• Uganda
    • Kampala
2 weeks

Program Details

Age Min.
Year Round
Guesthouse Hostel Lodge
Small Group (1-15) Medium Group (16-30) Large Group (31+)


Starting Price
Price Details
The Program fees covers for the volunteer's orientation, airport transfer, 3 meals per day, accommodation, 24hr support, Program supervision, and program administration.
What's Included
Accommodation Airport Transfers Equipment Meals Some Accommodation Some Meals Wifi
What's Not Included
Activities Airfare Domestic Airfare SIM cards Some Activities Transportation Travel Insurance Visa
Jul 06, 2018
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About Program

Sometimes, all people need is a little head start, not a hand out. The program provides vital support to community members aiding local development through volunteers who have a strong understanding in business enterprises. African Volunteer Aid’s objectives in this program is to provide local communities members with the proper training to set up and run their local enterprises creating new local jobs and aiding them to break the cycle of poverty and hunger.

The main objective for Microbusiness Program is to assist beneficiaries in starting or expanding a business (Small Medium Enterprise), so that they can become self-sufficient. The long-term objective is for participants to expand their businesses and employ others as able.
These enterprises include craft market vendors, official tourist guides, juice pressers and fruit sellers, eco-camps, horticulture initiatives, small hotels and community associations.

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Program Highlights

  • Self-sufficiency for talented youths and women entrepreneurs
  • Breaking of the cycle of poverty
  • Facilitation and encouragement of the entrepreneurial spirit in the quest for self-sufficiency
  • Empowerment and self-sustenance
  • Economic expansion and growth creating unlimited possibilities for all members of a community including, youth and women

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