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Facts about Uganda
Uganda is a beautiful African location that can offer visitors all of the charms of the continent. This country is home to the highest mountain range in Africa, the source of the Nile River, and has the highest concentration of primates on the planet. Visitors can spend their time exploring the scenic mountains or meeting wildlife in the many national parks. Adventure vacationers discover some of the best white-water rafting in the world. There are also a number of non-profit groups and service projects in Uganda. Tourists packing for Uganda can help these charitable groups and help make a difference in the communities they visit with donations.
Many of the non-profits organization in Uganda focus on providing education and supplies to the local communities in need. These groups accept donated school supplies, including writing utensils and paper, to aid the local schools. Other groups in the area work to improve the wellness of the community. The Little Light Children’s Center is a self-help center in a Uganda community that provides education for children, a free medical clinic for children and their families, a women’s and a youth group, and a self-generating income project for the community. This group accepts donated school supplies and education games; visitors who are interested in responsible tourism can also donate medical supplies for the clinic.