Uganda Is Losing Its Trees & How This Affects You

Written by Rabya Bhatia, GivingWay Ambassador. Rabya has previously undertaken a Bachelor of Psychological Sciences and is currently completing a Masters in Social Work. She has a proficiency in working with culturally and linguistically diverse individuals and is currently working within the disability and special needs sector. She has experience volunteering with different organizations and has a passion for […]

Being a Refugee in Uganda

Solidarity Eden Foundation gives English and Business classes, along with psychological support to about 250 refugees in Uganda, so that they can overcome their trauma, integrate within Ugandan society and get an opportunity for a brighter future. We met with Mayele Jules, SEF’s Co-Founder and Director, to learn more about the situation of refugees in […]

Protecting Wildlife in Uganda – Interview With EWCO

Elgon Wildlife Conservation Organization is a grassroots nonprofit conservation Organization in Uganda that works to ensure the delicate balance between the environments; biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in communities around protected areas in Uganda. We (virtually) met with one of its co-Founder, James, to learn more about wildlife conservation in the pearl of Africa. Can […]

How Sustainable Tourism Can Change the Face of Africa

Get cozy for our more in-depth interview to date with the incredible founder and CEO of Justice Tourism Foundation, a GivingWay NGO leveraging the power of tourism to empower local communities in Uganda.     Hi James! It’s great to have this chat with you. Let’s start by you telling us a bit more about […]

The True Meaning of Entrepreneurship With Angels Resource Centres

What do you see when you hear the word “entrepreneur”? A start-up CEO lounging on a bean bag in his Silicon Valley office? A Youtuber with millions of followers vlogging his last trip? What about Gloria, a small rural farmer in Zuuberkom, South Africa? They are all entrepreneurs, in their own way! The word “entrepreneur” […]

Starting My Nonprofit at Age 22 – Interview with TANF Founder

There are few people like Rev. Laud K Akuffo. The founder of TANF Ghana, a grassroots NGO in Ghana providing access to education and healthcare to underprivileged children, turned his difficult upbringing into incredible strength and determination to help children who are facing the same challenges he once did. He founded his nonprofit right after […]

Key Safety Tips For Volunteering in Africa

Written by by Mark Gray, a creative consultant who is the author of a detailed resource for safety awareness while travelling abroad.  So you have decided to go volunteering in Africa, well done! Volunteering is a spectacularly selfless and character-building experience, and it is something you will remember for a lifetime. However, as the trip approaches you […]