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Beacon of Hope Uganda

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Volunteer in Uganda

If you are interested in participating in our volunteer and cross-culture exchange program, write to us and we will work with you to identify your best placement options in Uganda.

Our Volunteer Program is an immersion program customized for individual travelers, students, professionals, families, groups, or anyone with the desire to serve in rural villages in Uganda. The timetable you travel, your village destination, and the projects you may be involved with are all geared to your skills and interests, and the villages' needs.

The program is collaboration between Beacon of Hope Uganda and the under-served rural villages. We are committed to meeting the needs of our communities, and to placing developmental volunteers in programs that provide safe and meaningful experiences.

Because it is an immersion experience, days in the villages allow for a variety of opportunities. And whether you work in a clinic, school, or orphan home, participate in building or agricultural projects, or simply assist in the day-to-day tasks.

Beacon of Hope Uganda works closely with each volunteer to ensure comprehensive preparation, including both an understanding of the people with whom you will be working, and all considerations necessary for travel overseas.

Are you interested in being a volunteer, but would like more information?

Contact our team and let us know what your hopes are for your volunteer experience, and we will assist you in planning a meaningful and fulfilling journey.

More Information about the project:

  • Program Length: From 1 week to 6 months
  • Program Date: Flexible Start & End Date
  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 5-8 hour per day
  • Accommodations: Volunteers House/Homestay
  • Meals: 3 meals are provided everyday
  • Age requirement: 18 years and above

Program Costs: USD$

  1. Week - $295
  2. Weeks -$395
  3. Weeks -$495
  4. Weeks -$595
  5. Weeks -$695
  6. Weeks -$795
  7. Weeks -$895
  8. Weeks -$995

Program Fees Covers:

  • Airport transfers (one way)
  • Placement Registration & Booking
  • Project Support (Pre-departure/ Onsite)
  • Comfortable Accommodation
  • Nutritious meals everyday on project (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • In-country support/Orientation

Program Fees Excludes:

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tours and Safaris

We don’t charge application fees, we screen applications first, before accepting them into our program, but once accepted, all programs attract a Placement registration and Booking paid in 14 days of acceptance in the program


Phone: +256-702-812255 (Whatsapp/Call)

E-mail: beaconyouths@yahoo.com

Website: https://beaconofhopeug.org/volunteer-in-uganda/

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About Beacon of Hope Uganda


Kasala Village, Kyampisi subcounty, Mukono town, 89501, UG

Mission Statement

Providing resources to achieve sustainable development in under-resourced areas through effective community education and development of projects.


Beacon of Hope Uganda is a registered charity that runs community projects in rural areas of Uganda focusing on long term community-led solutions to challenges caused by extreme poverty and poor education.

We recruit and place willing, non-skilled and skilled volunteers within our projects across the country. Beacon of Hope Uganda seeks to aid in the development of self-sufficient, locally run projects which effectively address the most pressing needs of disadvantaged communities.

Volunteering is an amazing way to gain an insight into the culture of a country. By volunteering with a sustainable and responsible project you will not only become part of the community you work with, but will also be making a valuable contribution to long term solutions for the community served by the project you work with. Beacon of Hope Uganda offers volunteers opportunities to work with the following projects:

All Beacon of Hope Uganda volunteer placements in Uganda include a donation to your project, the cost of your accommodation, pre-departure preparation and in-country orientation, supervision and training. It also covers the cost of food and daily transport to and from your placement location.


Sun Sep 15, 2019 - Mon Nov 30, 2020


Mukono, Kayunga roadP.O Box 423 MukonoMukono, Central Region Uganda



  • General Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Child Development
  • Physical Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Coaching


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18

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