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22 January 2009
Volunteers recognized and feted on IVD in Kampala 
Kampala, Uganda: At the end of the Week of Volunteerism in commemoration of International Volunteer Day 2008, featuring advocacy activities, a United Nations Volunteers programme workshop, a march to show cause for volunteerism, and the renovation of a Children’s Ward at Mulago Hospital, volunteers were feted with a Volunteer Cocktail Party at the Imperial Royal Hotel, Kampala.  Read article
25 November 2008
Mt. Elgon Self-Help project (Uganda) 
Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project is a registered non-governmental and community based organization in Uganda that was established in 2004 to respond to the problems faced by children, families and communities in the sub counties of Bumbo and Bumwoni, Manafwa District. Our interventions are mainly in four areas that include; HIV/AIDS, poverty, gender-based violence and environmental degradation.  Read article
28 February 2007
Swimming lessons: Lifeline for Ugandans 
Canadian volunteer, Bryony Smith teaches children living on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda how to swim, 13 December 2006.  (AP Photo/Emily Anderson)
Kampala, Uganda: When many people think of aid to Africa, they imagine sacks of grain for the starving or blankets for the homeless. But in Uganda, one volunteer-involving charity is offering something different: swimming lessons.  Read article
22 January 2007
Uganda: United Way for the Needy 
Kampala, Uganda: United Way, a non-governmental organisation based in the US has opened a charity branch in Uganda last Friday. United Way who focuses mainly on volunteering to help the unprivileged, has been in Uganda for the last two years but was yet to be formally launched.  Read article
31 January 2006
A volunteer for the long haul by Sarah Campbell
Teaching in Uganda with the Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO) set the television journalist Jon Snow off on a life of volunteering. Here he talks about the effects of that life-changing experience.  Read article
From: Times Online, UK
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