The volunteers will be involved in planting endemic tree species in the buffer zone and build boundaries of the park for sustainability purposes and protection of endangered species. They will participate in establishing unpalatable crops gardens around the site to prevent primates from crossing into community gardens. The volunteer will also be engaged in sensitization workshops, organising events for the local schools and the community
Volunteers will be accommodated in the nearby community houses with option of a tent/camping site. Purely basic. A sleeping bag and mat are recommended.2 meals, 3 coffee/tea breaks are served depending on the location where you are working and the camp leaders guidance
: Located on the border with Congo, hosted by 5 districts Kabarole, Kasese, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo and Buyangabu volunteers will be best in Kasese. Game drives are very possible as the park is located within short distances of the Queen Elizabeth National Park conservation area.
Uganda Wildlife Authority is the custodian of the property protected under the UNESCO World Heritage sites. UVDA is partnering with UWA to implement the World Heritage Initiative in the framework of UNESCO World Heritage Education programme.
Physical fitness required and well motivated.
Mountainous area at times its cold fitness matter