Fees and charges

Fees for students and researchers  

ITFC charges the following fees for Projectsstudents and researchers collaborating with us:

 

Ugandan

Foreign*

Comments/additional explanations

Start-up fee**:

250,000 UGX

250 U$

**A refund of 100,000 UGX/100 U$ is given when data, reports and summaries have been submitted

Monthly fee:

150,000 UGX

150 U$

This covers power, internet use, supervision and administration

Dorm accommodation***, per month

200,000 UGX

200 U$

***Includes a care taker/cook,charcoal, solar power, beddings and laundry washing but not food.

 

Dorm accommodation, per day (for shorter stays)

15,000 UGX

15 U$

Field assistant hire, per day

20,000 UGX

8 U$

NOTE: Weekend days are counted double, this includes leadership allowances, etc

This includes camping allowances but does not include food rations @ 8,000 UGX per person per day

Field assistant hire, per day and night camping

25,000 UGX

10 U$

Botanist, per day

40,000 UGX

40 US$

Staff time charges for using Botanist

Staff time charges on projects (Senior Scientist/Senior Researchers at PhD level) 192US$ 192US$

Staff time charges include direct employment costs as well as indirect support costs spent on project by staff.

The staff time charges relate to professional and other categories of staff input to project activities (e.g. write up of data collection protocols, data analysis, report writing & supervision).

Staff time charges on projects (Research officers at MSc level) 100US$ 100US$

Staff time charges include direct employment costs as well as indirect support costs spent on projects by staff.

The staff time charges relate to professional and other categories of staff input to projects activities (e.g data collection, data analysis, report writing & Junior staff supervision).

Staff time charges on projects for finance and administrators (Bachelors degree level 50US$ 50US$

Staff time charges include direct employment costs as well as indirect support costs spent on project by staff.

The staff time charges relate to professional and other categories of staff input to projects activities (e.g. logistics arrangement, project administration, bugeting and accounting).

Casual labour, per day

8,000 UGX

3 U$

Trail cutting, assisting with luggage carryinh but does not include 2500 UGX per night for camping allowance in field.

Vehicle use per km

2,900 UGX

0.85 U$

(Add 15,000 UGX/day for driver).

Meals (Lunch or supper) per person per day (without accommodation) 10U$ 10U$ The meals charges includes labour costs, fuel etc. to make and a soft drink
Break teas. evening teas (or breakfasts only) 5U$ 5U$ e.g for workshops and meetings
Scientific equipment hire (GPS, Water quality assessment equipment, camera, Callipers, bark gauge, tents, microscopes etc) ranges from 20,000UGX to 40,000UGX depending on type of equipment Ranges from 6 usds to 12usds depending on equipment depending on the number of days with the equipment, we might ask you to pay a retainer deposit of 100,000ushs (refundable on return of equipment in good shape) or in a condition as originally borrowed.

 

 

Researchers should count on 150,000 UGX per month for food; public transport  expenses to Kabale are 15,000 UGX (but irregular), about 150,000 UGX for private hire. ITFC transport is occasionally available too, but needs to be arranged in advance. For fieldwork, count on 8,000 UGX per person per day for food (ITFC can organise the food for your fieldwork).

*Foreign students should also count on the following contributions to Uganda Wildlife Authority: 30USD application fee, 50USD per month research fee and a deposit of 300 USD. Contact UWA well in advance.

 

 

 

Accommodation fees for visitors:

Please book well in advance: with less than 24 hr notice, we will charge 5 USD extra

Note: our neighbouring village Ruhija now has several camping and lodging options as well.

 

Full board

Non-full board

For longer stays, prices are negotiable

Rock house

45 U$

25 U$

Training, meeting & workshop facility. Accommodation for 20 people, in 3 rooms.

CEC accommodation + full board, per person per night

30 U$

15 U$

Conference/meeting room hire per day 100,000ushs 100,000ushs This involves power point equipment, screens, generator, sittting arrangement etc.

Click here for a list of 'What to bring' for a longer or shorter visit to ITFC.

 

Internet use at ITFC

Researchers/students staying at ITFC long period of time (e.g more than 3 months) willl be charged 150 usds per month for internet use. We use a statelite linked internent facility that is quite expensive. Short time students/researcers (2 weeks to 2 months) will pay 70 usds per month for internent use.

 

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