Volunteer Uganda

Do a search for "volunteer work in Uganda" and, in all likelihood you'll be faced with a list of dozens of the big volunteer companies who operate in Uganda and elsewhere across the African continent.

Many of these big volunteer recruiters and advertisers are not charities but fully functioning "for profit" businesses who know that there is a lot of money selling placements to volunteers.

Here, on this volunteer work in Uganda page, we only list small, locally run volunteer projects which are run and managed locally by Ugandans.

The money you pay doesn't fund offices and staff in the UK but goes directly into the local community and economy where you will be working. They also have one focus; to make things better for the community in which they operate. Some, like Raising Up Hope Uganda help street children, because its founder Patrick, lived on the streets of Kampala himself as a child and wants to give other children a better life and safer future. When you work with him you're making a real difference to real children in real need whereas some of the other big international projects you may find are almost manufactured to sell volunteer work placements for profit.

Volunteer work opportunities in Uganda are often in schools, hospitals and orphanages with there being an estimated 3.5 million children orphaned through AIDS/HIV alone; that's nearly one in ten of the country's entire population. Other opportunities include construction work and animal conservation. Uganda itself is a great country for volunteer work not least because its safe, friendly, cheap and with always a warm and genuine welcome from its people but its also very much unspoilt with ample opportunities for sightseeing in between volunteer work experiences. If you run or know of a volunteer work project in Uganda let us know by contacting us here. We look forward to hearing from you!

Volunteer Work Uganda


Volunteer Uganda

Volunteer Uganda

Volunteer Uganda

Volunteer Uganda


Team College

Volunteer Work Uganda: Team College

An exciting new project working with gifted Uganda children from impoverished backgrounds.
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Volunteer Work Uganda: RWEYOWA

RWEYOWA works to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS and improve the livelihoods of those affected.
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Uganda Rural Fund

Volunteer Work Uganda: Uganda Rural Fund

Volunteer work in an orphanage, school as well as after-school and women empowerment programs.
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One Step

Volunteer Uganda: One Step at a Time

Volunteer opportunities in Northern Uganda with street children, in education and talking and befriending.
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Volunteer Uganda: STAESA

Work with children in Uganda from Kampala; orphaned by AIDS or abandoned through poverty.
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Rustic Volunteers

Volunteer Uganda: Rustic Volunteers

Volunteer work in an orphanage, on HIV/AIDS projects, on healthcare projects or teaching English.
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IVN Uganda

Volunteer Uganda Programs: IVN Uganda

International Volunteer’s Network works alongside local communities to improve living standards.
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Eden Ministries

Volunteer Uganda Programs: Eden Ministries

Faith based volunteer work working with orphans and vulnerable children in Uganda.
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Volunteer Uganda Programs: Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation

Volunteer work connecting volunteers to grassroots projects in less-fortunate communities.
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Volunteering Projects in Uganda: TASAAGA

Live and work with HIV affected orphans and needy children in Uganda or village teaching.
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Volunteer Uganda Programs: Helping Uganda Educate

Volunteer work in the remote community of Nabugabo where over 1 in 4 children are orphans.
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Volunteer Uganda

Volunteer Uganda

If you are considering undertaking a period of volunteer work in Uganda check out our Uganda profiles page to explore the country before you visit and learn how to make the most of your volunteer work in Uganda.

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