Volunteering in Uganda provides a safe and eye-opening cultural exchange experience for people of all ages and nationalities. There’s a lot going on out here. But there’s not much photographic evidence of it floating around the internet. Instead, we have the typical selfie – young volunteer posing with poorly dressed, dusty little kids. I don’t want to see idle people. I’m sick to death of poverty porn. Enough with the exaggerated stories of danger and civil unrest. I’m here to show you the full picture.
This is what life looks like for our volunteers in Uganda:
With a 365 day growing season, there’s more than enough food to go around. It’s fresh from the garden, largely organic, and so delicious.
Some day’s you’ll sweat, some days you’ll smile. Every day is guaranteed to be randomly different.
THE VIBRANCY OF MUKONO TOWN LIFE
Mukono town is open for business. We’ve got what you need day or night!
THE BEAUTY AND PEACE OF VILLAGE LIFE
There’s always work to be done on the farm. Our volunteers not only plant seeds and clear weeds, they chase away monkeys stealing our crops.
AND THE LITTLE DUDES
Ugandan childhood is something to be cherished and shared with the world.
I love cultural exchange. I love travel. I love photos. I love Uganda. Please share your photos of volunteering around the world with us. We’ve got to stop the stereotypes and prove the reality. Volunteering in a developing country isn’t about saving, it’s about sharing. You’ll find local communities peaceful, safe, and so welcoming. Email us at [email protected] with your photographic proof! Of course, if you are interested in volunteering with The Real Uganda and really experiencing our life here, spend a little time on this website. If you like what you read, fill in our online application form. Otherwise – share this and spread the word!