- Digging of a new 13 boreholes - Repairing and maintaining 8 wells
Distributed 3600 Kilos of meat during feast and Ramadan
Renting on orphanage house for children
Helping 25 people getting out of prison by paying their debts
Buying and disturbing 106 goats for the local people to help them sustain a living
Building 4 mosques
- Building 4 new classes
- Paying school fees for 10 children - Distributing 193 school bags - Buying 193 school shoes for children - Buying 660 schools books and pens for children
Sofraa Organisation appreciates the concern, time, effort and money you will invest in any of its projects and programs. While you are volunteering, remember that you are a “SAFEAR” or representative for your country, ethics, beliefs and Sofraa Organisation. You will meet many new people with different cultures and backgrounds whether it is Ugandan or other nationalities, if this opportunity comes from an open mind can allow you to embrace, listen and learn about different cultures and ensure you leave with an all-round positive outlook on life.
To re-equip poor schools to help children in need to have quality education.
To teach children between 4 and 17 years old subjects which includes; English, Maths, Science, Social Studies, Art and Physical Education.
Volunteers DO NOT need professional teaching experience , volunteers simply need enthusiasm and patience.
A wooden class school located in the rural village of Wakisi 20 minutes from Jinja, this school has over 140 children ranging from the age of 4 to 15. Before the establishment of this school, many children were not attending school and others were walking up to 10 kilometers everyday to attend school in a neighboring village. This is one of the schools among several others than Sofraa is developing.
To fulfill the basic needs of orphan children including accommodation, clothing, food, health, quality time and psychological well being.
Volunteers are required to help the children in their studies, assist in their breakfast preparation, dorms cleaning, clothes washing, water collection from wells and children entertainment.
Volunteers DO NOT need any qualification or experience; they simply need patience and caring nature.
SOFRAA orphanage Placements are the ones which really need help so don’t expect to work in a high quality orphanage.
To secure a source of funding and a helping hand for the community’s facilities, to renovate and reconstruct them.
Volunteers are required to assist in manual labor jobs alongside skillful and unskillful local workers, to help with the construction work. Tasks would include but not limited to; construction, renovation, painting, landscaping, refurbishing sports fields, and brick laying.
Volunteers DO NOT need prior Construction experience as they work alongside a local foreman to complete the work.
Medical centers, childcare centers and Schools within SOFRAA under construction projects and SOFRAA local communities facilities renovation program.
To improve the quality of healthcare facilities, provide suitable healthcare education and to raise the community hygiene awareness.
Volunteers are required to work and assist in healthcare centers; to raise the community healthcare and hygiene awareness through organizing creative healthcare events.
Volunteers need to be a registered doctor, nurse or lab technician in his country or have certified knowledge and training to assist in a healthcare center.
SOFRAA cooperates with a lot of healthcare centers that need a helping hand. They are poor in supplements and facilities so again don’t expect to work in a fancy hospital. SOFRAA also organizes healthcare events that travel to rural areas in Uganda to serve the ones with no access to any healthcare facility.