FREDAfrica (Foundation for Relief and Development of Africa) Volunteer Application:
We are looking for volunteers who are motivated to make a difference and participate in a program which includes business model development, health education, and cultural exchange. Volunteers are placed in Mukono Town, Uganda, but also do a lot of traveling to outlying villages for health programs. We are excited that you have chosen to apply to our program and encourage you to contact us with any questions! After filling out this application please attach it to an email with the other required documents and send it to info@fredafrica.org.
FREDAfrica is partnered with The Real Uganda, who works with the Global Volunteer Network. (You may also apply through these organizations and request placement with FREDAfrica)

Activities you will participate in as a volunteer:
-Health education and awareness programs, business model improvement, fundraising for a non-profit organization: Please let us know what you are most interested in participating in as we understand that ALL of these activities might not be for you, however we do encourage you to try new things though and get the most out of this program.

FREDAfrica?s fee for volunteering is currently $750 per month and includes:
-Transportation to and from airport
-3 meals a day
-Housing and Laundry

What is not included?
-Medical Insurance
-Airfare
-Tourist activities and leisure money

Note: Medical Insurance is required to participate in this program. Please check with your provider to ensure that you are covered during your stay in Uganda. If you are not, please research and purchase a plan that covers your experience abroad.

Attachments Required: Cover letter, Resume, 2 Letters of Recommendation

Basic Information:
Current Address: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Contact Information: (email and phone) ………………………………………………………………………….
Educational Institutes Attended: ………………………………………………………………………………………
Desired length of Stay with FREDAfrica: …………………………………………………………………………

Questions (Please answer in less than 1 page):
1. What is your educational background? Or what past experiences do you have that can contribute to our programs?

2. Based on FREDAfrica`s mission statement how do you think you can contribute to our organization whether it is through business model improvement or health background?

3. Have you ever been to Africa Before?

4. If you plan to participate in our Village Health Education Programs as a volunteer you may experience living conditions that do not match your own. Do you foresee this being a problem?

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