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UPA/MLTV/06 UGANDA UPA guesthouse in Nansana. health 01/06/2022 31/12/2022

STEP BY STEP PRIMARY SCHOOL
PROJECT CODE: UPA/MLTV/06
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
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 - May, 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

Uganda Pioneers’ Association

TOGETHER WE SHAPE THE FUTURE

B: SECONDARY SCHOOLS
ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL, NANSANA
PROJECT CODE: UPA/MLTV/07
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
photos

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

Uganda Pioneers’ Association

TOGETHER WE SHAPE THE FUTURE
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.