WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I ARRIVE?
You will be met upon arrival at Entebbe International airport by a friendly representative and taken to your project location. Once you have had time to rest, the local staff will introduce you to your project and the local area. Your in country coordinator will be more than happy to help you settle in and acclimatise; you'll feel at home in no time in this friendly, vibrant country.
WHERE WILL I BE STAYING?
Throughout your project You will be staying in either a home stay or a volunteer guest house. The accommodation will of course be clean and comfortable and will quickly become your second home. The African style toilet and shower facilities are shared between 4 or 5 people and, while we can’t always guarantee the hottest water, the facilities are more than adequate. The house is equipped with a lounge, TV, kitchen, hand washing facilities, telephones and and spare electricity sockets. Life at the guesthouse is simple, unsophisticated and fun, perfect for unwinding after a busy day!
WHAT WILL I BE EATING?
You will be provided with three good quality meals every day, so you shouldn’t ever feel hungry. The food you will be provided with will consist of delicious local dishes using fresh produce to create a cultural and tasty experience! Typically your diet will consist of rice, bread, sweet potatoes, beans and noodles, with vegetables such as cabbage, avocado, spinach and eggplant. Look out for the national drink, wagari, which is a type of gin made from bananas. Water and tea/coffee are included throughout your stay whilst soft drinks (coke, sprite etc) and other beverages can be purchased from the local supermarket in town.