INTERNATIONAL WORK CAMP ON CONSTRUCTION AND YOUTH
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
- UPA 011
UPA doesnaeurot offer airport drop off after the workcamp but can help in identifying the service provider and the volunteer meets the costs ranging between 28-30 Euros. Tourist visa for people from the most nations valid for one to three month are available at the airport (fee: 50 US-Dollars) though it can be helpful to get detailed information from your local embassy in advance
- Code : UPA 011
- Dispo : 8M / 7F (Total Part 15)
- Langue du Projet : ENG /
- Age : 16 - 60
Uganda Pioneers Association is a youth voluntary organization registered with the National NGO Board Reg. Ref S.5914/114 and aims at promoting community based development, Intercultural co-operation and youth participation through voluntary work. For more information, visit our website: http://ugandapioneers.org
aeuroDigging up foundations for the new structuresaeuroBrick setting/ laying aeuroMixing sandaeuroFetching wateraeuroDigging foundationsaeuroPlastering of the existing structuresaeuroSetting up a rain harvest tanker platformaeuroPreparing and participating in a local football matchaeuroConducting community outreaches aeuroHolding meetings with the local leadersaeuroVisiting youth and women groupsaeuroPainting of buildings
Accommodation will be in simple rooms. aeuro Participants will be required to carry own mat and sleeping bag. aeuro The camp site has simple bathrooms and pit latrines no showers aeuro A simple cooking shelter (Kitchen) aeuro Participants are requested to bring with them mosquito nets. aeuro The food is basic and simple. Be ready to take the same dish for some days in a row. aeuro Fruits can at times be availed for the campers from local markets. aeuro Participants will chose food to prepare depending on the availability. aeuro Workcampers will use charcoal or firewood to prepare the meals. aeuro If you need more fruits/extra meals/special diet you can get it on your own cost but they are cheap depending on the season.
LocationKakunyu village, Bukomero Sub-county in Kiboga District is located in the central part of Uganda boardered by Luweero District in the north-east, Masindi in the north-west, Mubende district in the south and Kibaale district in the south-west. Kakunyu lies 85km on Kampala-Hoima roadLeisureaeuroHiking at Kateera HillaeuroBukomero local market twice a month on Tuesdays is also an experience.aeuroCultural nights.
Participants shall be required to bring own sleeping bag, mat, pillow, mosquito net, sun cream, mosquito repellent, working gloves and boots/shoes. Light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be chilly or cold; Musical instrument (optional); torch or flash light; water purifiers (optional); Personal effects (i.e. soap, toothpaste, toiletries) It would be nice if you can bring your national flag, common art facts of your country, stories, games, pictures and local recipes. It would be helpful for the cultural presentations about your country and for any social interactions. Above all do not forget a happy and positive attitude. NB: U Shorts, dresses and skirts should reach knee length for cultural consideration. U Smoking in public is illegal while engagement in drug/harsh carries a life prison sentence.
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.