Uganda

Uganda

Engineering/Environmental Science Placement

x12 participants

  • Who: Work with a rural not-for-profit community group and village chiefs focusing on bringing clean water and sanitation to local families. You will work collaboratively in small teams, alongside local staff to review existing water and sanitation facilities using a human centred design focus. 
  • What: Assist local staff in the development and implementation of safe hygiene facilities, water access, and small out buildings. You will be involved in: planning, design, budget, material choice, construction and evaluation. Share your knowledge as you provide education for local villagers to ensure sustainability of your project. This project will be overseen by an Australian Engineer and local staff.
  • Where: Eastern Uganda near the town of Busia
  • When: 
    • 2018/2019
      • December 9th 2018 to January 5th 2019 (4 weeks)
      • December 9th 2018 to February 2nd 2019 (8 weeks)
      • Accrue up to 320 Log Book/Work Experience Hours
      • Applications Open Now! Applications Close October 28th 2018 - only 5 places left on this trip.   
    • 2019/2020
      • December 8th 2019 to January 4th 2020(4 weeks) Dates and Fees TBC
      • December 8th 2019 to February 8th 2020 (9 weeks) Dates and Fees TBC
      • Accrue up to 360 Log Book/Work Experience Hours
      • Applications Open Now!
  • Duration: 4 to 9 weeks 
  • Suitable for: Engineering or Environmental Science university or college students who have have completed at least their 1st year by the start date of the program. Also open to Professionals.
  • Group size: Max. 12 participants
  • Placement Fees:
    • 2018/2019:
      • 4 weeks $3699 AUD
      • 8 weeks $4499 AUD
      • Click on "More Info" to see inclusions
    • 2019/20290:
      • Placement Fees TBC
  • Applications close: 6 weeks prior to departure (unless booked out prior to this date)

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Agricultural Science, Health, Education, Computer/IT, Business Placement

x12 participants

  • Who: Work closely with a local not-for-profit organisation empowering and equipping local teachers, leaders and villages in a rural location.
  • What: Health - Share knowledge, deliver training and development, and up-skill local staff, villagers, teachers on topics such as: sexual and reproductive health, family planning, infant and child nutrition, positive parenting practices and child protection issues. Education - Work alongside local teachers to deliver material and develop curriculum, whilst contributing to capacity development of local staff. Computer/IT/Business - work with local staff and high school children to enhance their education and technical office skills.
  • Where: Busia, Eastern Uganda
  • When:
    • 2018/2019
      • December 9th 2018 to January 5th 2019 (4 weeks)
      • December 9th 2018 to February 2nd 2019 (8 weeks)
      • Accrue up to 320 Log Book/Work Experience Hours
      • Applications Open Now! Applications Close October 28th 2018   - only 5 places left on this trip!
    • 2019/2020
      • December 8th 2019 to January 4th 2020(4 weeks) Dates and Fees TBC
      • December 8th 2019 to February 8th 2020 (9 weeks) Dates and Fees TBC
      • Accrue up to 360 Log Book/Work Experience Hours
      • Applications Open Now!
  • Duration: 4-9 weeks
  • Suitable for: Agricultural Science, Health Promotion, Nursing, Midwifery, Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health, Sexology, Social Work, Child Development, Education/teaching (Early childhood, Primary or Secondary), Business, Commerce, IT, Computing. Open to university and college students who must have completed 1st year by the start date of the placement. Also open to Professionals.
  • Group size: Max. 12 participants
  • Placement Fees:
    • 2018/2019:
      • 4 weeks $3699 AUD
      • 8 weeks $4499 AUD
      • Click on "More Info" to see inclusions
    • 2019/20290:
      • Placement Fees TBC
  • Applications Close: 8 weeks prior to departure

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