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Nurture Africa

Work 157 Thomas Street Dublin 8 Ireland Work Phone: 01 5424178 Website: http://www.nurtureafrica.ie/

Biography

Photo of Nurture Africa

Mission Statement
The vision of Nurture Africa is for the most vulnerable children in Uganda to lead productive lives and become positive influences on society. Our development projects provide healthcare and education for orphans and vulnerable children. Nurture Africa believes in working in partnership with Ugandan communities and supporting them holistically. Nurture Africa was formerly known as A-Z Children’s Charity.

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Is Irish
Yes

Non Profit
Yes

Organisation Type
Short-term/Intercultural

Telephone Number
01 5424178

Age Requirements
Minimum: 20 – no upper age limit

Language Requirements
Fluent English is necessary

Disability Access
It depends on the nature of the disability, but if a volunteer’s mobility is seriously affected, the placement may not be suitable.

Education Requirement
We offer specialised placements for primary and secondary teachers and for nurses, including under-graduates. We also offer placements for which no specific qualifications are required. Student nurses must have completed at least their 3rd year of training to be eligible.

Other Requirements
No.

Application Procedure
Complete an application form which can be returned by email or post. Applicants will be invited for an interview, and those who are successful will be allocated places on a first-come-first-served basis. Places are limited so early application is recommended to avoid disappointment. Contact us for an application form or download it from the website.

Cost
Volunteers must pay for flights, vaccinations and living expenses.

Benefits
Living expenses, all meals, accommodation, local transport, private health insurance are provided for a nominal one-off fee (approx €130 for the whole placement).

Work Individually/In Teams
In teams

Code Of Practice
Signatories of the Comhlamh Code of Good Practice

Volunteer Charter
Comhlamh Volunteer Charter

In Country Support
Yes, the Volunteer Coordinators who provide the pre-departure induction and training also travel to Uganda to coordinate the volunteer projects.

Pre Programme Training
Yes – 2 workshop weekends providing information on travel, health, organisational policies, cultural awareness, team-building and placement preparation.

Post-Programme Debriefing
Yes, Reunion Day including group debriefing.

Location
Africa
Countries
Uganda

Activities
Children/Young People
Construction
Education
Health/Medical

Duration
0-4 Weeks

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157 Thomas Street Dublin 8 Ireland

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