S.A.L.V.E. (Support and Love via Education) International is a UK and Ugandan partnership charity supporting children to stop living on the streets in Uganda. They do this through support, love, family reunification and education. Once they have resettled a child home to their relatives, they then support the child through education and offer their support to the family through business empowerment or permaculture farming training. So far, they have resettled over 700 children home and are supporting over 130 children to study in school who would not otherwise afford to do so.
S.A.L.V.E. run a variety of programmes that would welcome students with different skills to get involved - from addiction, to sustainable farming, from social enterprise to inclusive education to name a few. Whilst many are run in Uganda, there are also opportunities available in Manchester and also remote volunteering roles you can do from home!
Their Uganda based opportunities vary depending on your skills, experience and interests. These include:
Manchester based and remote volunteering opportunities will vary throughout the year depending on demand and whether positions are filled. These include: fundraising; running equality campaign activities; video editing; graphic design; copy editing and a social enterprise challenge.
Any University of Manchester student, including final years and post-graduates.
Please note these costs are all estimates and may slightly vary depending on the chosen dates and the exchange rate at the time.
All volunteers can apply via the Volunteer Hub. Once S.A.L.V.E. have received an application of interest, they will invite students for a telephone interview/meeting at their office where they can discuss an applicant's skills and experience and what they hope to achieve by volunteering with S.A.L.V.E.