Trip Description

Uganda is known as the pearl of Africa. Join us on a Journey Trip to Uganda. Our team will serve alongside Ugandan believers and assist with various orphan-related ministries at our church partner location in Jinja. Discover more about God's heart for the fatherless through meaningful, engaging experiences. Learn about the orphan crisis in this country and what you can do to take action and combat this problem.

For more information regarding this Journey Trip, see FAQs below.

About uganda

CULTURE

  • Local currency is the Uganda Shilling (UGX)

  • Home to more than 10 ethnic groups

  • Estimated 2.5 million orphans

  • Best Weather: June-Sept

  • Matooke is the main staple food, it’s made from un-ripened mashed bananas.

PEOPLE

  • Population: 41 Million

  • Life Expectancy: 56 Years

  • Literacy Rate: 78%

  • If you are a foreigner, you are a “mzungu”

  • Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant, and Muslim

  • Unemployment Rate: 15%

LANGUAGE

  • Official Languages: English and Swahili

 

Team Leader

Amie Martin
 

Emily Osborne
From Michigan

RESOURCES

HANDBOOK

 

FAQs

TRIP SPECIFIC FAQs

  • Estimated Trip Cost: $3,300

  • Trip Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

  • Team Size: Max 15

  • Where We Will Be (In Country): Jinja

  • Questions: emilyo@worldorphans.org