Volunteer At Nakusi Generous Society
Interested in volunteering in Uganda?
The Nakusi Generous Society dedicates as many resources as possible to vital program needs, and is extremely careful to minimize administrative costs. Therefore, we have developed a successful and extremely valuable volunteer program. Volunteers are most valuable while school is in session, however we can make arrangements outside the school session depending on the project/activity to you wish to accomplish.
General school calendar:
First term: February 2 - April 24 Second term: May 18 - August 14
Third term: September 7 - December 4
Please find a list of volunteer opportunities outlined below. Keep in mind that these are meant as guidelines. Please reach out if you have a particular skill or talent that does not fall within the parameters of the below opportunities. Please send us an inquiry early in your planning, as there are many logistics that need to be taken into consideration before moving forward with each experience, especially those not outline below.
Work with children in Nursery School through Primary Three, aged 5-10, on their English reading, writing and comprehension. May include classroom instruction, small group sessions and one-on-one tutoring.
Coordinate and coach games and practices for primary students. Teach rules of the game, teamwork and good sportsmanship.
Teach local farmers cooperatives financial skills such as bookkeeping and budgeting.
Teach small scale women farmers about agriculture, especially rearing chickens, preparing gardens, planting gardens, fertilizer application, and storage and market access skills.
Provide instruction and technical advice on constructing semi-permanent structures for families, such as kitchens, houses and pit-latrines. Involve locals in the construction and make sure they can do it on their own once you have left.
Teach basic computer skills (Search Engines, Microsoft Office) and servicing (small repairs and troubleshooting) to students, teachers, and Nakusi Generous Society executive staff.
Teach proper cataloging and classification of books. Help organize the library. Previous library experience is preferred.
Doctor, Dentist, Eye Specialist
Treat basic ailments of students, parents and surround community members. Medical volunteers are especially needed when school is in session.
Inquire, organize and conduct reading camps for primary students during their school break.
Photographer / Videographer
Volunteers are needed to document Nakusi Generous Society work through photos and videos of students, women farmers, and community partners.
Blogger / Writer
Volunteers are needed to document Nakusi Generous Society activities with blog posts, nonfiction stories, interviews, and photos. Once you have chosen a project for your trip, please express your interest to or and we will arrange your formal volunteer application. “If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever."
We will allocate a particular child you can help to offer guidance, social, life skills, through correspondence. Donate or collect unwanted items - clothing, shoes, toys and beddings from your community and help to send them to our Care Corner.
Dine So They Can
Volunteer to host a meal or do something like for your friends, on your desired date, entertain and educate your guests about the impact of AIDS and poverty upon the poor children in Uganda and the work of NGS, and ask them to pay for the meal or services to donate the proceeds to support the work of NGS in Uganda. Register now for this year’s to save a life.
Register now for this year’s to save a life.
Bless a needy child with a Christmas gift this year The children we work with are poor and will never receive a gift for Christmas so when you choose to provide a gift you will bring the child into awareness that someone out there love them and care about them. (When you send your donation, we can then buy the gift for you locally)
Help find a sponsor for a child in need
Help find a sponsor for a child in need Perhaps you already sponsor a child. You know the joy that comes from helping underprivileged children find love, encouragement and hope for the future. Consider this: You can have an effect on the lives of many other children in need by encouraging others to sponsor a child in need, too.