Where You’ll Go
Get a remarkable chance to see Kampala through the eyes of East African refugees. They confront tremendous difficulties, and we visit YARID, a neighborhood NGO that is a significant life saver through their numerous improvement programs. Visit the Lubiri Palace to learn about Uganda’s illustrious history and visit various neighborhood attractions including the Nakasero Markets and Uganda National Mosque.
What You’ll See
On this Kampala visit, you’ll investigate the troublesome existence of East African refugees. Backing them is YARID – Young African Refugees Integral Development – an Ugandan NGO devoted to empowering and educating Kampala’s refugees. Our first stop is at YARID’s most up to date improvement program, the Nsambya-YARID, holding vocational training for women. Here, we will comprehend why women are among the most powerless refugees and how YARID is assisting through entrepreneurship workshops, job training and peer counseling. From that point, we will proceed visiting the boulevards of Kampala to get a portrait of local life by going to the Nakasero markets, Hindu sanctuary, Old Taxi Park, and additionally the Owino market. Our walk will take us to the fundamental YARID focus – the site of their primary advancement programs in literacy, computer proficiency, and microfinance. We will meet with local refugees and hear their stories regarding why they left, what is life like in Uganda, and whether they plan to repatriate.
To find out about the development of the Buganda Kingdom, one of the most seasoned in Ugandan history, we will take a van to Lubiri Palace to glimpse the country’s historical development. This magnificent frontier castle at the crest of Bulange hill is the residence to the king of Buganda and a great example of traditional royal architecture. From there we visit Uganda National Mosque. Some time ago known as Gaddafi National Mosque, this 15,000 seat high rise was dispatched by Colonel Muammar Gaddafi of Libya as a blessing to the Ugandan Muslims.
Our Kampala visit finalizes with a debriefing on current local issues.
When You’ll Go
Beginning time: 9.00 AM
Meeting point: Plot 11 Portal Avenue, Adam House, Kampala
Finishing point: Plot 11 Portal Avenue, Adam House, Kampala
Duration: 2 hours
Local English-talking guide, transportation, extra charges.
Visit YARID, a nearby NGO, to see what projects are empowering and supporting the refugees
Discover the boulevards of Kampala, nearby attractions like the Nakasero and Owino markets
Make anl appearance at Lubiri Palace and learn about one of Ugandan kingdoms
See Uganda’s exclusive mosque, the Gaddafi National Mosque, seating a noteworthy 15,000 admirers
Find out about Uganda’s social issues through individual stories of battle and accomplishment from East African refugees.