Uganda | Cultuur en sociaal

Samen met 14 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 19 dagen naar een cultuur en sociaalproject.
Het project duurt van 3 t/m 22 september.

Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 250.
. Traditional Dance: traditional dance lessons carried out by a trained instructor. • Modern Dance: Learn basics of a modern dance (Hip-Hop, Break-dance, Dancehall…) • Drama Workshop: There is the possibility to develop small scenes, depending on the skills of the participants. • Performances in traditional and modern dance at ( Bukomero local market street performance and Jam session in Kampala) • Filming and capturing pictures and videos for the production of the troupe.
Accommodation: • Accommodation will be in simple rooms. • Participants will be required to carry own mat and sleeping bag. • The camp site has simple bathrooms and pit latrines no showers • A simple cooking shelter (Kitchen) • Participants are requested to bring with them mosquito nets. Food • The food is basic and simple. Be ready to take the same dish for some days in a row. • Fruits can at times be availed for the campers from local markets. • Participants will chose food to prepare depending on the availability. • Workcampers will use charcoal or firewood to prepare the meals. • If you need more fruits/extra meals/special diet you can get it on your own cost.
During the workcamp period the participants will visit the following places: • Visit the community market in Bukomero • Climbing the Kateera Hills Note: • Other visits on the weekend, could include Kampala (Ghaddafi Mosque, Kasubi Tombs etc) or Entebbe (Wildlife in the National parks, Botanical garden or beaches) at the cost of interested volunteers. • 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.
Projectnaam

International Workcamp on Cultural Development in Traditional Music, Dance, Drama.

Projectcode

UPA 07 18

Land

Soort werk

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Startdatum

3-9-2018

Einddatum

22-9-2018

Aantal vrijwilligers
Leeftijd

18 t/m 60 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 250

Taal

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