Program Details

At Ssamba Foundation, the volunteer program options available are endless – we operate two schools, a women microfinance project, a community health clinic and social community center.
Location:
Mukono, Uganda
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Gap Year
Work Types:
Arts, Children, Economic Development, Education, Environment, Health, Social Services
Duration:
1-2 weeks, 3-4 weeks, 1-3 months, 4-6 months, 1 year

Program Overview

Program Description:

Volunteer Work with Children

You can spend time interacting with children and encouraging their social and emotional development. You can focus on music, recreation, art, or other special areas of talent you have. If you are compassionate, creative, and love working with children, this is the program for you.

Volunteer Work at Micro-finance Project

You can spend your time working with women at our microfinance project. There are many options for this program that can revolve around your level of knowledge about finance and business.

Volunteer Work at Community Health Clinic

If you are interested in the health field, you can work in our community health clinic or one of our local partner hospitals. We also arrange a number of healthcare outreaches in rural communities of Mukono district.

Teaching/ education Volunteer Work

Work with our local teachers in your field of expertise to help students learn the skills and information they need to succeed. You will be working in one of our schools, a primary and secondary school.

Volunteer Work at a construction/building project

Focus on a building project based on your area of expertise, or work on one of the existing projects that needs an extra set of hands! This is a great opportunity to work with local adults and gives you the chance to truly see the impact you will leave behind. Past volunteers have built classrooms, health clinics, or even homes for elderly village members.

Social Work Volunteer Work

Work in areas like sports program, music and arts, in villages across the Mukono district. This program has many options and often times volunteers end up creating a custom project based on their own ideas.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 1 Reviews

  • Fantastic Time in Uganda
    5.0
    07/12/19

    It’s honestly hard to describe accurately in words my time at the hospital in Mukono – it was an incredible learning experience. From the moment I landed in Uganda, I felt very welcome and medical staff was so helpful. Dr. Samson was a fantastic

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend