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Community Based Organization

Organization Location: 
Wakiso
Uganda
Trust Future Uganda
  • Wakiso, Uganda
Languages:
English
Organization Description
Trust Future Uganda (TFU) is a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) which aims to offer a brighter future to youths, orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs), and disadvantaged women living in Uganda. Our mission is to empower orphans and vulnerable children, youths and marginalized women in Uganda.
Project Description:

THE PROJECTS INCLUDE;

1. Education for:
1.1. Children. Our primary school counts 204 students, including 91 most vulnerable children or orphans. We educate children from 4 to 14 years.
1.2. Adults who didn’t receive or complete their primary education. We offer them language courses and business mathematics three times per week.

2. Health
2.1. In partnership with local organizations we offer free HIV test, counseling and psychological support to the local community.
2.2. In partnership with a local dispensary, we provide our vulnerable pupils with a free access to health care and medicine.

3. Empowerment of:
3.1. Disadvantaged women through economic activities like craft products (mats, lady’s hand bags, beads, craft shoes, envelopes and paper bags).
3.2. Youths: we provide youths – who drop out of school or got early marriage – with professional skills (i.e. bricks and shoes making or sewing activities).

VOLUNTEERING FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:

Management: accountancy and finance of the projects, prioritize NGO’s needs - Project management: planning, implementation, monitoring, defining budget and evaluation, finding new sources of sustainability.

Research work: qualitative and quantitative research about our beneficiaries (disadvantaged women, youth and children) regarding to living conditions, health, income, nutrition, accommodation, etc.

Field work: social work in the communities, meetings and interactions with our beneficiaries (advices and prevention), guidance and psychological support.

Journalism: in order to create awareness among the social network, you will collect and write short interviews and positive stories of Trust Future’s members – either staff, or beneficiaries (Humans of Trust Future).

Marketing / communication: strategic marketing and operational, promotion of the projects, creation of promotional supports (video, brochure, flyers, business card, …), promotion of volunteering and internship, writing job description of volunteering opportunities, finding international market for Women empowerment’s craft products, etc.

e-Marketing: interactions with the web users on social networks (i.e. Facebook) and the website (update and writing)

Public Relations: - partnership-building : with the objective of recruiting new volunteers/internships and collecting supports, you will be looking for international partnerships with High School (social workers, teachers), Secondary School, foundations, companies (Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), etc., - search of local partners (building a strong network), - fundraising programme (writing fundraising proposals and implementation)

Teaching: in collaboration with the teaching staff, you will teach subjects such as English, Mathematics, Sciences, Geography, Physical Education, Art (drawing and painting) or any other relevant subject (i.e. foreign languages, computer skills).

Photography / Video: in order to create awareness about Ugandan living conditions and culture, you can capture pictures or videos of Trust Future’s environment (community) or members (staff, beneficiaries).

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Office hours: from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Accommodation
Volunteers can stay in a Guest house or in a host family. The project site can be reached by boda boda (motorcycle taxi) in about 5minutes (count about $ 0.68 =3000 per day).

Food
Depending on the accommodation chosen, the volunteer will share and cook meals with the family or prepare their own meals at the guest house.

Insurance
Not provided. Volunteer has to have his/her own insurance.

Fees
450 USD one time payment. Pick up from the airport/bus upon arrival in Uganda; orientation/training; accommodation; water; gas/electricity/charcoal; kitchen utensils; admin/communication; evaluation with host project. 450 USD for 1-3 month, 50 USD for each additional month.

Visa
A tourist visa at the airports entry point. It ranges from one to three months and costs 50 USD.

Others
Communication at the Organization is in English. Please note that teaching function may not be available during school holidays: December, January, April and August.
Causes
Childcare / Children, Education, Women
Skills Needed
any one with caring soul, Anyone with an open mind , Ability to build and maintain relationships, any one who is commited, High level of self motivation & ability to work proactively
Accommodation
Accommodation Provided - Minimum Stay: 2 weeks
Average Cost per Week ($USD)
$100 per week
Estimate only - contact this Organization for actual costs to Volunteer
  • 3 Meals per Day
  • Homestay
  • Local Transport
  • Airport Pickup and Drop Off
  • Internet

Costs do not include Flights, Visas, Vaccinations, Insurance, Spending Money, Pre-Departure-Orientation, 2-Meals-per-Day, 1-Meal-per-Day, Volunteer-Hostel
Manager
Tumwikirize Apollo
Location
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