Group Volunteering in Uganda is a great way for university groups, corporate groups, friends, classmates or colleagues to develop stronger relationships. Forge friendships and team building, united by the shared experience of volunteering in Africa to help others.
What is Group Volunteering?
Group volunteering simply means that you work with your group on similar tasks as our individual volunteers as detailed on. We create specific programmes for Uganda group trips at certain project locations. If you are coming to Uganda with your own group, you will travel together and share the whole experience with the other members of your team.
Volunteer groups going to Uganda could be university colleagues, corporate group members, school friends, members of a local community club, company employees or work colleagues.
Group volunteering in Uganda is a great way to immerse yourself in a new African culture, volunteer overseas and build your CV. Group volunteering in Uganda is a great team-building exercise! The skills you learn through group volunteering in Uganda are valuable for future careers or academic achievements. You will also learn how to foster stronger professional relationships; gain skills needed for teamwork and discover the role of leadership.
What kind of groups do we host?
Msafiri tours host a wide variety of groups including corporate volunteering groups, community groups, church groups, youth groups and clubs, university groups and school groups. We are happy to discuss Uganda group trips with any kind of group provided you fit in with our ethos.
Msafiri tours have hosted many student volunteer groups overseas and have partnerships with student groups from Europe and the USA that return every year.
We have also hosted specialist groups who help us tackle specific challenges. Please contact us if your group has special skills to offer, and we will try to match you with a suitable project in Uganda.
Tailor-made Uganda volunteering and cultural immersion trips
If you prefer, Msafiri tours can work closely with you and your group to design a tailor-made Uganda volunteering experience. This can include cultural exchange, service learning and trips to discover the wonders of Uganda. We specialize in trips that genuinely provide worthwhile and much-needed assistance to Ugandan projects and the local community you volunteer with.
A tailor-made Uganda experience can include many options including; Uganda cultural music workshops, day trips and city tours, guided Kampala city tours, trips to cities like Jinja, Entebbe, a weekend excursion, a night of traditional food and entertainment, Mountain Gorilla safari, wildlife safari at Queen Elizabeth national park or Murchison falls. Wherever you are heading, our experienced Msafiri tours team can recommend a host of activities for you.
It is a great opportunity to positively impact a local community in Uganda. Additionally, learn about local culture and how international development affects a local community and country. In many cases, you are also able to share cultural differences from your home country and together learn something new. Maybe you will be brave enough to share a popular children’s song in English at one of the Community Projects in Uganda that specializes in teaching and children’s education and growth.
For our education-based projects working with children, we normally require that volunteers have a good knowledge of spoken and written English. For Animal Care and Conservation Projects, a good level of fitness is important as the work can be physical. Other than that, a willingness to get stuck in and help is the most important quality you need!
We are happy to discuss any special requirements or skills your group has and how they can be used on a trip to Africa. Our aim is always to find the best way of harnessing our volunteers’ enthusiasm and willingness to help!
What groups do we host in Uganda?
Almost all of our Uganda projects can host a wide variety of groups of varying sizes. Depending on your requirements, budget and what you want to get out of the Uganda trip, some projects will be better suited to your group than others. Get in touch so we discuss your requirements and see how we can help you choose the best Uganda project for your group and to ensure your Uganda group trip is as enjoyable and rewarding as possible.
What’s included in a Uganda group volunteering package?
All Uganda group packages can include anything that is included in our standard volunteer packages. This could include all your pre-departure information, travel and health advice, airport pick-ups, transfers, accommodation, in-country support, all your meals, excursions and Uganda safaris
Additionally, we also have travel partners who can help you with flights and insurance.
How much does it cost?
Please remember that any tailor-made Uganda group trip may cost more – or less – depending on your group’s requirements – for example, if you want an upgraded hotel or excursions with guides. Please contact us for your specific trip costs
Group leaders could get a free place!
If you can get together a group of ten or more people, friends or colleagues, then your placement could be free. We have a free place for every 10 people. Contact us if you’d like to find out what’s involved in being a group leader, and we’ll be happy to help you get started. We can guide you through the process of recruiting, fundraising and organising your group trip!