders, our staff and other volunteer facilitators.
Uganda is a small country, relatively the size of England but endowed with a lot of Natural resources widely distributed across the country for you to see and explore during your volunteering period. There are many mountains, rivers, lakes, games reserves, forest reserves, different cultures among others.
Uganda is an exclusive safari destination from other African countries because of its large forested area with Afro-montage forest found mainly on Mount Elgon, Lowland rain forest and their openness gives you a stunning sight of the forest creatures like gorillas, chimpanzees, monkeys, butterflies and birds.
If you go through the country's National parks and game reserves, you are likely to encounter safari favorites like Lions, Gorillas, leopard, buffalo, elephant, giraffe and other several varieties of animals not found anywhere in Africa.
Uganda has over 10 protected National Parks and game reserves. There are protected plain animals, forest environment, Savannah, and the related animals. Nevertheless the current one with tourist amenities include, Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Murchison falls national park, Semliki, Budongo, Kanyiyo and Pabidi forest reserves.
Pick up Airport is Entebbe International Airport by one of the following VHI staff or Board members; Tiwa Bob, Higenyi James, Dagu Michael, Kwaga Jackline and Muhwana Michael.
The driving time is 30 minuts to our Kampala office and 3 hours to project site.
The hotels are located between 150 meters and 12 kilometers away from our offices, a workable five minutes and 20 minutes driving distance respectively, are these accommodation facilities. Cleaned daily, double bed, internet, hot water shower and laundry services are provided at no extra cost.
Meals includes; Breakfast ( a combination of eggs, bread, coffee, tea, sausages and other are served), Lunch and supper of your choice is served ( this may be burgers, chicken chips, rice chicken, pizza among other local and international dishes with a drink of your choice).