Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

If you’re looking for a volunteer opportunity that will allow you to leave more than just footprints on your travels, Soft Power Education offer a unique volunteer experience that will let you get stuck in at grass roots level, even for just a day.

Soft Power Education (SPE) is a British registered charity and Ugandan NGO working with communities in Uganda to improve quality of life through education.

Focus is made on five key areas:
  • Refurbishment of primary schools – providing clean, safe and inspiring learning environments.
  • Education Centres – fun, dynamic learning centres to compilment class based learning for our partner schools
  • Community Development Programme – extending the potential of the education centres for adult learning
  • Partnerships – Through partnerships bringing conservation to the classroom
  • Special Needs – Promoting inclusion of children with disabilities into main stream schools.
All volunteers are welcome, even for just one day to join in and help the ongoing school refurbishment programme. You will get a chance to visit one the two local pre-schools as well as the Amagezi Education Centre, all built and managed by Soft Power There will be plenty of time to interact with children, chat to the teachers and take photos before being whisked off to one of the schools being refurbished at the time.
Your time could be spent doing anything from painting to mixing cement for the builders. A delicious local lunch is provided by the recipient school. Soft Power does request that you make a donation on the day to help them fund the transport, paint and brushes you will be using.

If you would like to volunteer for a day or two, enquire at either NRE Adventure Central or Explorers River Camp.
For further information about longer volunteer programmes check out www.softpowereducation.com
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Responsible Tourism

As part of our commitment to responsible tourism Nile River Explorers donates 10% rafting income received from all long term volunteers of Soft Power Education back to Soft Power. Rafting bookings must be made through Shaz at Soft Power Education / conditions apply
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