• Mixing sand and cement
• Colleting water
• Fixing mirrors.
• Playing with children
• Plastering of the building
• Home visits to families for orphans and vulnerable children
. Accommodation shall be at a basic simple rooms
• Participants will be required to carry own sleeping bags and mats
• The campsite has simple outside bathrooms with no showers
• The campsite has latrines not toilets
• A simple cooking shelter (kitchen) with energy saving fire-place
• 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 to the campers from local markets.
• Participants will choose food to prepare depending on the availability.
• Workcampers will use charcoal or firewood (Fuel saving) to prepare the meals.
. If you need more fruits/extra meals/special diet you can get at your own cost.
Bamusuuta Children’s home is found in Kiyuni village, Kalagi parish, Mulagi sub-county, Kiboga District-Uganda. Kiboga is 78kms along Kampala – Hoima Rd and Kiyuni lies approximately 1km outside Kiboga town.
• Cultural nights
• Hiking at Kateera hills
• Community walks
• Community talks through home visits
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.
• Open minded, ready to interact with other people of different cultural background
• Willing to share his/her experiences
• Flexible to live/stay in simple life conditions
• Flexible to the taste of local and basic foods
• Ready to work on the projects
• No experience needed
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.
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.