Volunteer in Uganda

Our volunteer programs in Uganda take place primarily in Kampala and surrounding villages. The volunteer work in Uganda includes Social Work with ChildrenHealth Care Internships, and Teaching at a Community School.

Trip Highlights

  • Meaningful volunteer work in a local African community
  • Excursion to Lake Victoria
  • See endangered mountain gorillas
  • Hike the Rwenzori Mountains
  • Home-stay with a Ugandan family

Dates & Length of Stay

Our programs in Uganda are available year-round. You choose the dates for your program. The minimum stay is 2 weeks for the Social Work and Teaching programs, and 4 weeks for the medical internships.

Why You Will Love Uganda

  • Uganda was Lonely Planet’s Number One Travel Destination in 2012
  • Uganda is very safe for foreign visitors
  • English is an official language
  • The weather is tropical (but not oppressively hot) year-round
  • Uganda has natural beauty including volcanoes, mountains, Big 5 wildlife

Program Fees

  • 1 Week: $995
  • 2 Weeks: $1,150
  • 3 Weeks: $1,300
  • 4 Weeks: $1,450
  • (After 4th week, add $150 per extra week)

What’s Included

  • Volunteer Placement
  • Meals & Accommodations
  • Airport Pickup & Drop-Off
  • 24-hour Support
  • Orientation in Uganda
  • Handbook for Uganda
  • Pre-trip Guidance & Support
  • Assistance with Visa Process
  • Drop-off at Program Site
  • Introduction to Host Family
  • Guidance with Extra Sightseeing
  • Cosmic Volunteers T-shirt
  • Certificate of Participation
  • An experience that will last a lifetime!

(Not Included: Flights, Insurance, Visas)

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