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UVDASTV020 UGANDA - SOCI/CULT/ENVI 07/11/2020 21/11/2020

11. UVDASTV020: MAU KAZI COMMUNITY INITIATIVE
Dates: 7th – 21st November 2020
Project Description:
Mau Kazi is a community based organization aims at improving livelihood and increase access
to basic services. Mau Kazi is partnering with Uganda Voluntary Development Association in the
implementation of various projects in Mau village, Kawempe Division including improved
livelihoods, health service and education among others in Nabweru Sub-county Wakiso district.

UVDA 2020 SHORT TERM VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Mau Kazi Community Initiative having recognized the effect of climate change on our country
members are involved in a project for production of low cost charcoal stove and producing
charcoal from waste materials to mitigate the effects of climate change, members are also
running a primary/nursery school for children and income generating activities like handcrafts,
coffee making, juice packing, knitting and tailoring to improve on their livelihood.
Activities:
Promotion of community work and prepare and support outreach programs, visit other chapters
of Mau Kazi, train in apprenticeship and organic farming. Production of energy saving stove and
charcoal sustainable environmental protection
Type: SOCI/CULT/ENVI
No. of Volunteers: Motivated 15
Accommodation:
There will be grouped accommodation with option of sleeping in tents or school close to the site.
Working Language:
The official language is English knowledge of other language is an advantage.
Food:
Food is prepared in a local setting with emphasis to climate change and environmental
protection. Local food is served with special attention to vegetarians. Innovations are welcome
provided it does not affect the budget.
Clothing: During this period this area of the country is hot and light clothing not so reviling of
someone’s body can be worn. Decent dressing is advised. Carry some light warm clothings too
as the night can be chill. Tough boots, working clothes and mosquito repellants
Material: Info sheet on application.

Participation Fee: € 250
Local participants: UGX 200,000