Privacy Policy

This is the abridged Privacy Policy which constitutes the Terms and Conditions as well as our Privacy Policy. A separate child protection policy is also available to volunteers, contractors and staff.

We strongly believe that your information belongs to one person—you. We will not sell your information to anyone else. We will endeavour to follow international copyright laws. Urunji Child-Care Trust also promotes and/or believes in protection of intellectual property rights. However, Urunji Child-Care Trust (UCCT) will not be liable for any loss, damage, injury of any form or in any way whatsoever caused due to willful or any form of negligence, misrepresentation or misinformation.

Further to this, by using and accessing this site, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Urunji Child-Care Trust from any and all claims, demands, losses, causes of action, damage, lawsuits, judgments, including attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or relating to the work of this UCCT. All photographs in this website are deemed to be the property of UCCT unless otherwise expressly stated so. In the unlikely event we have not acknowledged the owner of the photographs contained herein, we will not be liable to any loss suffered by the owner of such material.

Your Obligation(s):

This site may not be reproduced for any purpose, in any form, by any method. It may not be without the express written permission of Urunji Child-Care Trust. Confidential and high level documents originating from UCCT bear an official seal on a colour letterhead. Such documents bear extra security features that cannot be disclosed to the public. Please contact us for more information and clarification.

All material on this site including but not limited to photos, logos, videos are protected by international copyright laws. They may not be copied, linked, or redistributed in any form unless advance written permission is obtained from the Executive Director of the Urunji Child-Care Trust. Violations of these and any international laws regarding this website, its owner(s), the hosting company and all individuals, companies (this list is not exhaustive) shall be punishable by law.

Cookie Policy

We automatically place cookies on your device to enhance your experience and to ensure the Urunji website loads faster on your device next time you access it. This includes cookies that will help us track the number of users to our website and how often they visit the website. You can clear these cookies by following these instructions from a third party site.

By visiting our website, you agree to the cookie and any other policy and indemnify Urunji of any loss be it financial or otherwise, injury, damage whatsoever arising from the use of our website and any intellectual property owned by Urunji – expressly or implied.

Linking to the Urunji website

Anchor Text

There are times it may be necessary to link your website to the Urunji website. This can take the form of anchor text, an image or logo. This can be referring to a blog post (which we recommend and appreciate) or to a project. Much as we would gladly accept these referral links, please note that you are not permitted to provide that link in such a way that suggests that we endorse your products or services. It is official policy that Urunji Child-Care Trust does not endorse products, services or activities.

Hot Linking

Further to the foregoing, you are strictly prohibited from ‘hot linking’ to the Urunji Child-Care Trust. We have taken necessary steps to protect our website from hot linking but in the event that there is a loophole, you are not permitted to exploiting it to enable hot linking.

Any and All rights reserved. No part of this website or any publications herein may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, including electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the Urunji Child-Care Trust (UCCT) the copyright owner. All official UCCT correspondence is authored by the Executive Director, without which none are genuine.


Terms & Conditions of Volunteering

This is a summary of the terms and conditions of volunteering which are outlined in the Urunji Volunteer Guide Book which is available on this link.

Introduction

A volunteer is deemed to be any individual who has interest in working with the Urunji Child-Care Trust (UCCT) without remuneration. Volunteers coming to work with UCCT must first embrace and respect our vision, core values and mission. No volunteer is allowed to change the policies that govern the running of UCCT or its constituent programmes.

Duties of a volunteer

The primary purpose of voluntary work is to fill in the gaps that regular UCCT employees cannot manage to under normal circumstances. Volunteers are either skilled individuals who help with unique activities like offering music lessons, teaching unique sport or offering career guidance to children we support and their families/communities. Volunteers are not permitted to perform any administrative functions and/or duties.
However, they are required to report to management any and/or perceived cases of:

  • Abuse or theft of organization property or finances by staff or stakeholders.
  • Unfair treatment of staff, children in programme and/or their families.
  • Sexual abuse or segregation against

Volunteers are discouraged from befriending only selected children or partners we work with as this is deemed segregation. Much as we appreciate diverse cultures, it may not be permissible in other areas to kiss in public or to wear clothing that exposes thighs, legs or breasts by women volunteers.

Recruitment of volunteers

Volunteers are required to apply online. Applications are reviewed by the Steering Committee of the Trust. This committee comprises of the Executive Director, Programme Officer, The Board Treasurer and The Administration Manager. UCCT reserves the right to terminate the services of any volunteer if management deems that continuation of such services may put the image of the trust in jeopardy. It is not automatic that UCCT provides reasons for such a termination. The maximum period for volunteering is 90 days. Persons wishing to volunteer beyond this period are required to submit an official application letter and will have to undergo normal recruitment procedure(s) which is/are supposed to be competitive.

Banned items and behaviour in UCCT premises and programme areas

The following list is among banned items and behaviour in our programmes:

  • Use of drugs and substances like Alcohol and cigarettes is not allowed.
  • Giving gifts is only allowed if done through the Urunji Child-Care Trust’s management.
  • Use of foul language and derogatory remarks.
  • Making of parallel structures which undermine UCCT’s work.
  • Sexual abuse of children, minors and employees or stakeholders.

Prerequisites for Volunteering

Every volunteer is required to provide their medical reports before taking up voluntary work with UCCT. A police clearance is required for people who for the preceding 8 years were convicted of felony, child-abuse or gender violence.

Termination of Services for Volunteers

Management of UCCT may terminate the services of a volunteer with or without notice if it is deemed that the continued work of the said person jeopardises with the smooth running of UCCT or the children we support. In such cases, UCCT is not obliged to give reasons for the termination.


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Contact Us

Urunji Child-Care Trust
Misenza Complex
Cnr. Kaunda and Shire Road
Area 49 Shire
P.O. Box 30977
Lilongwe 3
MALAWI

Mobile: +265 (0)997 400948
Email: info@urunjichildcare.org

Meet Our Needs

Urunji Child-Care Trust urgently needs the following:
  • desktop or laptop computers
  • laserjet printer and a copier
  • learning materials for kids
  • a motor vehicle (minibus)
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Our Expenditure

85% Programs, 10% Fundraising, 5% Management

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Urunji Child-Care Trust is a registered NGO in Malawi.
Registration # TR/INC5564