Help the teachers and children of Uganda with Good Hope Initiative

The Good Hope Initiative is a project running a newly established school in Western Uganda. Volunteers are welcomed to assist the teachers and work with the children in and out of school hours. One month would cost only £2000, three months £3000. This comprises the cost of a return air ticket, insurance, visa, food, accommodation and transport to and from Entebbe airport and the Christians Abroad support package, which includes health screening and medical advice before and during placement, a CRB check if necessary and a modular preparation course with an experienced consultant. Deo, the project leader, writes: “We have 200 children from 2½ to 14 years old. Our school is called SALVATION COMMUNITY SCHOOL. Currently, the school has a baby class and primary one, two and three classes. Next year (2013) we are going to add on a primary four class.

The school is in temporary structures at present, but we plan to start building as soon as we can get some materials. Everyone is excited about our ongoing programs. The school is within our organization’s compound. Volunteers will be involved in our child care program, teaching in classes, visiting guardians, helping children with homework, sports, etc.”

Christians Abroad has supported two previous volunteers at this project. Both returned having made lots of young friends and having had a real experience of African village life. One has returned several times.