Round 13 VOLUNTEER.

BASIC INFORMATION.

Our volunteer program is based in Uganda. We work with different local organisations to offer an optimal service to our volunteers and maximise the positive impact of our programs.

Our program includes: accommodation, meals, airport pick up and drop off, transportation, program orientation, help for travel preparations and tourism services. The flight to Uganda is responsibility of the volunteer. The duration of the program can be from 1 to 24 weeks.

Our volunteer program focuses on using boxing to create positive change in communities in Uganda. 

 

Round 13 VOLUNTEER.

bASIC information.

Our volunteer program is based in Uganda. We work with different local organisations to offer an optimal service to our volunteers and maximise the positive impact of our programs.

Our program includes: accommodation, meals, airport pick up and drop off, transportation, program orientation, help for travel preparations and tourism services. The flight to Uganda is responsibility of the volunteer. The duration of the program can be from 1 to 24 weeks.

Our volunteer program focuses on using boxing to create positive change in communities in Uganda. 

 

 Arrival in Uganda and orientation

 

 Upon arrival, I didn’t give it airport volunteers will be welcomed by members of the round 13  team and transported to their accommodations. Since the orientation programs is carried out on the first and third Monday of each month it is important to schedule the flight to arrive at the Entebbe airport the weekend before the orientation.

The program will begin with your orientation. This session will discuss the most relevant topics for your stay in Uganda:

 

  • Introduction and will come to Uganda
  • Culture and customs
  • Rules and expectations
  • safety guidelines
  • tourism opportunities
  • Basic classes of the local language (Luganda)
  • Team contacts
  • Volunteer information and its programs

Volunteering Details

 Arrival in Uganda and orientation

 

Upon arrival, I didn’t give it airport volunteers will be welcomed by members of the round 13  team and transported to their accommodations. Since the orientation programs is carried out on the first and third Monday of each month it is important to schedule the flight to arrive at the Entebbe airport the weekend before the orientation.

The program will begin with your orientation. This session will discuss the most relevant topics for your stay in Uganda:

 

  • Introduction and will come to Uganda
  • Culture and customs
  • Rules and expectations
  • safety guidelines
  • tourism opportunities
  • Basic classes of the local language (Luganda)
  • Team contacts
  • Volunteer information and its programs

Volunteering details

Accomodation

Host Families

The best way to experience Ugandan culture. Stay with a family that will make you feel at home. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. In case of needing transportation, volunteers should use a “Matatu” (local transport, a van with 14 seats), with the help of the Round 13 team.

Price clarification:

Extra expenses (not included): trips to restaurants, bars, tourist activities (safaris, rapids, parks, etc.), transportation, laundry, travel insurance, Visa and vaccinations (required for a visa).

Duration – Price ()


1 week        |    400
2 weeks      |    700
3 weeks      |    950
4 weeks      |    1,150
5 weeks      |    1,350
6 weeks      |    1,550
8 weeks      |    1,950
10 weeks    |    2,350

*Does not Include VAT

Why host families?

We believe that in order to have a truly enriching experience, volunteers should stay with a family in the community they help. In this way the volunteers acquire a sense of the impact their work has. It usually accommodates 1 to 3 volunteers per host family.

what are the houses like?

All our host families have a series of minimum requirements – potable water, electricity at all times, modern showers and toilets, own room and safe surroundings.

Where are the host families located?

Our host families are located in the communities where the volunteering takes place. This is done mainly for the convenience of volunteering and to avoid the use of taxis. In a few cases the use of public transport is necessary.

ACCOMODATION

Host Families

The best way to experience Ugandan culture. Stay with a family that will make you feel at home. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. In case of needing transportation, volunteers should use a “Matatu” (local transport, a van with 14 seats), with the help of the Round 13 team.

Price clarification:

Extra expenses (not included): trips to restaurants, bars, tourist activities (safaris, rapids, parks, etc.), transportation, laundry, travel insurance, Visa and vaccinations (required for a visa).

Duration – Price ()


1 week        |    400
2 weeks      |    700
3 weeks      |    950
4 weeks      |    1,150
5 weeks      |    1,350
6 weeks      |    1,550
8 weeks      |    1,950
10 weeks    |    2,350

*Does not Include VAT

WHY HOST FAMILIES?

We believe that in order to have a truly enriching experience, volunteers should stay with a family in the community they help. In this way the volunteers acquire a sense of the impact their work has. It usually accommodates 1 to 3 volunteers per host family.

WHAT ARE THE HOUSES LIKE?

All our host families have a series of minimum requirements – potable water, electricity at all times, modern showers and toilets, own room and safe surroundings.

WHERE ARE THE HOST FAMILIES LOCATED?

Our host families are located in the communities where the volunteering takes place. This is done mainly for the convenience of volunteering and to avoid the use of taxis. In a few cases the use of public transport is necessary.

Private Accommodation

We also offer the option of private accommodation. Volunteers can rent a flat in Kampala with all services included (water, electricity, modern bathrooms, security, kitchen). This option also has rental of a vehicle with a driver to facilitate transportation in the city. Meals not included.

Price clarification:

Extra expenses (not included): outings to restaurants, bars, tourist activities (safaris, rapids, parks, etc.), meals, gasoline, laundry, travel insurance, Visa and vaccinations (required for visa).

Duration – Price ()


1 week        |    500
2 weeks      |    800
3 weeks      |    1,050
4 weeks      |    1,250
5 weeks      |    1,450
6 weeks      |    1,650
8 weeks      |    2,050
10 weeks   |    2,300

Does not include VAT*

Price can vary depending on the accomodation chosen.** 

WHERE ARE THE houses LOCATED?

The flats available are located in Kampala, near the center of the city. Normally the private flats are further from the volunteering than the host families. 

Private Accommodation

We also offer the option of private accommodation. Volunteers can rent a flat in Kampala with all services included (water, electricity, modern bathrooms, security, kitchen). This option also has rental of a vehicle with a driver to facilitate transportation in the city. Meals not included.

Price clarification:

Extra expenses (not included): outings to restaurants, bars, tourist activities (safaris, rapids, parks, etc.), meals, gasoline, laundry, travel insurance, Visa and vaccinations (required for visa).

Duration – Price ($)


1 week        |    500
2 weeks      |    800
3 weeks      |    1,050
4 weeks      |    1,250
5 weeks      |    1,450
6 weeks      |    1,650
8 weeks      |    2,050
10 weeks   |    2,300

Does not include VAT*

Price can vary depending on the accommodation chosen.**

 

¿Dónde están ubicados los pisos?

Los pisos disponibles están localizados en Kampala, cerca del centro de la ciudad. Normalmente los pisos tienden a estar mas lejos del voluntariado que los host families.

What DO I NEED TO TAKE TO THE TRIP?

Sunscreen

 

Hand sanitizer

 

Malaria pills

 

Shampoo

 

Phone charger

 

Sports shoes

 

Bathing accesories

 

Rain coat

 

main ACTIVITIES in UGANDA

Main activities in uganda

Rapids in the Nile

Our favorite activity, without a doubt one of the best experiences in Uganda. Challenge and the largest river in the world and cross four to eight rapids of category 3, 4 and 5.
For the most adventurous!

Time required: 1 full day
Tour: Kampala – Jinja (Aprox. 2 hours).
Once in JInja, rafters will receive a safety orientation. Afterwards the rafting begins.  The rout can be 4 to 8 rapids.  In addition, during the tour, in the calm waters, volunteers can enjoy a brief snack to recharge. At the end of the tour the volunteers will be taken to the camp where they will be able to take a shower and have lunch. 
Price: 120$ – 180$ USD 
Includes: Breakfast in Jinja, refreshments in the river, water during the tour, continental buffet with drinks and beer, transportation from Kampala – Jinja, photographer during the tour, security briefing, rescuers during the tour, security boat during the tour.

Safari in Queen Elizabeth

A natural reserve with more than 100 species of mammals and 606 types of birds, including hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, lions, antelopes and elephants. 
Walk through this park on a wonderful 3 day safari!

Time required: 3 days
Tour: From Kampala to the park is an estimated transfer of 4-6 hours by car. Once in the park, volunteers will have the option of staying in an Ihamba house (budget accomodation) or a Mweya house (luxury accommodation). The excursions will be divided into 3 days: the first day will be visited tea plantations, the hills of the Queen Elizabeth and Rift Valley. The second day will visit the “heart” of the park and the Kazinga channel for safaris. The third day is the last expedition through the park and the return to Kampala. 
Price: $400$-700$ USD per person
Includes: Breakfast in the park (excludes dinners and meals), lunch in the park (second day), entrance to the park, cruise on the Kazinga channel (2 hours), driver and vehicle in the park, guided tour in the Kyambura Canyon, cultural visit to Igongo, safari in Queen Elizabeth and accommodation.

Murchinson Falls

Natural reserve famous for its waterfalls. This is the largest and oldest natural reserve in Uganda. It houses all kinds of mammals and birds such as lions, zebras, antelopes, buffalos, elephants and rhinos.

Time required: 3 days
Tour: The first stop is at the Rhinoceros Sanctuary of Ziwa, where you will follow a family of white Rhinoceroses with the help of a Ranger. The second day will visit the Murchinson Waterfalls and the water safari through the Nile. The third day is the land safari and the return to Kampala. 
Price: $380-600$ per person.
Includes: Transportation, park entrance fee, cruise, guide, accommodation and meals.

Biwindi Forest

Enjoy a trip to the heart of the African jungle. For sure the most popular tourist attraction in Uganda. This forest, which borders Rwanda, is home to the last back gorilla families raised in the world. It crosses hills and dense vegetation to see these majestic animals in their natural habitat.

Time required: 4-7 days
Tour: To reach Biwindi it takes approximately 6 hours by car. All the excursions are to different areas of the park with the purpose of seeing different groups of gorillas. The excursions are supervised by guides and Rangers and last around 6 hours, including breaks and meals. 
Price: $1000-1200 per person
Includes: Transportation, entrance to the park, license to track gorillas, meals, accommodation, guide and Rangers.