Volunteer (Kampala): Restoration and protection of the historic heritage; CADIP; idealist.org


Uganda – Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi

The Buganda kingdom dates 200 years back with very rich history and establishment. One of the outstanding treasures of Buganda are the tombs which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Having experienced the tragedy of the burning down the only Heritage Site of its kind in Uganda, the kingdom is looking for motivated volunteers to help rebuild the former glory of the kingdom by conserving, protecting and promoting the heritage site in all aspects.

The volunteers will be partnering with the kingdom to rebuild, restore, and document some of the activities of a two decade legacy.

Volunteer tasks include: restoration, promotion and protection of cultural values and sites; Intercultural exchange; social work; educational support; Guiding and counseling; tree planting.

Study theme: Protection, preservation and promotion of historic heritage, sustainable tourism and improved livelihood for local communities.

Project duration: 1 to 12 months

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