This 14 days volunteering program, will take you to the
heart of Uganda where you get involved in meaningful volunteer work. We ask
volunteers interested in the Uganda Arts and Music volunteer work to commit at
least two weeks or more in order to ensure a worthwhile experience for both
your hosts in Uganda and yourself. But we accept volunteers from a minimum of 7
days to 12 weeks.
The trip starts and ends in Uganda's capital Kampala. You
will be based in Mukono or in a rural based program. Mukono is one of the most
relaxed and attractive suburbs, east of Kampala (the capital city of Uganda).
Mukono is a great place to stay if you want to explore Uganda's fascinating
capital city or the adventure capital- Jinja.
Mukono has her own tourist attractions and you will discover
many during your humanitarian service placement with us. These tourist attractions include but not
which is famous for forest walks, Picnics, cycling trails, ziplining, over 100
Species of moths and 300 bird species. Mabira forest is also popular for its
rich on Flora & Fauna
Lake Victoria -
Africa’s largest lake and second largest fresh-water lake in the world
Sezibwa River –
which is believed by Buganda legend to have been born. The river flows into
Lake Kyoga. Sezibwa falls offers beautiful scenery for tourists and nature
lovers. The site also has a natural forest reserve which is popular for forest
trails and nature walks, bird watching with over 100 bird species and wildlife.
Kalagala Falls- one
of the most beautiful, thundering falls and naturally endowed waterfalls in the
country. Kalagala Falls are found along the Victoria Nile within Kalagala
village, Kangulumira sub-county in Kayunga district (formerly part of Mukono
VOLUNTEER WORK IN UGANDA
Day 1-2:Arrival and Orientation
Our Coordinator will arrange a pickup for you from the
airport in Entebbe at agreed time and they will drive you to the volunteer home
outskirts of Kampala. Orientation and Placement will be done the next day.
On the second day, our Coordinator will give an orientation
about the project you will be working on. You will be working with the Arts
Development program while learning about the culture and customs of the local
Day 3-13:Volunteer Work
THE PROGRAM IN MUKONO:
Volunteering in Uganda with Arts and Music project gives you
the chance not only to make a positive impact in a needy community, gain
leadership experience and build new skills, but also to share your knowledge
and provide valuable skills to youth and children.
Go Volunteer Africa offers opportunities to volunteer with
Arts and Music projects in Uganda from one week to three months or more. The
arts and music volunteer projects are set up in various communities across
Volunteers in our program experience traditional Ugandan
life and participate in daily roles of the project such teaching children
various basic instruments from piano, cello and guitar etc. The children are
aged between 8 and 19. It is therefore important that volunteers be
enthusiastic about music and able to inspire the children to develop both
theoretical and practical musical, arts and dance knowledge and skills.
Volunteering in Uganda with Go Volunteer Africa’s arts and
music project will not only allow you to positively influence lives, but you
can also learn about a variety of musical styles and genres, as well as about
the deep and fascinating histories that this country has with music.
It is important for potential volunteers to understand that
the culture in Uganda is quite different from what you are accustomed to.
Volunteers should bring with them an easy-going, open-minded and relaxed
attitude. Locals are curious, very friendly and social people.
As arts and music volunteer in Uganda you can choose from
creative arts, music and dance project where you can apply your creative eye
and enthusiasm while volunteering and living at the heart of a community. When you choose to volunteer in Uganda with
Go Volunteer Africa, you will be involved dancing, painting, drawing or music classes
for children and adults.
Your creativity will inspire children and youth who want to
develop their talents. On our Uganda arts, dance and music volunteer project
you can teach Arts and painting to the children, or rehearse with the girls of
a ballet class. Go Volunteer Africa’s Arts and Music projects are far more than
just entertainment; it can be a powerful force for community building,
nurturing human creativity, and social empowerment for future growth and
All our volunteer projects in Uganda allow you to discover
the wonders of Uganda, while doing meaningful and rewarding community work.
This is a great opportunity to explore life in rural Uganda, live and work amongst
the locals and realize one person can make a difference.
Day 14– Good bye party/ Barbecue night
Your friends at the program will organize a party for you
and barbecue night to thank you for the service and your contribution.
Project opens all year round
Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers. (Families and Groups are accepted)
2nd or 16th of the month
Arrival dates: 1st or 15th of the month
Working Days: Monday
– Friday – 5 days a week, 3-5 hours in a day
& Tours arranged at very friendly fees
Volunteer Guest House (Host Family can be arranged for those interested in
deeper culture immersion experience)
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
PLACEMENT BOOKING COSTS:
After application process and acceptance into the program,
you will be required to pay a placement booking and confirmation administration
fee ofUSD$260. This is charged above the program fee quoted which
is paid in cash upon arrival to your host country.
The placement booking fee covers:Administration
Costs, Placement Booking & Confirmation,Pre-departure support &
documentation, 24-hour international HQ back-up
1 week $160
2 weeks $260
3 weeks $360
4 weeks $460
5 weeks $560
6 weeks $660
7 weeks $
8 weeks $860
9 weeks $
10 weeks $1060
Extra week +
The program fee
covers the following.
Three meals a day
In-country emergency support
The program fees exclude the following: Visas, flights, insurance,
airport drop-off and personal expenses.
To Get Started
Application Form link below: