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GOLDEN HEARTS KINDERGARTEN
PROJECT CODE: UPA/MLTV/04
Kindergarten is a critical stage in the development of each child because it lays
the building blocks to future academic success. For learners this age, school is
about building social, emotional, self-awareness, language, literacy and numerical
skills as well as exposure to how the world works.
In Uganda, early childhood education is offered solely by private proprietors,
majority of whom targeting children from high income families. Golden Hearts
Kindergarten was therefore set up for disadvantaged children from both low-
income and middle-income families with a view of nurturing them into
Research shows that children learn more before the age of 6 than at any other
stage in life. At Golden Hearts, we believe that each child is unique and
develops/learns at his or her pace.
Volunteering with us will therefore be a memorable experience because it is fun-
packed, intriguing, full of learning, and satisfying. You will surely make a
Aim To nurture a wholesome child
The activities that learners at Golden Hearts engage in enable them develop the
Reasoning and concept development
Arts and Crafts
Music, Dance and Drama
We also engage in a series of indoor and outdoor games as well as excursions
Uganda Pioneers’ Association
TOGETHER WE SHAPE THE FUTURE
The volunteer will be expected to assist the full-time staff by participating in the
Preparing resources and materials required in the learning process
Assist with indoor and outdoor games.
Assist in arranging parties and other special school days
Preparing excursions and field tours
Music, Dance and Drama
Arts and Crafts
Engaging children with enjoyable literature – reading, storytelling and writing.
Contribute to documentation of children’s learning.
Organize children’s holiday camps
Arranging for teachers and parents’ workshops
IT-related activities, e.g. web design, social networking, etc.
The volunteer must:
Exhibit passion/enthusiasm for children
Be patient and flexible
Be friendly and open minded
Be creative and have a sense of humor
Be honest, caring and reliable
Exhibit effective communication skills appropriate for children
Have respect for differences in personality, culture etc.
Have a willingness to learn and share knowledge and experiences
The Volunteer can stay at UPA Guest House, or at a selected host family. The school
is 1km from UPA Guesthouse.
Public transport to and from the school is readily available at 3000 Uganda Shillings
The project is located in a Peri-urban area where a big percentage of people can
speak English well. There are of course some scores of the community and
parents who are more comfortable with the local dialect Luganda.
Like most regions in Uganda people in this community are very friendly to
visitors and are always interested to talk/work with people from other cultural
At Golden Hearts Kindergarten, the main language of communication is English.
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.
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 Slovakia, Japan, Germany
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.
Esta beca tiene una cuota adicional, que deberás pagar antes de participar en el proyecto.
Esta beca cuenta con financiamiento para boleto de avión (VIVE FINANCE NO APLICA para beneficiarios de Programa Manos por el Mundo)
Adquiere tu seguro de viajero, VIVE ASSIST te ofrece tarifas preferenciales para adquirir tu seguro de viajero, asistencia de viaje 24/7, médica, personal y legal. Así mismo este programa te apoya a resolver todas las dudas sobre tus traslados al lugar donde fuiste aceptado, te dan orientación sobre vuelos, trenes y todo lo que necesites saber sobre tu viaje.