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As an organization, we are always looking for people to offer their time, skills and resources to serve the vulnerable women and families, and this is attained through our well developed Volunteer Programme.

Sustain Micro Enterprise relies on volunteers like you to help women, families and communities in need to realize their dreams of enjoying sustainable lives.  With help and support from volunteers, we are able to change lives of women and families in Uganda.

Who Can Volunteer?

Individuals, Professionals & Seniors, Students, Retired, Couples and Anyone willing to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable women and families.

Length of Volunteer

Minimum period of volunteering is 2 weeks

Volunteering is an excellent way to support Sustain Micro Enterprise; we are looking for all kinds of people who can help us achieve our vision where no woman  should be vulnerable.

We have listed some ways you could volunteer below. But if you would like to volunteer with us in any other ways, please get in touch with us on:

Microfinance Advisor: Are you experienced in microfinance practices? We are looking for you to volunteer with us as we advance small loans to the vulnerable women.

Business Development Advisor for the women: Would you like to share your business skills and experience with the women involved in small businesses, join us.

Proposal writing: Do you have skills in proposal writing and grant knowledge; we would like you to support us. Writing proposals and grants can lead us to acquiring funds  vulnerable women in setting up businesses.

Photography and Filming: Join us and help in taking photography for our work and videos for our cause.  Support us in sharing our stories with the global community.

Social Media Manager: Passionate about website and social media, we need your passion and skills.  Join us and help us use these platforms to share our work.

Hygiene and Sanitation Educator: Are you knowledgeable about hygiene and sanitation? A great opportunity for you to volunteer with women, schools and families to share information about hygiene and sanitation. You also get involved in building Tippy Taps with the community.

Become Sustain Ambassador: Do you care about the vulnerable women? we need you to become our Ambassador in your community. Spread the word, fund raise and share about our work in your community.

Are you passionate about Microfinance, Business and Mentorship or would you like to learn more about microfinance model and practice, Join our team in Uganda. Sustain Micro Enterprise welcomes people with passion to join hands and make a difference.

Areas you can volunteer and make a difference

Business training, Business development, microfinance, group facilitation, presentations, Administration/Office, women support, business mentorship, business assessments, fundraising, photography, and sustainable development.

Sustain Micro Enterprise provides a flexible volunteer programme, if you have a project that you would like to work on and can help empower  the vulnerable women and their families, we welcome it. Reach us and let us discuss it to see how it can be of help to the women.


We are interested in helping our volunteers learn more about Uganda and the culture here so the accommodation provided is of a host family. Volunteers live with a host family and in terms of cost, it is cheaper. The beauty of the volunteer having the accommodation with a family is that you get to learn more about the culture in Uganda, make friends, learn about the local behaviours and history, and always in a company of someone. The host family selected always meets standards of our organization and is always ready to host you. The accommodation consists of one bed room and a bathroom.

Since our volunteers are hosted with the family, they share a meal and drinks with the host family. In the host family, more of the Ugandan dishes are prepared. The food includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. The meals include banana which is Uganda’s staple food but here it is called Matooke, Beef, Beans, Posho, Greens, Potatoes, Chicken, Rice and Cassava. Breakfast consists of Milk, Bread, Egg, Fruit, Coffee, Rolex and Chapatti. Most of these are local dishes; however special meals can always be arranged on request.

If you are a vegetarian, we value you taste. Special meals can be arranged to fit your preference and taste.

Free-time activities

Uganda, the Pearl of Africa” is filled and endowed with a lot of interesting activities that you can participate in during your free time, Let us explore them below:

Visit the Source of the Nile. During your free time, you will have an opportunity to visit the Source of River Nile. The Nile River is the longest river in the world at 4,135 miles (6,650 Kilometres). Our organization is located a few kilometres from the River, so it is a beautiful activity out.

White Water Rafting: White water rafting is an activity carried out on River Nile. During your free time you can enjoy water rafting and the water falls.

Cultural dance: Uganda is blessed with diverse cultures, while here you can have the time to participate in the different cultural dances and also attend some concerts where the dances are carried out.

Craft Shopping: Jinja, the town where we are located has a lot of shops selling African crafts. A free time can be spent by shopping and touring the several shops and enjoy the African culture through crafts.

Visit National Parks: Uganda is blessed with numerous national parks with beautiful animals and birds. You get the opportunity to do bird watching, animals and reptiles.

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