Probono Consultant for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Wash) Project


The water and sanitation program helps communities obtain adequate supplies of safe water and sanitation facilities by drilling new borehole wells, repairing existing wells, developing spring and rainwater catchments, providing water storage, building community filtration systems, and constructing household latrines, refuse dumps, and surface water drainage systems. These initiatives become sustainable as community members are trained to repair and maintain pumps and water sources, and serve on water and sanitation committees that oversee community improvements. They also initiates hygiene education for children and adults, including proper hand and face washing to prevent disease. For the minimum time of 2 weeks, we are looking for Probono Consultants for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Wash) Project.

VJD-No.: VJD53
Type: Knowledge Transfer (Probono)
Online Project: No
Location: Fort Portal, Uganda
Minimum Stay: 2 weeks
Max. No. of Volunteers: 20
Project focus: Community Development, Capacity Building; Architecture, Construction; Health, Medical Care
SDG: 06 Clean Water and Sanitation

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  • Ensure that water, sanitation, and hygiene project, programs, and awareness are implemented effectively, professionally, and in accordance with the culture and practices of the local population.
  • Help in the Construction and Renovation of Boreholes and water wells.
  • Advising the project team in water, sanitation and hygiene promotion programming, in broad coordination with other sectors
  • Provide Technical Advice and skills to the WASH team in water.
  • Assisting in the preparation of proposals and Grant writing for WASH Projects funding.
  • Evaluating the relevance and appropriateness of current and future programming in relation to water, sanitation and hygiene promotion in the local context.
  • Assisting in the preparation of the WASH proposals and Grant writing for WASH Projects funding.
  • Fundraise for the WASH projects using “CROWD FUNDING” Approach.


  • No specific qualifications or previous experience is required to join the WASH Volunteer project.
    However, volunteers with special expertise are highly preferred.
  • Participants at all levels of experience can contribute valuable help to these projects;
  • Participants should bring both enthusiasm and humility to their projects.
  • Volunteers are expected to be independent and creative, bring ideas to the table, be respectful to organization leadership and work collaboratively.
  • Volunteers should have compassion, patience and a dedication to improve lives of people.
  • Volunteers are expected to be creative, develop and implement effective workshop plans, be able to improvise and work flexibly, take Initiative and make Decision, are culture responsiveness, show gender awareness, dynamic, creative and innovative, have Empathy, are Result oriented, a quick learner and good communicator, organisational understanding, have coaching and mentoring skills, are team player and team builder, be good in Planning and Organizing
  • Show compliance to Foundation ‘s values, mission and goals
  • The Foundation accepts students, graduates, professionals, families, couples, and retirees.
  • The Foundation welcomes volunteers of all ages and backgrounds who are hard-working and dedicated to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the community.

Welche Dienstleistungen sind inkludiert

- Unterstützung vor dem Engagement
- ermäßigte Dienstleistungen
bei z.B. Versicherungen
- 24-Stunden-Notfall-Telefon
- Abholung vom Flughafen
(sofern nicht anders angegeben)
- erfahrene Mitarbeiter
- Sichere und einfache Unterkünfte
(manchmal geteilt)
- Alle Mahlzeiten (sofern nicht anders angegeben)
- Orientierung über Lehrmethoden und -techniken, Sprache, Sitten, Kultur und Religion (falls zutreffend)
- 24-Stunden-Unterstützung im Land
- Qualifizierten Tätigkeitsnachweis

Welche Leistung sind nicht inkludiert

- An- und Abreise
- Visum
- notwendige Impfungen
- Reiseversicherungen
(können ab 1,35 Euro pro Tag arrangiert werden)
- Ausflüge vor Ort
- Flughafensteuern
- Persönliche Ausgaben

Estimated Cost

Cost for the 1st week:

212 Euro

Cost for the following weeks:

157 Euro per week

Visit our FAQ page for financial help.

We offer you the possibility to engage yourself in a culturally and professionally challenging environment. Besides giving something back to the world; you get an excellent opportunity to further develop your personality and intercultural competence. We find a social project that perfectly matches your qualifications and preferences; prepare you for your new assignment; guide you before and during your volunteering experience, help to fundraise your mission and following up on your achievements once you get home. For this service we charge 1.600 Euro (net).

In short: We will make sure that all you need for a successful mission is provided to you!


First Contact

Please contact us by phone, email or apply free of charge and without any obligation here as an individual and here as a company.

Do you think that this project perfectly fits you?

In that case we welcome your resume and motivation letter in English. Please mention the assignment title and its VJD-No. as reference. We will of course ensure complete confidentiality and discretion while processing your inquiry.


All information is correct to the best of our knowledge, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy and completeness.

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