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NGO Jinja, Uganda

38 reviews38

Help us on farming, gardening and animal caring activities

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High demand host
This host has received 4 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Make a real social impact
19 travelers really felt their social impact working with this host
Immerse yourself in the local culture
18 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Help us with our farming, gardening and animal caring daily tasks here in our foundation. Those activities includes from digging and planting and harvesting You can also bring us new gardening techniques and ideas for helping us to build a very beautiful garden! :)

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Additional Fee Required

Volunteers will contribute 11 euros per day its inclusive breakfast, lunch,dinner and accomodation and for the develop of the Foundation and other services.


  • Beginner English
  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
1 week

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38 Reviews


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How this experience will transform you

19 Creating true social impact

18 Immersing in the local culture

16 Meeting locals

16 Meeting international travelers

14 Get in touch with nature

12 Practicing English



I arrived late in the evening in Namulesa. I only had time to meet everyone. Next day I woke up HOME and with a FAMILY that will stay in my heart forever, wherever I will be. You'll learn how to be content with little and find happiness in simplicity. You'll experience PURE LOVE if you go with an opened heart and mind.

18 days ago



I don’t have words to express this volunteering but if you’re looking for a REAL AFRICAN EXPERIENCE and you’ve an open heart, this is you’re call.
I’ve a family in Uganda and they’ve a home in Mexico. The hostesses, staff and children are truly and amazing persons, we have so much fun, I’ve experienced the culture, they’re open to innovative ideas for the school and the whole Foundation.
I’ve gave and received a lot, a LOT OF LOVE. You’re the best volunteering guys and am so thankful for you to open your house and heart to this international travelers. Sis and bro, see you again!!!

about 1 month ago



This was my first volunteering experience and I couldn't have chosen better place to dedicate my time. Emma and Lidia are the most committed person I've known, completely focused on improving the life of many kids, giving them the tools to become better citizens and investing in their knowledge. Projects like these are the reason to cross the world to be part with. I loved the passion they demonstrated and the way they receive their volunteers as well. They made me feel as part of this special family that you don't want to say goodbye at the end. Thank you Emma and Lidia from my heart! :)

2 months ago



I had no idea what to expect when choosing this volunteer opportunity but it was an amazing experience. Lydia and Emma made me feel right at home and I loved getting to know all the kids that live there as well and will miss them dearly! Lydia and Emma are amazing people who are doing SO much to change children’s lives. They’re incredibly selfless and have become a second family. We will meet again someday! Love you all 💛

3 months ago



My experience here was great and I would recommend it to everyone who wants to go to Uganda. There were however some communication issues. I applied for the cooking position thinking most of the time I would be doing that. Yet you have to look at all the experiences Emma offers, because you will do every single one of them. It was great, but be aware of it so that you don't have false expectations. Apart from that it is best that you plan your free time, because Emma will be to busy to show you around. Apart from these little problems, I had a great time!

4 months ago

Emmanuel replied

Thank you so much elike for the help
I always show volunteers around in their free time, if one tells me his/her plans, i recommend places, and tour with
And being invited too

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