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Video of Ratner Family Dancing with Children

The Ratner family finishes the construction of a water fountain in Uganda.
Thank you very much!! People like you make us believe that another world is possible!!

 

Ratner family dancing with children after building a water fountain and teaching in the school.

 Building a water well and pit latrine for the Kahangi village:

 

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Volunteering in Uganda on Construction – Zach Luster

“This is an experience that will hold forever. I was able to bring water to those in need.” – Zach Luster, volunteering in Uganda

Construction and Renovation Volunteer Programs in Uganda

Volunteer in Uganda in our construction and renovation programs. Although Uganda is endowed with abundance of natural resources, it remains a least developed country, with the lowest indicators of socio-economic development, due to extensive political and social corruption, and extreme poverty. The most affected population is the majority Ugandans who live in rural areas with poor infrastructures. Often roads, schools and health centres are extremely poor, with no clean water and poor sanitation.

Building Homes and Schools,  providing Infrastructure and Water

Volunteeri in Uganda on Construction

Volunteering on Construction in Uganda

There’s urgent need of volunteers to boost the basic facilities and infrastructure for the people in poverty stricken communities. Projects vary from constructing and repairing houses, schools, care and health centres, toilets, and clean water sources for deprived local people; to learning traditional building techniques as well as initiating new appropriate and environmental friendly building skills. IKPVA’s construction volunteer programs in Uganda offer participants both a valuable life-changing experience and an opportunity to make a difference.

Building Homes with Traditional Methods and Natural Materials

Volunteers in this field work in manual labour jobs alongside skilled and unskilled local builders to help with the construction work. The buildings are made using traditional methods and locally sourced materials. The construction techniques are also simple to master and are ideal for sites with limited facilities. No electricity is available at the site everything is done manually! Participants’ task can include digging foundations, mixing cement, building walls, constructing a roof either with grass or iron sheets/tiles, plastering, painting and white-washing, landscaping, digging of trenches, refurbishing sports fields, brick laying, and construction of local huts. Please note: volunteers do not need to be qualified or experienced to participate in these projects, however volunteers with special expertise are highly preferred.

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Want to volunteer in Uganda?

Find here the full information about volunteering in Uganda.

We will take you step by step through the enrollment, and you will learn about everything provided with the program, requirements and fees.

Have fun!

 

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Peru Construction Volunteer Program

Take part in the Peru Construction Volunteer Program and help to build family homes, schools or provide water supply.

According the number of volunteers and the needs of the community we work in schools, orphanages, family homes, and medical and community centres to improve the living conditions of the people living in underprivileged areas. We work alongside the community and families to help to promote social change and impact by working together. There are no words to describe the satisfaction of seeing the completion of a renovation project, and the effect that it has on the local people. This project is unique and rewarding as it offers volunteers the chance to see their immediate impact in the community in which they work.

  • Construction Volunteers in Iquitos, Peru
    Construction Volunteers in Iquitos, Peru

New Family Homes

Painting in Iquitos

Painting in Iquitos

Every day the tasks of the project vary depending on the current need of the public and feasibility based on the number Volunteers painting a mural in our renovation program of volunteers. When we work in houses for disadvantaged families work can vary from renovation to painting and gardening. You will see the smiles and happiness of the benefited families, something which will stay with you for the rest of your life.

Peru Construction Volunteer Program – Choose one

You can choose between projects in Arequipa, Peru’s beautiful white-stone city shadowed by the famous El Misti Volcano; Cusco, the home of the Incas and the archaeological capital of the Americas; and Iquitos, the gateway to the Peruvian Amazon.

Please note: This project is available for a minimum of 5 people arriving together.

Want to start your volunteer experience in Peru?

Go ahead and apply as a volunteer in Peru

We will take you step by step through the enrollment, and you will learn abeout everything provided with the program, costs envolved and requirements.

Have fun!

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