DEVELOPMENT OF YOUTH TALENTS THROUGH, MUSIC, DANCE
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
- Code : UPA/003/17
- Dispo : 7M / 8F (Total Part 15)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 28
UPA Cultural troupe is committed to promote community sensitization and awareness through music, dance and drama. The Cultural troupe started in 1994 as a pilot project of UPA. The troupe was started mainly to be used for promoting cultures, running awareness campaigns, fundraising and marketing UPA and her activities.
Traditional Dance: traditional dance lessons carried out by a trained instructor. Modern Dance: Learn basics of a modern dance1 (Hip-Hop, Breakdance, Dancehall ) Making instruments and costumes Performances in traditional and modern dances Clearing around the campsite (digging, slashing)
Accommodation will be in simple rooms. Participants will be required to carry own mat and sleeping bag. The camp site has simple bathrooms and pit latrines no showers. A simple cooking shelter (Kitchen). Participants are requested to bring with them mosquito nets. The food is basic and simple. Be ready to take the same dish for some days in a row. Fruits can at times be availed for the campers from local markets. Participants will chose food to prepare depending on the availability. Workcampers will use charcoal or firewood to prepare the meals. If you need more fruits/extra meals/special diet you can get it on your own cost.
The workcampers will stay at the farm in Kakunyu village, Bukomero sub county in Kiboga District. Kiboga District is located in the central part of Uganda boarded by Nakaseke District in the northeast, Masindi in the northwest, Mubende district in the south and Kibale district in the southwest. Kakunyu lies 85km on Kampala-Hoima road. During the workcamp period the participants will visit the following places: Visit the community market in Bukomero Climbing the Kateera Hills Note: Other visits on the weekend, like visiting Kampala (Ghaddafi Mosque, Kasubi Tombs etc) or Entebbe (Wildlife Center, Botanical garden or beaches) are at the cost of interested volunteers.
International participants are required to pay an extra fee of 250 Euros. The fee covers pick up from the airport or bus station/terminal upon arrival in Uganda, orientation at the UPA offices, local transport to and from the campsite, food and accommodation during the workcamp. The fee also contributes to the running of activities taking place during the workcamp and communication prior and other administrative costs to ensure that the workcamp is successfully done. PLEASE NOTE! The fee does not cover airport drop off after the project. Volunteers that intend to have the drop off service consult with UPA to identify the service provider. It will cost the volunteer an extra 25-28 Euros for this service. To allow the best preparations, participants are advised to arrive a day before commencement of the work camp applied for. Open minded, ready to interact with other people of different cultural background Willing to share his/her experiences Flexible to live/stay in simple life conditions Flexible to the taste of local and basic foods Ready to work on the projects No experience needed
Uganda Pioneers Association is a youth voluntary organisation working with community projects, workcamps and volunteer exchange.
UPA was founded in 1989 by young Ugandans with the aim of mobilising youth to contribute to community development through voluntary work.