Stay from three months up to one year in Uganda, live in a host family or in the UPA Guesthouse, work in one of the reliable partner projects (schools, hospitals, orphanages etc.) and get to know cultures and customs of Uganda
The UPA secretariate is managed by a team of dedicated and professional staff
Ziwa Samuel Musanyusa
Since 2014 Executive Secretary of UPA
Since 2001 Member of Uganda Pioneers’ Association-Central Branch
2006-2008 Branch executive member
2009-2010 Peer Education Advisor
2009 Volunteered as a Mid-Term Volunteer on bringing Global Citizenship and Education for Sustainable Development (ESDGC) within the local communities and schools. Rhondda Cynon Taf Borough Council, Wales-United Kingdom
2010 Volunteered with Together Against Aids Positive Association (TAAPA) on the HIV/AIDS treatment Literacy and Preparedness.
Finance & HR Officer
Sarah has been with UPA since 2008. She is our financial wizzard. Sarah is taking care of reports and overseas the expenses.
Intercultural Exchange Programme Officer
i have a passion for working in the community and interacting with people which makes my work enjoyable and i believe you and me together we can shape the future..
Cissy is with UPA since 2008. She is taking care of the house and makes sure the house stays clean and organised
Security & Support
Roger is taking care of the security and saftey of the guesthouse. He makes sure no unallowed people enter the area and also is great in fixing things around the house
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.