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UPA/MLTV/09 UGANDA Nansana - 15/09/2020 31/12/2020

STEP BY STEP PRIMARY SCHOOL
PROJECT CODE: UPA/MLTV/09
Background The school was established in February 2007 and accommodates about 200
pupils from the age of 4-13 in its education service programme. It is a
privately owned institution supervised by the Ministry of Education and
Sports.

Aim Improve literacy and engage professionally the educational stakeholders for a

better education system

Activities  Assist in teaching children of the age 4-12 years
 Engage in games and sports with children and teachers
 Engaging in music, dance and drama
Volunteer task  Mainly to teach Math and English
 Engage in games and sports with children.
 Participate in Music, dance and drama
 Support in school Gardening

Volunteer qualities  Experience in teaching desirable but not necessary

 Affinity to children
 Adaptable to local teaching culture in Uganda
School Holidays December-February , April-May and August-September

Uganda Pioneers’ Association

TOGETHER WE SHAPE THE FUTURE

Working hours The volunteer will work from 08.00 to 16.00. Monday to Friday
Transport It is a walking distance and takes 10 minutes to get there from UPA guest

house

Accommodation UPA Guesthouse in Nansana or at a host family
Comments from UPA All volunteers choosing A volunteer will teach and also be able to engage in
other volunteer projects since teaching will be for only 5 hours, or specific
days agreed at the project.
Note:
School project should always remember to consider the school holidays when
the schools are closed in April, August – September and December to Early
February.

Communication Most of the children at the age of 7-12 can be able to speak English. The

teachers at the school speak English too.

Past Volunteers From Japan, Netherlands, Korea, Spain, Germany, France, Belgium and

Finland

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.