Where and why?
This expedition to southwest Uganda will support an African initiative driven by a passion to invest individuals with ideas, skills and different life experiences, through grassroots projects that tackle real health challenges.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to the famous mountain gorillas and the communities that live alongside the protected forest face quite a tough world of subsistence farming and a reliance upon nature. The goal of this project is to empower the local communities, through health, education, business and more, to help them not only become custodians of the forest but enjoy the benefits that conservation and gorilla tourism can bring them. ... Read more >
Education is the core of empowerment and can create socio-economic change, self-sufficient and sustainable livelihoods and a better understanding of the natural world, which is a necessity for communities living hand-in-hand with nature in remote parts of the world.
However, education in such parts of the world has largely been shunned out in favour of traditional lifestyles, or is today, still too severely underdeveloped and resourced to meet basic educational needs.
In Northern Tanzania nearby to Kilimanjaro National Park, we are looking for the support of creative volunteers to teach English and other important topics such as basic health to kids and adults in the local community ... Read more >
This is authentic volunteering in Africa. From the mountainous village you’ll live in, to the projects you’re involved and the team you work alongside.
This will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in SW Uganda - home to the mountain gorillas. You'll be living and volunteering right on the edge of this rainforest in the heart of the community.
If you’re looking for a sustainable development or conservation project that is thoughtfully customised around your personal abilities, experience and interests, and to be placed within roles contributing genuine and positive impact - through this volunteer expedition you can stay in a friendly stunning Ugandan village and get ... Read more >
Participate in a volunteering opportunity that aims to empower and inspire girls from rural communities in the Kilimanjaro region, bringing them engaging and educational opportunities that create social and environmental sustainability.
This is a cultural sensitive part of the world. Young women particularly from remote surrounding villages and tribal areas including the Maasai still undergo traditional practices such as female genital mutilation and early marriage and pregnancy. Some girls escape in search of different opportunities, some stay and become the heads of households taking care of their families but for both employment is limited as many have not completed education or have ... Read more >
Volunteer with the Maasai tribe and help adults access basic education for the first-time. You’ll be playing an important role in helping sustain a skills development project with indigenous people in rural Tanzania who are hungry to learn basic language and business skills to generate an income for their families.
This expedition is beyond what any visitor of Northern Tanzania dreams of experiencing. It's 100% real life and it's the chance not only to learn from an iconic traditional African tribe, but to leave a seriously positive footprint behind you.
Location… Kilimanjaro, Northern Tanzania
Nestled in the foothills of Africa’s largest snow-capped mountain, Kilimanjaro, is a small ... Read more >
Spend time with mountain gorillas in the wild, but take your experience beyond gorilla tracking and become part of their conservation as well.
In this expedition you will learn more about these primates, their environment and the people that live along side them than any other holiday in Uganda. You will get under the skin of the destination and we'll take you off the beaten path.
If you would prefer to spend JUST SOME of your holiday volunteering in a responsible community or conservation programme, yet also surround this volunteer contribution with action packed or relaxing adventures for you, then this is ideal.
In this expedition, you're able to volunteer part time through a ... Read more >