I have an opportunity to create a Volunteer Vacation with a group, Aid Africa. We're planning a trip for August, 2011 and perhaps twice a year after that. Not all work, because all work and no play makes for exhaustion - the beginning of the trip will go to Jinja, which is the location of the Source of the White Nile.
The heart of the trip will be about 6 days at Aid Africa's center in Gulu - visiting villages, distributing trees, building stoves, dropping shoes donated by a local Montrose California Running Store, and a bit more.
We will do some game viewing, of course, because it's Africa after all - and for you birders, Uganda has more bird species per capita than anywhere else - like this beautiful Crested Crane, the national bird: