Archive for Category: "Volunteering News & Needs"

Uganda Volunteer, Leah, Shares Her Experience

Uganda Volunteer, Leah, Shares Her Experience

“Think no more. Go,” says Uganda volunteer Leah This past summer we were fortunate to have several volunteers in Uganda.  One of those was Leah who visited both our Agwata and Jinja locations in August.  After completing a career in the military, Leah is now completing her master’s degree in public health.  She was quite […]

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U.S. Volunteers Help Construct Headmaster’s Hut

U.S. Volunteers Help Construct Headmaster’s Hut

U.S. Volunteers Build Hut During our May 2015 visit to Agwata, two U.S. volunteers traveled with us to help construct desperately needed housing for the school’s headmaster.  The teachers eagerly greeted U.S. volunteers, Linda and Merry, who not only provided labor for assisting the local Uganda builder in building the hut, but who also helped provide […]

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Nonprofit Volunteering: Have a Rewarding Experience with Us

Nonprofit Volunteering: Have a Rewarding Experience with Us

Nonprofit Volunteering: Not Only Rewarding but Allows Donor Dollars to Do More!  Volunteers are our lifeblood.  Not only do they help our organization accomplish its mission of empowering poor people in Uganda to overcome poverty, but a cadre of dedicated volunteers also means that every donor dollar we receive can be stretched much farther.  With […]

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A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers. We Need You!

A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers. We Need You!

A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers! With luggage fees charged by the airlines rising rapidly from what they were a few years ago, we decided to highlight this month a new type of need.  We need you!  We are looking for people who can volunteer here in the U.S. whether it is […]

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Bead Events Mean Big Money for Our Beaders!

Bead Events Mean Big Money for Our Beaders!

Our Ugandan Women Need Your Help to Increase Paper Bead Sales October marks the start of our paper bead selling season when we help sell our Ugandan women’s paper bead jewelry and fair trade crafts at bead events not only in metro Denver but throughout the United States.  In addition, we ship their Ugandan paper beads […]

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Thank You to Our Volunteers Who Make a Difference

Thank You to Our Volunteers Who Make a Difference

National Volunteer Week is April 6– 12, 2014. National Volunteer Week celebrates ordinary people who take action and do amazing things to help improve their communities and the world. This one week highlights the enormous contributions that volunteers make every day. It is not just about random acts of kindness, but about making volunteering and […]

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Small Actions, Big Impact

Small Actions, Big Impact

Near or Far, Volunteers Make Our Work Possible   Outreach Uganda (OU) is able to operate in large part due to the efforts of talented and tireless volunteers. We would like to extend a huge “thank you” to all of these volunteers. This article highlights two wonderful women who donate their time to support our organization […]

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Old Soccer Shoes Needed for School Youth

Old Soccer Shoes Needed for School Youth

Our Agwata Primary School received a  generous donation of 50 soccer uniforms in late 2012.  This has allowed the school to provide uniforms for the school soccer team which plays other nearby primary schools.  In addition, the older youth team has a set of uniforms available when they play as a community team within the […]

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U.S. Volunteer Needs (You Can Change the World)

U.S. Volunteer Needs (You Can Change the World)

October Volunteer Needs: Outreach Uganda needs your help in finding U.S. volunteers to work either virtually or in our office in the metro Denver area.  Do you know someone who wants to apply their corporate skills or personal passions and interests to help fight poverty? Right now we especially need teachers, nurses, and health professionals […]

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Take the Plunge–Volunteer in Uganda This Summer!

Take the Plunge–Volunteer in Uganda This Summer!

We are finalizing plans for our trip to Uganda this summer.  Tentative dates are from mid-June to the end of July.  Volunteers are welcome to join us for as little as 7 days in-country.  If you’ve been considering volunteering, the time to decide is now!  Please email us or give us a call and we […]

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