Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UGA-65)


Type: Environment, Education, Animals - Country: Uganda

Brief description and main aims

Uganda Wildlife Eduaction Center is a center where wild life education is combined with leisure. Formerly, it was called the Entebbe Zoo. It offers fun and exciting activities for corporates, families, schools or just individuals in addition to hands on experiences with animals.

Main Activities

The Center's main activities include:
  • Catering for animals.
  • Rescue and rehabilitation of sick animals.
  • Animal food preparation and feeding.
  • Hands on care for captive and injured wildlife.
  • Captive breeding of endangered wildlife species
  • Entertainment through education for children.
  • Help organize entertainment activities for the public in the zoo
 

Volunteer tasks

Volunteers will help with the activities mentioned above.

Volunteer works from 8am to 4pm from Monday to Friday.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer needs to be at least 18 years old and we have special clothes that need to be worn at the project and a number of vaccines are required. 

Location

The centre is located on the edge of Lake Victoria with rich vegetation, wide range of birds, butterflies and other indigenous animals. The center is located 36 kilometres from Kampala and just 15 minutes from Entebbe International Airport

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer lives with a host family 1 hour away from the project by taxi, it might be one and half sometimes when traffic is really tight.

More Information

PLEASE KINDLY NOTE: Extra Fees $300 for a month and $50 extra added week paid directly to UWEC.

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