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Wild Heart Volunteerism 

Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

             2023 - 2024

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Volunteer "Experience" in Africa - with Excel & Wild Heart African Safaris

  • Teen Camps

  • Teaching

  • Medical Camps

  • Business Clinics

  • Cultural/Community Development

  • Language

  • Education/Children

  • Sports

  • Elderly Outreaches

 

"Experience" Highlights

  • Every day is new and fun. Engage in a variety of relevant activities.

  • See and do a lot in a short time. Work in classrooms, medical centers, sports grounds, small businesses and community gardens.

  • Get to learn how locally-led community development is working.

  • Spend your time with empowered local people and get fully immersed in Ugandan culture and way of life.

  • Exchanging Culture Experiences in the Arts 

  • Weekend getaways exploring Uganda. You may choose from the adrenaline raising fun filled activities like zip-lining in a rain forest, white water rafting the Nile, or simply escape to a dream wildlife safari, primate tracking or both

 Teaching: 

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We are at the forefront in promoting qualitative and innovative learning within our schools. We follow the idea of SWCH ~ Switch

The idea is to Skill Whole CHild with life skills. We are looking at 3 areas: Head, Heart and Hands on learning. The Creatives in Arts and Sports are the most popular part of 

Volunteers work in classrooms, choosing what ages and topics to teach. Traditional teaching in Uganda is rote learning and memorization. Our aim is to encourage teamwork, fun, literacy, creative and innovative learning in primary school students

Youth-Sports and Academia:

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If you have a desire for working with youth, are dedicated to mentoring, and have a passion for teaching and becoming a role model, then you’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re interested in teaching, performing arts, sports, we have the right opportunities for you.  Your experience with us will be  both fulfilling and impact driven.

Agriculture:

 

Volunteers work alongside groups in their communal gardens. Expect to prepare soil, plant seeds, spread mulch, weed, harvest, and chase birds and other pests. Our aim is to teach efficient land use, organic pest control, and nutrition. Join the effort to plant thousands of fruit trees in Uganda! Fruit trees provide sustainable nutrition, income to families in poverty, & help clean the air, water, & soil.

Nutrition & Vegetable Gardening

 

Nutrition and vegetable gardening, cooking and community sanitation programs aim to support rural and peri urban public health in communities.

We teach and train individual homesteads how to have a home vegetable garden in a small space, and how to promote good nutrition in homesteads.

Community & Development: 

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Working in a community development is perhaps one of the most in-demand, challenging, and diverse volunteer opportunities available. Few things are more rewarding than immersing oneself in a new culture and empowering communities by helping them achieve the awareness necessary to have greater control over their financial, physical, environmental health. Community development breaks down into many different categories but is generally defined as social groups of people working together towards a common goal to build a stronger community.

Business Clinics, Micro Financing:

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Come join us in our efforts to fight poverty by supporting our business development process. You can share your experience as a business owner, teach personal finance classes to women in the Village so that they can become financially literate. The opportunity to live in the village and connect on a personal level during class time, with is very fulfilling. You can also participate is raising small startup capital, for our Sacco for micro lending.

Arts - Crafts - Dance

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Medical Missions 

Through medical mission trips, International Medical Professionals provides access to sustainable community and public health education and medical services to underserved and vulnerable communities across the globe that will improve the health, wellness, and quality of life of those populations most in need

Volun-tourism

 

In between your volunteer time or at the end, sneak out to see the beauty of Uganda at a very affordable cost by our travel agent and partner company-wildheart. From the vast, arid savannas of the north to the cooler -even snow peaked mountains and forests of the southwest, Uganda offers a staggering range of experiences: whether your desire is to Whitewater raft the Nile, go on safari to see lions, giraffes and elephants, or relax on the sandy shores of the Ssesse Islands in Lake Victoria, (the third largest freshwater lake in the world), we have got it all for you

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