Friends of Peace and Hope Foundation
Friends of Peace and Hope Foundation is a not–for profit community based charity duly registered with the Department of Gender Labor and Community Development.
What We Need
Raising Funds for Education Materials for Children
The project aims at improving the personality of the children, by providing scholastic Materials and school fees on school-term basis .
Find avenues for scholastic materials for rural children, and help raising funds for children necessities who are deprived of the various widespread opportunities available in the world. The age groups of the children vary from 5 years and above
Energetic, passionate and comfortable with the children, lobbying and negotiation skills, fundraising skills. Good communication skills
WORKING-DAYS & -HOURS
5 days a week – Mon- Friday, 8 hours a day
The organization needs a volunteer to coach children on good sanitation and personal Hygiene in vulnerable homes, carry out home visitation and taking children to health centers.
Counseling sessions, activities for educating them on hygiene within homes and also in helping them overcome the common sicknesses like diarrhea, typhoid, cholera, tuberculosis.
Skills in home care, counseling, medicine
Is a necessity, self motivated, comfortable working with new people, comfortable working on own. Age; from 23 years and above
The project requires the volunteer to conduct Aids/HIV and STDs awareness campaigns to the poor children, youth and elderly and marginalized groups.
Counseling sessions/ visits and comforting affected communities to help them lead a normal life and bring them back on track and fundraise funds to affected one
Conceptualize some interesting sessions / activities for educating them and streamlining them with other children and also in helping them overcome the stigma with grace. Can contribute funds towards publicity and materials.
Skills in communication, counseling, self motivated, comfortable working with new people, comfortable with working with HIV/Aids affected communities. Age; from 21 years and above
Couples and groups are welcome.
When & Who
What we Provide
A room will be allocated to the volunteer (s) in our Guest house in Kisoro town with basic amenities. He/she can then contribute USD 392 per month. The Guest house has a kitchen on the side so the Volunteer(s) can do own cooking. There are Local markets and supermarkets. On average, you can spend USD 10 on food per day.
We have local food.
The fees it will depend how long the volunteer wish to stay at Peace Friends of Hope Foundation.
See your travel agent for flights to Kampla, Uganda or Kigali, Rwanda. It is best to fly to Kigali as you can get a visa (cost is 50 US dollars) at the border with Uganda and Rwanda since Kisoro is nearer to Kigali airport than Entebbe airport in Uganda. You will meet at the airport and transport is provided for your journeys to and from the airport. Food and accommodation is $750 per month. This includes breakfast, lunch and evening meal. Food is plentiful and accommodation includes a clean, comfortable room with bed and mosquito net (room may have to be shared) provided at Friends of Peace and Hope foundation. Laundry service is available at a small cost. US dollars is the currency to take with you, the project safe can be used to keep large sums of money. Spending money required depends on the individual, but if you budget at approx. $30 per week you will have more than enough.
A donation of $300 per month must be paid 6 weeks prior to departure. This is for the upkeep and development of the project. The amount of donation relates to the length of stay.
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More Services we Offer
Other Ways to Help
Scholastic materials ,like books, pens, pencils ,rubber ,uniforms, clothes ,blankets,,foods and beverages Public system,5 Balls both for volleyball and soccer ,video coverage. Chairs for 250 people. 5 Tents and contribution towards their school fees.
Friends of Peace and Hope Foundation
P.O.Box 182 kisoro,Uganda(East Afrika)
Plot 20 Budara Road.
Additional Info about Us
TRANSPORTATION & COSTS
Transportation by motor cycle between Kisoro town and some villages is approximately $ 250 dollars per month.
The volunteer will cater for own internet costs. Local Internet café’s charge Ush50 per minute or Ush3000 for 60 minutes. Or USD 1.25 per hour.
However, if the volunteer can carry his/her modem, we can just buy a simcard and bundle on arrival. Or a new modem at Ush90,000 (US$37.5) and internet bundle Ush25,000 (US$11) for bundle 500Mbs.
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
The organization would need the volunteer for at least 3 months. Couples are also welcome.
The Coordinator for the organization will guide the volunteer at no cost
To mobilize the needy and marginalized persons including children, youth, disabled, and elderly and provide them with educational, economic and socio-psychological support.
In order to fulfill our mission, we actively and directly engage, and also place both local and international volunteers in implementing our programs.
Our organization is firmly committed to provide for the physical, mental, spiritual and social welfare to better the life of Ugandans through charitable and humanitarian professional and technical services, our organization is focused on education, agriculture, human Rights, woman empowerment, disaster management , health education/training ,care and support services for HIV/AIDS patients, water & sanitation provision, short-term food provision, Christian spiritual and social welfare development and environmental bio-diversity
Please note that we do not work with institutionalized children. Our orphans stay with some families selected by the organization.