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All The Details You Need For Going To A Soccer Game In Uganda

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 4/13/21 8:45 AM

Spending time in Uganda and looking for a fun activity that will help you get immersed in local culture and traditions? Try out a Ugandan soccer game!

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Topics: Africa

Vacay On This African Island And Make Friends With Chameleons (+ More!)

Posted by Emily Henkel on 9/30/20 5:56 PM

Our ILP Africa volunteers found the beyond-beautiful beaches on Zanzibar, but have loved hanging out with the cutest monkeys, holding chameleons, spotting giant tortoises, and even saying “hi” to the giant pythons. Welcome to Jozani Forest!

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Topics: Africa

It’s Like Hiking Kilimanjaro Without Ever Leaving Uganda

Posted by Emily Henkel on 8/25/20 11:30 AM

Picture the adventure of climbing up a towering mountain range, but without the crowds and price tag of Kilimanjaro. Oh, and this peak is right around the corner from our favorite waterfall to abseil. We think you’ll love just about everything about Mount Elgon. 

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Topics: Africa

Q+A With A Volunteer About Her Semester Abroad In Uganda

Posted by Emma Mortezazadeh on 8/19/20 11:30 AM

Curious about what a semester abroad in Africa would be like? Bryn's here to spill the beans and answer your questions!

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Orphanage + Humanitarian, Africa

Staying Fit While Volunteering in Uganda With ILP

Posted by Emma Mortezazadeh on 5/24/20 3:15 PM

Headed to Africa for your semester abroad with ILP? Assuming you've never been there before you might be wondering what options you have for exercising while you live there for a bit!

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Topics: Africa

Come See Gorillas While You Trek In Uganda's Bwindi Forest NP

Posted by Jen King on 4/23/20 9:35 AM

Hey ILP volunteers in Uganda — you're in the prime spot to have one of the most majorly rad bucket list adventures you could ever have: trek to see gorillas.

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Topics: Africa

Which ILP Humanitarian Program Is Right For Me?

Posted by Auvi Evans on 1/29/20 6:10 AM

Did you know ILP has Humanitarian Programs all over the world? 

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Topics: Central America, Europe, All About ILP + Volunteering, Caribbean, Africa, South Pacific

What ILP Countries Can Married Couples Volunteer In?

Posted by Emily Henkel on 1/28/20 12:00 PM

ILP isn’t just for when you’re single — we have countries all over that you can volunteer in with your spouse!

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Topics: Asia, Central America, Europe, All About ILP + Volunteering, Caribbean, Africa

Can You Handle Hiking Wanale Ridge In Uganda?

Posted by Emily Henkel on 1/12/20 11:00 AM

Climbing Wanale Ridge is one of the hidden gems of this country. It’s a popular (and more intense) hike that will take you over to some new waterfalls and completely new views: a total can’t miss.

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Topics: Africa

Abseil Down Sipi Falls In Uganda (If You're Brave Enough)

Posted by Emily Henkel on 12/18/19 10:56 AM

“It might be the most amazing place I have ever been to.”

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Topics: Africa


*Because of the worldwide pandemic, travel options are limited and frequently changing. You'll need to do additional research as resources + activities shared in this post may or may not be available at the time of your trip.

ILP volunteers — work closely with your Program Manager who can help you understand current country entrance requirements which will determine what countries you can visit during your semester. 



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