Beacon of Hope Uganda is a community based sustainable development organization, founded in 2006 in Mukono district. BoHU provides long-term sustainable solutions to problems in rural Uganda which are mainly caused by poverty.
At Beacon of Hope Uganda, the volunteer in Uganda program options available are endless - we operate two schools, a women microfinance project, a community health clinic and social community centre.
Volunteer Work with Children
You can spend time interacting with children and encouraging their social and emotional development. You can focus on music, recreation, art, or other special areas of talent you have. If you are compassionate, creative, and love working with children, this is the program for you.
Volunteer Work at Micro-finance Project
You can spend your time working with women at our microfinance project. There are many options for this program that can revolve around your level of knowledge about finance and business.
Volunteer Work at Community Health Clinic
If you are interested in the health field, you can work in our community health clinic or one of our local partner hospitals. We also arrange a number of healthcare outreaches in rural communities of the country.
Teaching/ education Volunteer Work
Work with our local teachers in your field of expertise to help students learn the skills and information they need to succeed. You will be working in one of our schools, a primary and secondary school.
Volunteer Work at a construction/building project
Focus on a building project based on your area of expertise, or work on one of the existing projects that needs an extra set of hands! This is a great opportunity to work with local adults and gives you the chance to truly see the impact you will leave behind. Past volunteers have built classrooms, health clinics, or even homes for elderly village members.
Social Work Volunteer Work
Work in areas like women’s empowerment, child development, program development at schools or in villages, or other areas you are interested in. This program has many options and often times volunteers end up creating a custom project based on their own ideas.