The Real Uganda offers 4 programs for international volunteers to join. You can teach in primary schools, dig on organic farms, work in public health, and get involved with women empowerment groups. Our focus is cultural exchange. Bring your encouragement
Researching volunteer abroad programs? The Real Uganda has 12 years' experience in Uganda. Our volunteers teach, farm, and do medical and economic development work. Be a part of communities improving lives. Live and work The Real Uganda!
Staying healthy and safe while volunteering in Uganda is simple. Eat the local food. Take anti-malarials. Sleep under a mosquito net. Stay aware when wandering. Be respectful. Ignore all advice given by people who have never been to Uganda.
Staying safe and healthy in Uganda is easy. Just follow these steps and relax. Uganda is a country like any other. It just has bad media. Once you are here, you will realize. Once you go back, you will share! Eat the local food. Stay hydrated. Take anti-malarials. Sleep under a mosquito net. Stay aware when wandering. Be respectful. Ignore all advice given by people who have never been to Uganda. Simple!
Voluntourism is a popular way to travel. While it does have it's critics, we spoke to people who actually work with international volunteers. Read what they have to say about their interaction and cultural exchange with voluntourists.
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