AOET has many opportunities for mission groups, families, couples or singles who are interested in servicing AIDS orphans and widows in the heart of Africa.

Volunteer Offices

There are opportunities in all aspects of AOET’s operations. Anyone with a heart to reach out and serve orphans and widows in Africa will find exciting projects to bring God’s love to these deserving people.

Construction workers, painters, administrators, managers, evangelists - your time and skills will be put to great use! Some specific areas of need are listed below but AOET is open to whatever your interest is as you desire to support the children under our care.


Download Volunteer application formPlease contact us by E-mail at [email protected]
or download, print and complete this VOLUNTEER APPLICATION Form, and mail it to
Plot 2 - 20
Kyaggwe Rd, Njeru Council
P.O.Box 166
JINJA - Uganda.

  • Rehaboth Children’s Villages
  • Opportunities to build villages to accommodate children who have lost their parents to AIDS and have not been placed with foster families. Groups or individuals with engineering, plumbing, construction, carpentry, or electrical skills are needed.

    Victor Frailing visited AOET and Uganda in April 2006. His photographs can be seen here.


  • Rehaboth Integrated Schools
  • As with any school, volunteer opportunities abound. Those interested in tutoring or just enjoying and playing with the children would be welcome. Qualified teachers are particularly needed to work with local teachers in the different country programs.

    Basic school supplies are always needed and are appreciated.

    Sarah Voss came to volunteer in July 2002


  • Administration
  • Kenya AOET OfficeAdministrative areas such as the Child Welfare Department which is responsible for home visits and school evaluation visits. The HIV/AIDS Department is responsible for treatment, processing HIV screenings and counseling.

    Paul Phillips came to volunteer in April 2002


  • Rural Health Initiative
  • The Mobile Clinic provides medical access to rural villages. AOET counsels, conducts HIV screenings and treats people with HIV/AIDS. Services are provided to people with general ailments. Doctors, nurses, and dentists are always needed. However, opportunities to serve beside trained AOET staff are available to those without medical trainning.

    New Hampshire Public Radio interview with Sophia LaCava-Bohanan and Andrew Secor May 2004


  • Empowerment Training

AOET teaches widows, orphans, and the general public vocational skills such as crocheting, knitting, tailoring and computers. Volunteers are always needed to help teach these trades.

A lot more opportunities abound. Please let us know what your  interest and or expertise is so we can customize a project to suit your skills and experience for AOET’s benefit.





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