Help at our music foundation in Mbale, Uganda. Learn about African culture from a local perspective.

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Uganda

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    21/05/2019

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  2019 

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  • Description

    Description

    Our Music Foundation in Africa, Uganda is a registered organization committed to raising industry standards and placing the unprofessional and professional musicians in the foreground of the cultural landscape. We are music professionals, based in Uganda, Mbale stimulated by concerns that the country’s music industry has few professional standards and lacks support structures and legal resources. This results in artists being exploited by opportunists who undermine the creative and production efforts of serious professionals. The problems affect all areas of the industry creating an environment of mistrust which impacts negatively on all services and general desirability.

    As music professionals we have been working since 2014 to create a collective body of music fellows to join forces, share resources and cooperate in an effort to promote a fairer industry. Our key objectives are to encourage fair play and offer a level of professional standards that encourage both young up coming artist and satisfied the audience through; Composing, writing, singing and production of music.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Charity work
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Working and interacting with different people hence allowing volunteers to not only build personal relationships, but also to learn about African culture from a local perspective.

  • Help

    Help

    We need someone who can help with the following: teaching music lessons in audio production, practice playing instruments or singing to improve the technique in the group, perform music for live audiences and recordings, audition for positions in our group, choruses, bands, and other types of music, help in rehearse to prepare for performances and promote their careers by maintaining a website or social media presence or by doing photo shoots and interviews. In addition, help in other charity works possible.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Swahili, Luganda, Lugishu and Lusoga.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a main house, self contained, seating room, enclosed in a gate, has electricity and water inside, 5x6 bed with a mosquito net and repellents. Above all with a coffee making machine and local coffee.

    We shall be able to provide breakfast, lunch and supper only for our volunteer during their voluntary works.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimps, falls and hiking!!! All the about sights are in different districts of Uganda.....

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 3 days a week


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