Uganda | Natuur en landbouw
Samen met 14 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 19 dagen naar een natuur en landbouwproject.
Het project duurt van 6 t/m 25 augustus.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 250.
Environment conservation • Planting 3 acres of different species of trees. • Preparation of 5 Tree Nursery Beds. • Tree Potting • Rising of Tree Nursery Shades. Agriculture • Making composite manure pits. • Planting food crops and vegetables in the trees. • Weeding
Accommodation: • Accommodation will be on the farms site, • Participants will be required to carry own sleeping bags, nets and mosquito nets • The campsites has Latrines not toilets, • A simple cooking shelter (Kitchen) Food: • 3 meals a day will be provided at the campsite • Participants will prepare meals together in working groups using Charcoal and fire wood from energy saving fire places and stoves • If you need more fruits/extra meals/special diet; you can get it at your own cost.
• Visit Mt. Owati historical stones /Trees; • Siripi Local market twice a month on Thursdays is also an experience. Note: Cultural Nights will be organized on different days for the different countries represented at the workcamp. Please carry along anything that can introduce your culture.
Uganda Pioneers´ Association (UPA) is an indigenous youth voluntary Non-Government Organization (NGO) registered with the National NGO Bureau in Uganda, under ref No. S5914/114. The organization focuses on offering youths with the opportunity to contribute to community development by involving them in community projects through workcamps and international volunteer exchanges. The organisation is Not-for-Profit and does not represent any political, religious or sectarian motives.
Participants shall be required to bring own sleeping bag, mat, pillow, mosquito net, sun cream, mosquito repellent, working gloves and boots/shoes. Light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes for nights, as it may turn out to be chilly or cold; Musical instrument (optional); torch or flash light; water purifiers (optional); Personal effects (i.e. soap, toothpaste, toiletries). It would be nice if you can bring your national flag, common art facts of your country, stories, games, pictures and local recipes. It would be helpful for the cultural presentations about your country and for any social interactions. Above all do not forget a happy and positive attitude. NB: Very short skirts, dresses and shorts (above the knee) will not be culturally welcomed.
Visa: The volunteers must apply for a tourist visa online with this link. https://www.visas.immigration.go.ug/ . This should be done a couple of weeks or months before the departure date. The form requires you to fill in the address of the contact person in Uganda and you should use: ZZIWA SAMUEL MUSANYUSA, NANSANA WEST I ZONE, +256785601220. The immigration department sends you an approval document which you must print and present on arrival at the airport. The tourist visa costs 50 US $ and it is better to carry it in cash Participation fee: 250 € for international participants (this includes pick-up from the airport, food and accommodation during the stay in the camp and the on-arrival orientation). It also contributes to the running of the workcamp activities and UPA administration. Note: UPA doesn’t offer airport drop off after the workcamp but can help in identifying the service provider and the volunteer meets the costs ranging between 28-30 Euros.
International Workcamp on Agro forestry and Environment Conservation
UPA 05 18
18 t/m 60 jaar