Volunteer at Wisdom junior school in Uganda

Volunteer program in Uganda, school, teaching in Africa, education, children, orphanage
General info

Wisdom junior school was founded to relieve poverty by educating and proving health care, food, shelter and psycho-social support to neglected children and orphans so that they achieve their full potentials. We focus on the neediest and most vulnerable children in our community.ย Many have lost one or both parents to poverty or disease. We help these children break away from the everyday cycle of poverty and hopelessness.

What is wisdom junior school

Wisdom junior school is an institution in Uganda interested in improving and providing education, feeding, clothes and medication to children from tremendous poor families and children neglected of their right to education in Uganda.

What is wisdom junior school currently doing for the kids?

We support 130 kids in our community.ย All of these are orphans and vulnerable children.ย We handle an average of 130 children all-together.ย Child neglect occurs in all sections of our society, but the risk factors are greater in orphaned families, parents having economic challenges, have difficulty controlling anger, alcohol or drugs abused, have no education or were abused or neglected as children. We ask you to work with us, to achieve our goals and give hope to our kids.

What type of host are you?
What are you looking for help with?
  • Building
  • Charity Work/Fundraising
  • Cleaning
  • Teaching/Language Exchange
  • Farming/Gardening
  • General Help
  • Health/Medical/Assistance
  • Writing
How many volunteers could you host?

I can host Groups of volunteers

When would you need volunteers?

March, April, June, July, September, October and November

How many hours of help per day?

4-5 hours of help per day

How many days of help per week?

5 days per week – 2 days off

Note about the volunteer work and other expectations

We expect to have a clean record of the volunteers while at our school and fully attend to the neediest kids

Are accommodation and food included?

Yes, we offer food and accommodation

What type of accommodation can you provide?
  • Private home

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Diet – nutrition information

We feed volunteers on local foods grown in our community

Fees transparency

Our volunteer programs are free.

However, a volunteer can consider making a donation on the running projects as he or she sees the need.

VISA – could you provide Visa support/info/invitation letters?

No, we cannot help with Visa but we can offer assistance

Volunteers’ benefits:

Volunteers will meet new lovely people at school and the entire community and also be exposed to culture over here.


What to do in the free time

Volunteers may decide to take a tour at beautiful tourist centres in Uganda. Note they will need to meet all the tourism costs.




We are located in the central parts of Uganda in a remote and poor area. The weather is hot and wet throughout the year. No winters.

How to get to your site

By aeroplane

Is there internet access?

Yes, but not very strong.

“Paying guests” Option. Could you accommodate “solidarity” tourists?

Yes, we can accommodate eco/responsible tourists & paying guests



Hostname: Nzayisenga Yeredi
Host Email: wisdomnamayumba@gmail.com



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