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SHARE PROJECT (Support Household Health and Rural Education)
  • Pallisa, Uganda
Organization Description
(Support Household Health and Rural Education)

The SHARE-PROJECT is under “restoring hope for the vulnerable Program. This project is aimed at reducing the vulnerability among street and rural children / youth, aimed at restoring the dignity of vulnerable children by improving their quality of life through providing them with; Education, Nutrition, Residence, and Medication.

The project is for children that are highly vulnerable to diseases, illiteracy, early marriage, poverty and exploitation. The major problems that make children vulnerable include the following; Illiteracy, Poverty, diseases,

Volunteer areas: (choice or tasks)

1. Education: Hammerslag School – teaching / providing teaching materials, construction of children’s boarding accommodation / dining hall, painting school walls, make teaching materials, preparing/serving meal for children and giving entertainment, play and games.

2. Agriculture: working at the project farm- weeding corn, beans and potato gardens help start a poultry or piggery unit to help improve on both the child nutrition and school income.

3. Field Work (Community/Households): provide mosquito nets for pregnant mothers, children, disabled and elderly Households. Help in fight against poverty and disease- HIV/ADIS spread among youth (conduct /facilitate training workshops).

4. Health: provide routine medical check up for both rural and school children and develop a treatment centre or point and in future build a child health care facility- hospital.

5. Project Office: Provide professional training to field staff and technical assistance in project management and development- internet use, website training and development or construction of a project office.
Childcare / Children, Education, Building / Construction
Skills Needed
Construction, English Teaching, Computer Skills, Carpentry Skills
Accommodation Provided - Minimum Stay: 3 months
Average Cost per Week ($USD)
$280 per week
Estimate only - contact this Organization for actual costs to Volunteer
  • 3 Meals per Day
  • Volunteer Hostel
  • Local Transport
  • Internet

Costs do not include Flights, Visas, Vaccinations, Insurance, Spending Money, Pre-Departure-Orientation, 2-Meals-per-Day, 1-Meal-per-Day, Homestay, Airport-Pickup-and-Drop-Off
Charles Olupot
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