Step by Step Primary School




The school was established in February 2007 and accommodates about 200 pupils from the age of 4-13 in its education service programme. It is a privately owned institution supervised by the Ministry of Education and Sports.


Improve literacy and engage professionally the educational stakeholders for a better education system


·         Assist in teaching  children of the age 4-12 years
·         Engage in  games and sports with children and teachers
·         Engaging in music, dance and drama

Volunteer task 

·         Mainly to teach Math and English
·         Engage in games and sports with children.
·         Participate in Music, dance and drama
·         Support in school Gardening

Volunteer qualities

·         Experience in teaching desirable but not necessary
·         Affinity to children
·         Adaptable to local teaching culture  in Uganda

School Holidays

December-February , April-May and August-September

Working hours

The volunteer will work from 08.00 to 16.00. Monday to Friday


It is a walking distance and takes 10 minutes to get there from UPA guest house


UPA Guesthouse in Nansana or at a host family

Comments from UPA

All volunteers choosing A volunteer will teach and also be able to engage in other volunteer projects since teaching will be for only 5 hours, or specific days agreed at the project.


School project should always remember to consider the school holidays when the schools are closed in April, August – September and December to Early February.


Most of the children at the age of 7-12 can be able to speak English. The teachers at the school speak English too.

Past Volunteers

From Japan, Netherlands, Korea, Spain, Germany, France, Belgium and Finland

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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Contact Info

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