- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: Uganda
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Program Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Six Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months, Academic Year, Semester, Quarter, Other, Three Weeks, Five Weeks
- Start Month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
- Category: Community Service
- Selective: Yes
- Ages: 18, 19+, 19
- Housing: Dorm, Homestay
Whether you are interested in teaching volunteer work, childcare volunteer work, construction volunteer work, healthcare volunteer work or sports coaching volunteer work, Go Volunteer Africa has volunteer work in Uganda that is suitable for you.
Our projects range between 7 days to 12 months adventuring the diversity in Uganda. You will experience another culture like never before and really get to know its people. You will gain new perspectives and insight into the culture and yourself. A volunteer placement is an exciting and personally inspiring experience, and you’ll develop memories that will be with you forever.
We have opportunities for building, community outreaches on HIV/AIDS awareness, organizing games and sports, working with women in crafts projects and teaching primary and high schools in English and Geography and other social subjects.
The beneficiaries of our projects will welcome you into their community with open arms. You will be made to feel at home and you will taste all the different cultural foods, see their dancing and have the opportunity to join in. The children always enjoy having visitors and will be very friendly towards you.
Uganda has plenty for you to be doing and seeing during your time off, from white water rafting to on foot safaris. If you are interested in getting involved with us please choose below the perfect program for you. We are committed to provide you with a life changing volunteer safaris and truly amazing volunteer in Africa experience. Come join our trips and change the way you see the world!
We had an amazing family experience as volunteers with Go Volunteer Africa in Kenya. We loved the whole experience and we miss the time with the local kids. My wife and I decided to travel with Go Volunteer Africa after reading so many positive reviews from past volunteers.
Of course we had a few reservations since this was our first time to travel abroad with our little children 5
Kenya in general is an amazing country and my experience at orphanage and with Go Volunteer Africa was incredible. Paul my program agent is very professional and organized the trip just right from the moment I signed up.
I spent six weeks in Kenya working at the orphanage centre and enjoyed every moment of it!! I also accompanied a volunteer heading to Eldoret program site and I spent 5 days there. The activities were hands on, the wildlife during our safari was mind-boggling, the scenery was awe-inspiring and the staff were utterly fantastic.
The whole experience was brilliant for me. Simply living with the basics, cooking lunch and dinner for the children, organizing sports activities and enjoying a truly communal atmosphere was totally unique and wonderful.
I learnt so much from the endless knowledge of the staff members, and learnt even more about myself from simply going out there on my own and seeing how I coped. My favorite bit of my stay was vegetable gardens I set up with the children and my family also funded the knitting class.
I highly recommend the program in Kenya, the local team is just awesome. Thank you Go Volunteer Africa for giving me an opportunity to make a difference!
I was nervous before I came to Kenya. I am now excited to say that I experienced something life-changing in Kenya. I joined Go Volunteer Africa's Mombasa Program and I loved every bit of my trip.
Working in the kindergarten and hospital allowed me glimpses into the education and medical systems and gave me an opportunity to learn. I learned that sometimes to be most helpful, I had to be brave and ask where I'd be most useful.
Sometimes doing the little things meant the most to those around me - like calming a crying child to allow the nurses to be able to finish pressing work, or having the patience with a child to sit and help them finish their food for the first time.
I was in the public hospital emergency room, where I was also able to see a C-section as well as a live birth. This experience was crucial to my decision to continue studying medicine. I am 20 years old and have just started the pre-med track.
In Kenya, I found incredible kindness everywhere I went. An incredible experience, and one that I will never forget. Thank you Paul and Herbert at Go Volunteer Africa for organizing my trip to Kenya.
Go Volunteer Africa is a legit volunteer travel company. I've just got back from a project in Uganda- can't believe how quickly it went, the whole experience was amazing and I'm gutted to be home already. I'm already missing the crew out there loads, everyone got on so well and I'll definitely be meeting up with some of them for a night out soon. The place itself is like something out of a film- unbelievably beautiful and the weather is bloody amazing- which meant the night parties were very cool!
Even working at the school which I thought would be boring was an unexpectedly mind-blowing experience- the culture is so different from what any of us were used to but the people were legendary- really friendly and so appreciative of our work. Would definitely recommend Go Volunteer Africa and no problems in terms of organization.