Uganda

Uganda

Sustainable Water, Agriculture & Infrastructure Development Project

Suits: Agricultural, Engineering, Environment & Urban Planning Volunteers

  • Who: Work with a rural not-for-profit community group focusing on bringing clean water and sanitation to local families, and impacting on local agricultural practise to improve crops. Work collaboratively in small teams, alongside local staff using Human Centered Design to review existing infrastructure, facilities and processes. 
  • What: Assist local staff in the development and implementation of safe hygiene facilities, water access, small out buildings, and agricultural practices. 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. 
  • Where: Eastern Uganda near the town of Busia
  • Support: This project will be overseen by an Australian Professional Engineer and local staff. University/College students may accrue between 120 to 320 Professional Practicum/Work Experience Hours.
  • When:
    • Group 1
      • 27th June 2020 to 18th July 2020 (3 weeks)
      • 27th June 2020 to 25th July 2020 (4 weeks)
    • Group 2
      • 23rd November 2020 to 13th December 2020 (3 weeks)
      • 23rd November 2020 to 21st December 2020 (4 weeks)
      • 23rd November 2020 to 17th January 2021 (8 weeks)
    • Applications Now Open! To apply, Click on the "Apply Now" Button below 
    • For more details on itinerary, inclusions, exclusions etc. Click on the "More Info" Button below
  • Suitable for: Agricultural, Engineering, Environment & Urban Planning University/College students who have have completed at least their 1st year by the start date of the program. Also open to Professionals.
  • Group Size: Min 4, Max. 12 participants
  • Placement Fees:
    • 3 weeks: $3499 USD
    • 4 weeks: $3599 USD
    • 8 weeks: $4399 USD
  • Applications Close:
    • Strictly 8 weeks prior to departure - unless booked out prior to this date
    • You MUST have a valid passport at time of application (to allow sufficient time for visa processing)

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Sustainable Community Health, Education and Commerce Project

Suits: Health, Commerce, Computing, Education, Social Work Volunteers

  • 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: menstruation, 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, micro-economic self help groups, and secondary high school children to enhance their education and technical office skills.
  • Where: Busia, Eastern Uganda
  • Support: Work under the guidance of an Australian Professional and local staff
  • Duration: 3 to 8 weeks
  • When:
    • Group 1
      • 27th June 2020 to 18th July 2020 (3 weeks)
      • 27th June 2020 to 25th July 2020 (4 weeks)
    • Group 2
      • 23rd November  2020 to 13th December 2020 (3 weeks)
      • 23rd November  2020 to 21st December 2020 (4 weeks)
      • 23rd November  2020 to 17th January 2021 (8 weeks)
    • Applications Now Open! To apply, go to the "Apply Now" Button below
    • For more details on itinerary, inclusions and exclusions etc. Click on the "More Info" Button below
  • Suitable for:
    • 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/College students who have completed at least their 1st year of study by the start date of the placement. Also open to Professionals.
  • Group Size: Min 4, Max. 12 participants
  • Placement Fees:
    • 3 weeks: $3499 USD
    • 4 weeks: $3599 USD
    • 8 weeks: $4399 USD
  • Applications Close:
    • Strictly 8 weeks prior to departure - unless booked out prior to this date
    • You MUST have a valid passport at time of application (to allow sufficient time for visa processing)

More info... Apply Now

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