KiyumbaKimu Children Village (UGA-43)


Type: Community, Children - Country: Uganda

Brief description and main aims

KiyumbaKimu Children Village provides a natural and stable environment for all children aged between 5 to 18 years old. It provides children, in destitute living situations, a permanent home. KiyumbaKimu Children Village is an orphanage located in the rural areas of south/east Uganda 160km from Kampala city. It is found in Kiyumbakimu Village, Lwengo District. The Home care for homeless, abandoned and orphaned children. It now has a small kindergarten school for toddlers whereas the rest of the children go to nearby outside schools.

Volunteer tasks

Some of the volunteer's tasks include:
  • Offering educational activities e.g. reading, writing, computer knowledge
  • Community outreach program and visits
  • Gardening farming and poultry
  • Carrying out games and activities
  • Developing good living conditions at the center
  • Cooking and serving the children
  • Improving children’s hygiene
The project is very much involved in agriculture for both,subsistence farming and commercial, but on a small scale, so we are open to agricultural ideas from volunteers who might have some.
 
We host both male and female volunteers aged 18-30.Working Hours 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday 35-40hrs per week.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should be between 18-30 yeras old. 

Location

KiyumbaKimu Children Village is  located in the rural areas of south/east Uganda 160km from Kampala city. It is found in Kiyumbakimu Village, Lwengo District. 

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live at the project. 

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