Uganda Youth Skills

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Basic Information

Address: P.O Box 14349 Mengo, Kampala Uganda
Phone Number: +256 776 830887
Fax Number: -
Director: Turyatunga Bob Maahe

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Sustainables skills for self reliance,Environmental conservation and management, HIV/AIDS awareness, Care and support to vulnerable young people.
Population Served: Young people/ youths
Ages for Volunteer: 18-50
Hours of Service: 8hours aday
Minimum Hours of Service Required: 8hours
Days of Service: 5days
Languages: English
Languages used as a Medium: English
Experience Required:

The volunteer should have worked in communities and is able to work in communities.

Programs Open To: Both women and men with good communication and community mobilization skills
Travel Arrangements:

The volunteers must have attained travel visas but USA citizens can always get the a two months visa from the airport on their arrival.
UYSTO excutive Director or Alinda, the volunteer coordinator will be resposnivle for your picking from Entebbe airport to the UYSTO offices.
The volunteer should book to volunteer with us within aperiod of at least not less than 8months before his/her arrival for the project.

Participants Work: Community mobliser.
Application Process:

The application is done from our volunteer application form which is at our Uganda Youth skills Training Organization web site at the Volunteerin page, at the bottom, it should be downloaded, filled and then sent as an attachement to the following e-mail addresses:

Visa Requirements:

Application but people from North America and South africa l think they do not need the visa, if they need the visa, thye should obtain the information from the internet

Program Highlights:

The volunteer with be visiting communities to let them come for our programs.
It will be just organizing community meetings or visiting house to house telling the people in communities about what UYSTO offers to the communities. we believe that a very big impact can be realised if people are told about the benefits of adopting hands on skills in their country. and this can be done through reaching out and creating zeal among the members in the communities.

Mission Statement:

Uganda youth skills Training Organization mission is " to contribute to the improvement of young people's lives through school and community based education in response to sustainable skills"

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

committed to providing sustainable skills for self relianace.

Program History:

Uganda Youth Skills Training Organization (UYSTO) was established in 2004 by Turyatunga Bob Maahe (Director) with the mission of contributing to the improvement of young people's lives through school and community based education in response to sustainable skills.This ideas was later shared with seven civil engineering students at Kampala Polytechnic Mengo in 2005 and agreed to register it as NGO.Uganda Youth Skills training organization is the only organization that implements and committed to obtaining quality education and reducing levels of youths challenges in Uganda through sustainable skills. We have recently changed our name from Uganda Youth Skills Training Project to Uganda Youth Skills Training Organization. UYSTO is a fully registered NGO with reg number S.5914/7618. The Organizations work, solely depends on the board of directors contributions, community support called subsidy and material support from organization partners .We still require a lot of support from individuals, organizations, families groups,individual volunteer,volunteer groups, funding organizations,banks,etc.


Construction and vegetable growing work camps,music festival, culture excahnge and art work camps.

Social Networks:

Face book..

Additional Information:

We need volunteers who are comitted to what they have applied for.
volunteer stay in host families.
Volunteers should be able to pay aprogram fee of 500$ for period of one month and this money with include the following:
1. Air port pick up and back.
2. 3meals aday
3. Internal transport for his/ her actvities in her project within UYSTO
4. Accmmodation as in sleeping.
and all funds provided to us must be receipted and be considered as part and partial of the UYSTO grants.
The volunteer with have afull time time internet and he/she must be able kind, invetive, creative, innovative, developmental, persistant, result orianted, smart and able to coutch up with our comminity culture.