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The Buganda kingdom dates 200 years back and has a very rich history. One of the outstanding treasures of Buganda is the Kasubi Tombs which were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In 2010 some parts of the site were almost completely destroyed by a fire. After this tragedy, the Buganda Kingdom has vowed to rebuild the tombs of their kings, and the kingdom is looking for motivated volunteers to help rebuild the former glory of the kingdom by conserving, protecting and promoting the heritage site in all aspects. The Kasubi Tombs is the only Heritage Site of its kind in Uganda. The volunteers will be partnering with the kingdom to rebuild, restore, and document some of the activities of a two decade legacy.
Volunteer tasks include: restoration, promotion and protection of cultural values and sites; intercultural exchange; social work; educational support; raising awareness; guiding and counseling; tree planting.
More information and enrollment: http://cadip.org/volunteering-in-uganda
For programs in other countries check out: http://cadip.org
Motivated to work for a charity project within an international team, tolerant, open-minded and cooperative person with adventurous spirit.
No specific skills or experience required.
On-site training is provided.
A volunteer experience may give you ideas or a push in deciding your professional aspirations - one of the most important and difficult decisions one should make in life. It can make stronger your motivation or give you additional inspiration in what you are studying or working. And most important, by being a volunteer you gain the hands-on experience you will hardly get at lectures or at the office desk. In a workcamp you can have such an involving and inspiring time!
After successful participation CADIP issues a certificate for the completed volunteer hours.
Faculty: ALES (Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences) All Faculties Arts Augustana Business Campus Saint-Jean Education Engineering Law Library and Information Studies Medicine and Dentistry Native Studies Nursing Pharmacy Public Health Rehabilitation Medicine Science
Location: Outside Canada
Contact:Name: Program coordinator
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