Get well School Buloba

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GET WELL SCHOOL BULOBA

PROJECT CODE:   UPA/MLTV/10


Background

Get well school Buloba was started up in early 2014 in the Kirimamboga village of Buloba Wakiso district (11)kms from the capital city of Uganda. The establishment of Get well school was due to lack of educational services in the area as people had to travel long distances to get schools. The school currently has a capacity of 250 pupils both nursery and primary ages 2.5 to 15 years, and operating legally with a practicing License from Wakiso Education district authorities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Aim

Vision:                                        
To become a role-model in providing an all round excellent educational services.



Volunteer Qualities

  • Passionate about children
  • Very open minded and flexible
  • Experience /interest in teaching children



Activities

·         Teaching pupils as per the educational curriculum

·         provision of practical skills

·         Emphasizing co-curricular activities

·         Computer training

·         Boarding section



Volunteer tasks

·         Working with the school staff in teaching children

·         Engage   in co-curricula activities with children

·         Provide hand in monitoring pupils in kindergarten level

·         Helping kids learn proper hand washing

·         Helping kids in conducting quiz and debates at school

·         Sensitizing pupils dangers of early sex acts

·         Follow up on activities as per school plan

·         Teaching basic computer skills to students

·         Helping in monitoring of kids in boarding section



Working Hours

Will start work at 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday

Weekends especially Saturday is optional to volunteers.



Transport

From UPA offices to Get well schools Buloba is 11 km and this cost Ugandan shillings 9000 for public means transport.



Accommodation

Volunteers can stay at UPA Guest house although Get well schools Buloba can always arrange with different families to host the volunteer within the school community



Comments from UPA

This is a New project to UPA but worth to try for volunteers who are interested in working with children and learning more about cultures.

Note

All volunteers choosing school project should always remember to consider the school holidays. Schools are closed in April – May, August to September and December to early February

Communication

The basis of communication at Get well schools Buloba is English.



Past Volunteers

Ugandan and internship students

  •   Uganda Pioneers Association,
         8 miles Hoima Road, Ocheing Zone 
  •      Nansana, Wakiso District - Uganda
  •   P.O.Box 25973 Kampala,Uganda
  • +256 785 601 220 / +256 782 335 322
  • info@ugandapioneers.org

About UPA

Uganda Pioneers' Association (UPA) is a voluntary non-governmental organisation registered with the National NGO Board (ref. S5914/114). UPA aims atpromoting community based development,intercultural co-operation and youth participation through voluntary work. 


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