Design-Your-Own Adventure Year-Round. Get Involved in Everything!

Design-Your-Own Adventure Year-Round. Get Involved in Everything!

New for 2020! Come to Uganda Year-Round.

 

Build a program to collaborate with ventures, whenever you want, for as long as you want.

The schedule can mix the best parts of the 3 week Design Sprints and the 10 week Venture Creation – and all the workshops that are going on in Uganda at the time of your visit.

And have the freedom to discover the rest of Uganda during your stay.

New for 2020! Come to Uganda Year-Round.

 

Build a program to collaborate with ventures, whenever you want, for as long as you want.

The schedule can mix the best parts of the 3 week Design Sprints and the 10 week Venture Creation – and all the workshops that are going on in Uganda at the time of your visit.

And have the freedom to discover the rest of Uganda during your stay.

Why an Exchange with United?

Experiential Learning

Because social entrepreneurship and global citizenship is best learned through practice

Effective Impact

Tasks are tailored to your skillset & of genuine significance to high-potential social ventures

Enduring Connections

Work continues remotely from your home. 10% of past participants have returned to Uganda.

Explore Uganda

On weekends go on safari, tour Kampala, raft the Nile… even bungee jump!

Equitable Friendships

Peer-to-peer collaborations create a more authentic and enjoyable intercultural experience.

Why an Exchange with United?

Experiential Learning

Because social entrepreneurship and global citizenship is best learned through practice

Effective Impact

Tasks are tailored to your skillset & of genuine significance to high-potential social ventures

Enduring Connections

Work continues remotely from your home. 10% of past participants have returned to Uganda.

Explore Uganda

On weekends go on safari, tour Kampala, raft the Nile… even bungee jump!

Equitable Friendships

Peer-to-peer collaborations create a more authentic and enjoyable intercultural experience.

Costs United Social Ventures is a charity, not a commercial company making profits from international volunteers. Participants fundraise for trips to cover the costs to United of running them.

United’s Fee:

£120 + £200/week

or

$150 + $250/week

 

This includes:

        • Accommodation
        • Airport Pick-up/Drop-off
        • 24/7 United Support
        • Training Workshops & Webinars
        • Connections to Social Ventures
        • Sim Card with Minutes & Internet
        • Safeboda Credit for Kampala Trips
        • Field Trip to Rural Uganda

NOT Included in this Fee:

 

        • Flights
        • Living Costs (e.g. Food & Drink)
        • Visa Fees
        • Inoculations
        • Travel Insurance
        • Other Activities in Uganda (e.g. Safari, Trip to Jinja,…)

Costs United Social Ventures is a charity, not a commercial company making profits from international volunteers. Participants fundraise for trips to cover the costs to United of running them.

United’s Fee:

£120 + £200/week

or

$150 + $250/week

 

This includes:

        • Accommodation
        • Airport Pick-up/Drop-off
        • 24/7 United Support
        • Training Workshops & Webinars
        • Connections to Social Ventures
        • Sim Card with Minutes & Internet
        • Safeboda Credit for Kampala Trips
        • Field Trip to Rural Uganda

NOT Included in this Fee:

 

        • Flights
        • Living Costs (e.g. Food & Drink)
        • Visa Fees
        • Inoculations
        • Travel Insurance
        • Other Activities in Uganda (e.g. Safari, Trip to Jinja,…)

Testimonials

  • “The experience was invaluable for my future career in global health research and reaffirmed my desire to work in East Africa.”

    Tonia
    PhD Candidate, Physiology, Oxford University
    2017 Participant
  • “The people I encountered were just incredible. I was not expecting to be in such a brilliant volunteer team, to be given such a platform to express my views or to encounter such a vibrant social experience.”

    Peter
    History, York University
    2018 Participant
  • “It was a really brilliant trip, especially meeting the different people and visiting different parts of Uganda”

    Susannah
    Theology, Oxford University
    2016 Participant
  • “I felt like my skills were actually useful so I was beneficial to the ventures”

    Josie
    Law, Birmingham University
    2018 Participant
  • “Meeting Makerere students and working with them was definitely the best part of my experience. I think that’s unique to United and was completely different from anything I’d been involved with before.”

    Yoojung
    English Literature, Oxford University
    2017 Participant
  • “I made some really wonderful friends who I am sure I will stay in contact with for years to come.”

    Esther
    Theology, Oxford University
    2016 Participant

Testimonials

  • “The experience was invaluable for my future career in global health research and reaffirmed my desire to work in East Africa.”

    Tonia
    PhD Candidate, Physiology, Oxford University
    2017 Participant
  • “The people I encountered were just incredible. I was not expecting to be in such a brilliant volunteer team, to be given such a platform to express my views or to encounter such a vibrant social experience.”

    Peter
    History, York University
    2018 Participant
  • “It was a really brilliant trip, especially meeting the different people and visiting different parts of Uganda”

    Susannah
    Theology, Oxford University
    2016 Participant
  • “I felt like my skills were actually useful so I was beneficial to the ventures”

    Josie
    Law, Birmingham University
    2018 Participant
  • “Meeting Makerere students and working with them was definitely the best part of my experience. I think that’s unique to United and was completely different from anything I’d been involved with before.”

    Yoojung
    English Literature, Oxford University
    2017 Participant
  • “I made some really wonderful friends who I am sure I will stay in contact with for years to come.”

    Esther
    Theology, Oxford University
    2016 Participant

More Questions? Talk to us or a former participant, over email or Skype call, just let us know below…