|TIPO DE BECA||CODIGO||PAIS||LUGAR||ACTIVIDAD||INICIA||TERMINA|
||UPA/MLTV/17||UGANDA||UPA Guesthouse in Nansana||health||01/04/2022||31/12/2022|
MASANAFU CHILD AND FAMILY SUPPORT (MCAFS)
PROJECT CODE: UPA/MLTV/17
Background Masanafu Child And Family support (MCAFS) is an Organization established and
registered as a Community Based Organization in 2003. With the urge to find
remedy to ever increasing problem of poverty and human degradation, with a
special focus on Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) infected and affected
by the HIV/AIDS scourge. MCAFS is located at Masanafu along Ssentema road,
six Kilometers from Kampala City in Kampala. MCAFS established and supports
OVC through vocational skills training at St. Padre Pio Vocational Training
Institute. It supports retention in school of children extremely in need through
an educational support program, by paying school fees and providing scholastic
materials to these children in various schools both secondary and primary. To
the surrounding community MCAFS carries out socioeconomic strengthening of
OVC caregivers, sensitization on child protection, health care and psychosocial
support to OVC and increasing the rural community’s awareness on HIV/AIDS
MCAFS has singled out skills training and support as the appropriate strategy in
improving the lives of the less advantaged ones, more especially the HIV/AIDS
affected orphans and vulnerable children.
Currently MCAFS supports more than 200 OVC in formal education, 120 OVC
households in socioeconomic strengthening and sustainable agriculture, 86
formally out of school youth in vocational skills training and post vocational
support for over 90 OVC who graduated over the previous years, and
entrepreneurship and income generation support to over 120 teenage mothers.
Aim Improving the lives of the most disadvantaged ones through skills training and
Activities Vocational skills training in: 1. Carpentry and joinery
2. Welding and metal fabrication
3. Brick laying and concrete practice
4. Tailoring and garment cutting
5. Motor vehicle mechanics
6. Salon and hair dressing
7. Electrical Installation
Social economic support: 9. Green house vegetable growing
10. Silos (Post harvest proper grain food storage
11. Backyard gardening
12. Entrepreneurship training and support to
heads of households
13. Training in and Income generating activity
support to teenage mothers
Uganda Pioneers’ Association
TOGETHER WE SHAPE THE FUTURE
14. Formation and support to village saving
Psychosocial support: 15. Support to needy households to access medical
16. HIV/AIDS sensitization / Testing and referral
and support to treatment.
Volunteer tasks Working with the social workers in their day today activities.
Assist in record keeping
Technical support in the specific areas listed above. Eg. Welding
mechanics, tailoring. Carpentry. Horticulture Etc.
Working Hours 8:45 am to 16:45 pm, Monday to Friday!
Transport From UPA Guesthouse/Nansana to Masanafu, it is 7 kms and it costs 12,000
Ugandan shillings (to and from) by public means or a hired motorcycle (Boda
Accommodation Volunteers can stay at UPA Guest house although MCAFS can always arrange
with different families to HOST its volunteers
This is a new but very interesting project for volunteers interested in working
with vulnerable youth and orphans.
Communication The basis of communication at MCAFS is English though majority of the clients
and communities we operate in speak little English and local languages.
Past Volunteers From Italy and Holland
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.