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Volunteer Placement Organization

Profile Cover Picture: 
Languages: 
English
Company Headquarters: 
Soroti , SOR
Uganda
UG
Causes: 
Childcare / Children
Education
Women
Minimum Stay: 
1 week
Cost per Day: 
$15
Cost per Week: 
$105
Cost per Month: 
$450
Cost Includes: 
3 Meals per Day
Volunteer Hostel
Homestay
Project Locations: 
SAF-Teso
Soroti , SOR
Uganda
UG
Languages:
English
Description
SAF-Teso (Shine Africa Foundation-Teso) is a faith based, non-profit, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), legally registered with NGO Board, Ministry of Internal Affairs with REG NO 10050 and was established in 2006 as Shine Africa Ministries (SAM) as by a group of indigenous community members who felt compelled to respond to the needs of vulnerable and marginalized people in the local communities particularly affected by civil war and poverty. SAF-Teso main focus is to empower the local people, and create sustainable change through increasing access to Life Skills, Education, income and basic health care services.

The organization has been operating in the Teso Sub-region in the pilot districts of Serere, Ngora and Soroti since 2009 and engages in a wide range of activities. Our program areas are Public Health, Environmental Management, Education, Livelihoods, Food Security and Income Generating Projects, Human rights and Social Justice. Other support activities where the organisation has been effective are International Volunteer Placement Programs, Research and Advocacy, Music Dance and Drama, Sports, Culture and Mind set Change.

SAF-Teso also hosts international volunteers under our volunteer cooperation initiative, since 2013 to-date SAF-Teso has hosted volunteers coming from the UK, Kenya, USA ,Iraq, France, Canada, Sweden, Germany , Spain, Zimbabwe, and Switzerland . SAF-Teso’s strategic direction is guided by the ultimate GOAL to focus on improving various areas of community life and fundamental human rights through its VISION a society in which the local population is empowered to equality of access to the whole spectrum of quality social services and MISSION to work in a holistic manner towards improving quality of life of vulnerable and marginalized individuals in the Teso sub-region, by empowerment through interventions that increase access to education, health care and sustainable living through income generating projects regardless of colour, tribe, age, ability, gender, political or religious affiliations.

The above are anchored by the Core Values of: operating culture based on open and honest dialogue, team-working, collective decision-making, pluralism in society, pursuit of equity - securing rights, creating access and opportunity, and building capabilities necessary to achieve well-being for all people. For more information about SAF-Teso, our achievements, and how you can partner with us through volunteer placement opportunities, grants funding. More information about the organisation can be obtained by visiting our website.

We would welcome your support as a partner to deliver programs and cooperation in the International Volunteer/Interns placement opportunities. We can host any number of volunteers/interns and their families as well. You can write to us about these amazing opportunities for partnership between SAF-Teso and your organisation/Institution and in whatever form you can support SAF-Teso through our emails above.
Best regards from Anguria Michael, Executive Director SAF-Teso
Causes
Childcare / Children, Education, Women
Average Cost per Week ($USD)
$105 per week
Estimate only - visit Organization website for actual costs to Volunteer
  • 3 Meals per Day
  • Volunteer Hostel
  • Homestay

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