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UPA/MLTV/012 UGANDA NAnsana - 15/09/2020 31/12/2020

ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL, NANSANA
PROJECT CODE: UPA/MLTV/012
Background Alliance High School is a reputable registered secondary school by the Ministry of
Education and Sports. It is a private school that was started in the local community to
support the government with education services. The school has been commended
for provision of education and other skills to young people in peri-urban Nansana and
its environments. It is a mixed school for both boys and girls from 13-20 years. It is has
two sections that is day and boarding students.
This School Is Located in Nansana East Ward Parish, Nansana Municipal Council,
Wakiso District, 7 miles along Hoima Road.

Aim  Provision of quality education to all for a better future

 Promote girl child education to enable them accomplish at least secondary school
level
 Offer skills to students enabling them becoming self-reliant

School
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Uganda Pioneers’ Association

TOGETHER WE SHAPE THE FUTURE

Activities  Formal classroom work including teaching and assessing the learners

 Field study trips
 Conducting seminars
 Workshops and training on selected topics with teachers and students

Volunteer tasks  Formal classroom teaching to students
 Support to class teachers in lesson planning
 Developing teaching content in the preferred subject
 Carrying out class assessments
 Attending staff meetings as scheduled
 Compiling a feedback report at the end of voluntary service
 Engaging in games and sports

Volunteer qualities  Emotionally strong.

 Having skills in computer or information technology is an added advantage.
 Able to instruct in class
 Good communication skills in English
 Creative
 Flexibility.

Working hours The school working are from 08.00hrs to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday except for
gazzeted holidays. The working hours and days can also be discussed depending on
the volunteer’s availability.

Transport It is takes approximately 30 minutes by walk from UPA Guest House which is the
nearest and immediate accommodation facility. From Yesu Amala Stage, it costs 1000
ugx one way to the school.

Accommodation Volunteers to this project shall stay at UPA guesthouse in Nansana.
Comments from
UPA

The placement can be an opportunity to introduce a volunteer to Uganda’s secondary
education system. It will also be an opportunity to promote ones culture through
language teaching. One with skills in training students in sports e.g. football, netball,
volleyball and other sports as the volunteer may wish.
Alliance High School is a long-term partner to UPA and we have together carried out
many projects to empower youth for example in reproductive health topics, gender
trainings, inter-cultural related workshops and human rights.
Note:
All volunteers choosing school project should always remember to consider the school
holidays running as follows; April-May, August – September and December to Early
February.

Communication Communication with School staff and of the students is usually in English
Past Volunteers Germans under the weltwaerts programme.

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.