Where you’ll go
This visit offers you a one of a kind point of view on nearby life and social issues in Kampala. Home to probably the most defenseless populaces in Uganda, the Kisenyi ghettos are a case of how neighborhood NGOs are attempting to enhance living conditions, from employment to sanitation. Escorted by a Slum Aid Project volunteer, we will witness how their sustainable involvements are enhancing the lives of families, women, and youngsters living in the ghettos.
What you’ll see
Kampala is a city that has beat colossal difficulties. The neighborhood NGOs network is basic to enhancing the conditions of helpless populaces.
Before we can grasp where the city is, we need to comprehend where it originated. We start our Kampala visit at the Uganda Parliament to hear how the nation got its independence. We’ll then continue through the boulevards of Kampala, with a stop at the Nakasero and Owino markets, Hindu sanctuary, old taxi stop, and talk with the street vendors and boda-boda cyclists.
This will move us along to the Kisenyi slums, where we’ll meet a volunteer of the Slum Aid Project and escort us through the ghetto to see what their life is like. We’ll hear the stories from youngsters living on the streets and refugees to comprehend the troubles that conveyed them to the ghetto.
We progress with our Kampala explorations at the Buganda King’s royal residence and hear the rich history of the kingdom. We’ll be enlightened of the rulers of Buganda, one whom was the Ugandan president and one who executed Ugandan martyrs for giving into Christianity.
We end our visit at Gaddafi’s mosque devoted to the previous Libyan president Murmur Gaddafi. We’ll move to the highest point of the mosque for a terrific perspective of the city and the seven slopes that make Kampala.
When you’ll go
Beginning time: 9.00 AM
Meeting point: Plot 11 Portal Avenue, Adam House Kampala
End point: Plot 11 Portal Avenue, Adam House Kampala
Length: 4 hours
Local English talking guide, transportation, extra charges.
Find a grassroots project that is attempting to enhance the living conditions of individuals who live in the Kisenyi slums
Hear stories from Kisenyi ghetto occupants, including a nearby metal forger selling his products
Stroll through the avenues of Kampala, going to two busy markets, the old and new taxi park, and a neighborhood Hindu temple
Take in the history of Kampala’s eminence at the Buganda King’s castle and walk around the regal mile past the King’s simulated lake
Take in the views at the top of Uganda’s exclusive high rise mosque.