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Annual Travel to Uganda

For information on traveling to Uganda with The Giving Circle, you have come to the right place!

“Why is it you can never hope to describe the emotion Africa creates?  You are lifted. Out of whatever pit, unbound from whatever tie, released from whatever fear. You are lifted and you see it all from above.” -- Francesca Marciano


2016 Uganda Travel Team

WHEN: To assure that high school team members are finished with school and can travel with us, we leave from the US the last week in June.

HOW LONG:  Each year we spend about 2 weeks in Jinja, Uganda pic1

COST: All costs, including flights, room, transport, food, etc., the cost would be between $2,000 - $2,500. The largest part of the cost are the flights. The flight cost vary each year.

The 2016 Project Plan for you to get an idea of what we do on our trips and our handbook for easy reference.

picPlease look at this short video to get a feel for just some of what we do there, our projects and what you will see and do!

  1. This video shows a bit of what we do in Uganda
  2. Tpic3his video shows what we do in locally, nationally and internationally



There is information on The Giving CircleMark and Kelly's Facebook pages as well as the blog on TGC web site.  

For more information or a copy of our handbook, please contact Mark & Kelly.


For more information or a copy of our handbook, please contact Mark & Kelly.