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UPA/MLTV/05 UGANDA UPA Guesthouse or a selected host family. - 15/09/2020 31/12/2020

MOONLIGHT PRE SCHOOL & BABY SITTING CENTER
PROJECT CODE: UPA/MLTV/05
Project Background Moonlight Preschool, and Babysitting center was started by Doreah
Uganda Schools which is a community based organization that
campaigns for education for all in Uganda (inclusive Education) we are
committed to providing quality education for all children regardless of
the disabilities.
The organization begun on 19th May 2015 with five children three
were able and two disabled and currently we have 40 children both
able and special needs
OUR SLOGAN
“Together we Achieve”
VISION
To provide a Nurturing happy and inclusive environment where
children and families are challenged and supported to help them
develop skills for life and making REAL life happen.
MISSION
To provide a Holistic Environment where we learn Nurture and
achieve together.
VALUES
 God first
 Customer care
 Integrity
 Team work
 Tie management
 Professionalism
 Self drive
 Excellence
WHY WE EXIST (OBJECTIVES)
1. To start up schools that implement inclusive education in
Uganda e.g. Moonlight pre-school and babysitting centre is our
first school for the little children both able and disabled.
2. To promote good skills to improve on family unity.
3. To provide children with special needs access to formal
education in a structural and effective manner.
4. To sensitize parents and the community about knowledge and
experience about diversity and inclusive awareness.
5. To promote quality in the field of special needs and inclusive
education by maintaining a long-term frame work for the

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community.
6. To promote spiritual goals of humanity in this generation.

OUR SERVICES
1. Educational programs and training (academics)
2. Skillful parenting trainings for the grandparents, young
parents, parents to be and single parents.
3. Youth and teenage trainings (career guidance, HIV /AIDS
awareness , life skills etc)
4. Counseling and guidance in all areas.
OUR SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS INCLUDE
 Academics
 Home economics (social skills, activities of daily living)
 Physical Education
 Educational Trips
 Targeted Activities
 Pre-Vocational Trainings

Project Activities All school activities for our learners both able and disabled are derived
from the learning frame work for early childhood development (3
years to 6 years of age).
The Uganda primary school curriculum for children (6 years to 13
years of age). All curriculums are prepared by the Uganda National
Curriculum Development centre. Concerning the special
needs/inclusion, we are guided by the Salamanca statement and
framework action for special needs education (1994). We Endeavour
to enrich the content with relevant learning activities through
research and refreshment trainings.
Activities
Kindergarten (3years – 6years old)
 Reading
 Numeracy
 English
 General knowledge
 Environment awareness
 God’s creation
 Writing
 Creative Art
 Stories

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 Rhymes
 Music, Dance & Drama
 Physical education

Lower primary (6-8years old)
 English
 Numeracy
 Religious education
 Creative Art
 Physical education
 Literacy(science, social studies, reading, life skills, games
 Skills, Games & sports
 Writing.

Volunteer’s roles &
tasks

The volunteer will work hand in hand with the full time staff in any of
the following activities.
 Preparing teaching resources
 Supervising and engaging in indoor and outdoor activities
 Music, dance and Drama
 Art and craft
 Engaging children in enjoyable literature through reading,
storytelling or other.
 Documentation of children’s learning progress
 Arranging for teachers and parents workshops
 Any other activity that the volunteer possess and is relevant
/beneficial to our learning community

Volunteer qualities We would love to work with a volunteer who will observe our valves in

addition to exhibiting these qualities below.
1. Patience and enthusiasm for children
2. Patience and flexibility
3. Friendship
4. Open minded
5. Sense of humor
6. Integrity
7. Care and reliability
8. Respect for difference in personality and culture
9. Willingness to learn and share knowledge and experience

Accommodation And
Transport

The volunteer can stay at U.P.A Guest house, or a selected host family.
The school is approximately 80mtrs from U.P.A Guest House.

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It is a five minutes’ walk from U.P.A guest house to the school
Host Community The project is located in sub-urban areas where a big percentage of

people speak English well.
People in our community are very friendly to visitors and always
interested to talk /work with people from other cultural background.
Our official language of communication is English.

Comment From UPA The placement requires volunteers that are highly motivated, creative
and innovative. It is an interesting project and introduces you to a
really local setting and early child growing experiences in Uganda and
very near UPA guest house.
Note:
All volunteers choosing school projects - should always remember to
consider the school holidays, schools are closed in April May, August –
September and December to Early February.

Past Volunteers Germans

Participants are required to pay a participation fee of Euro 500 (five hundred Euros) on arrival
for a period of 1- 3months and 80 Euros (eighty Euros) in advance for each additional month/s.
The fee covers pick up from the airport or bus terminal upon arrival in Uganda, on-arrival
training (orientation), guesthouse maintenance, accommodation and other operational utilities
like water, cooking gas, power, kitchen utensils and a monthly contribution for those living in
host families, project evaluations and administration costs. Volunteers are advised to have a
comprehensive study of our volunteers’ guidebook to acquaint themselves with the dynamics
of volunteering with UPA and our projects before making decision.