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Uganda

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The Republic of Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa, bordered on the east by Kenya, the north by Sudan, on the west by the Democratic Republic of Congo, on the southwest by Rwanda, and on the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, within which it shares borders with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a portion of the south of the country including the capital Kampala.

  • Capital: Kampala
  • Currency: Shilling (Ugandan)
  • Religions: Anglican
  • Languages: English, Swahili

Organisations

Volunteer Vacations

Volunteer Vacations

Volunteer Vacations placements handpick placements to ensure they meet our vision of only providing these where the work is necessary and volunteers are needed. These are always in charities and social enterprises that benefit the local people...
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Project Trust - member since 2000

Project Trust - member since 2000

Project Trust offers school leavers a challenging year of discovery in Africa, Asia or the Americas. Through living and working overseas for a year, our volunteers gain new perspectives on the world and themselves...
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Africa & Asia Venture (AV) - member since 2000

Africa & Asia Venture (AV) - member since 2000

Would you like to travel with a group of people your own age, exploring countries across Africa and Asia?You’ll have awe-inspiring adventures – think white-water rafting down the Nile and spotting the Big Five on safari – but it’ll be so much more than a whistle-stop tour...
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Frontier - member since 2000

Frontier - member since 2000

Dive, Teach, Trek, Explore.Imagine spending your gap year diving in beautiful coral seas, tracking exotic game through lush jungles, or teaching English to groups of eager children. Best of all, you'll gain the qualifications that could make the difference to you getting that prestigious university spot or lucrative job...
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