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Community Based Organization

Organization Location: 
Kampala
Uganda
SHES
  • Kampala, Uganda
Languages:
English
Organization Description
Background of the organization

Social, Health and Environmental sustainability organization is a registered community based organization founded in 2011 and found at Banda in Kampala district. It operates in wakiso, Kampala and Mukono districts with different programs. This is an organization founded by volunteers who have realized the importance of volunteering and being passionate about helping people improve on their lives. It is an organization working towards fulfilling its intended goals and objectives.

Vision
An empowered community where people holistically meet their own challenges

Mission
We aim at equipping the community people with relevant skills and information and challenge those who have them to share with others.
The vision and the mission primarily aim at providing solutions to social, health and environmental problems which have become community crises. It is meant to cater for serious problems like HIV/AIDS and other social challenges that lead to a reduction in the life expectancy of our community members. A further survey is to be carried out for real situations on the ground it has yet still been found that many families are living under difficulty situation such as poor nutrition, sanitation, and ill health due to environmental problems.

Objectives
• To work with the community initiate and foster sustainable development
• To increase awareness about social, health and environmental issues.
• To curb down the spread of HIV and help the infected people live a dignified life.
• To create an environment where children and adolescents get an opportunity to express themselves and have a better life.
• To equip the young people with life skills to enable them make informed decisions

This organization has four core program areas
• Women empowerment program
• Environment conservation
• Youth program
• OVC program
• Skills Building program
• Daylight Program
Causes
Childcare / Children, Education, Women
Skills Needed
Can teach basic English, Gardening, Assisting teachers, Able to make abstract ideas beeasily adjust to new areas, Childcare, family practitioners, Adapt well to any environment, Daycare, Youth Work, Mathematics
Accommodation
Accommodation Provided - Minimum Stay: 1 year
Average Cost per Week ($USD)
$140 per week
Estimate only - contact this Organization for actual costs to Volunteer
  • 3 Meals per Day
  • Volunteer Hostel
  • Airport Pickup and Drop Off

Costs do not include Flights, Visas, Vaccinations, Insurance, Spending Money, Pre-Departure-Orientation, 2-Meals-per-Day, 1-Meal-per-Day, Homestay, Local-Transport, Internet
Manager
Ofwono Opondo
Location
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