In early 2019, we plan to announce our next organized volunteer trip. Read below about our volunteer trip that was organized in 2018 and check out our FAQ page.
We welcome inquiries from groups of any size on opportunities to help with our Place of Refuge Village construction project.
ARCHIVE: SUMMER 2018 Volunteer Experience
The Place of Refuge Village is now a reality and we need your help! This summer Kids Inspiring Kids is looking for 10 volunteers to selflessly give of their time to help change the lives of the people of Uganda. Spend your summer break exploring what Winston Churchill called "The Pearl of Africa" and bring hope to these amazing people. This trip will be taking place July 11-25, 2018. We recommend a minimum 14+ day trip to accommodate traveling, jet lag, and projects. See some of the prior volunteer experiences on our Facebook page here. Additional questions are addressed on our Volunteer FAQ page.
Day 1- All parties arrive, travel from airport to Kampala
Day 2- Exchange for Ugandan currency, tour Kampala
Day 3- Craft Market, visit Lake Victoria, cultural dance & dinner
Day 4- Trip to Banda Ghetto/Slums
Day 5- Local Church (optional), pack for Place of Refuge Village (PRV)
Day 6- Travel to PRV, visit Lake Wamala
Day 7- Village projects (wells, agriculture, building, etc.)
Day 8- Village projects (wells, agriculture, building, etc.)
Day 9- Minor medical first aid training, Lake Wamala boat trip
Day 10- Medical clinic in local schools, learn to make banda beads
Day 11- Village projects, prepare for local outreach
Day 12- Local outreach, pack, travel to Kampala
Day 13- Jinja source of Nile trip
Day 14- Local food market, final group dinner, airport
Day 15- Airport runs as needed
*Itinerary is subject to change based on current projects, size of group, length of trip, etc.
$1000 per person for a 14-day experience
Longer trips may have additional cost
See below for what is included with the $1000 fee
Included in the price:
Transportation to and from Entebbe airport in Uganda
Transportation to and from organized KIK events
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner - KIK organized
Lodging in Kampala and Place of Refuge Village
Washing powder/soap for bathing and clothes
NOT Included in the price:
Vaccines - Yellow Fever Required (please refer to our FAQs)
Airfare (Usually between $1,000.00-$2,000.00)- we recommend using www.kayak.com or one of our preferred travel agents
Visas ($50.00 at the Ugandan airport)
Side trips/Excursions (Additional trips, safaris, white water rafting, bungee jumping, ATVing, etc. can be planned for additional costs/time)
Discounts available for groups of 10
$250.00 deposit required within 45 days of scheduled itinerary.
Trip must be paid in full 30 days prior to scheduled itinerary.
Trip may not be canceled within 29 days of scheduled itinerary. This will result in the loss of all payments.
Trips canceled 31+ days of the scheduled itinerary will lose the $250.00 deposit.
Flight information must be sent to KIK 21-30 days prior to scheduled itinerary. Please keep in mind that due to the time change and length of travel, you will need to leave 1-2 days PRIOR to scheduled itinerary.
Once the deposit is paid KIK will send finalized itinerary, travel/packing checklist and additional information.
Please keep in mind passports can take 4-6 weeks and must have more than 6 months remaining in order to be valid. There is a rush service available if needed. https://www.uspassporthelpguide.com/
Additional questions about volunteering with KIK? See our Volunteer FAQ page or submit a question below.