Teaching, gardening, building at a small nursery and school in Jinja, Uganda



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    Am Edward, a male Ugandan,musoga by tribe aged 43 years, Married to one wife in the names of Edith, We have seven biological children and taking care of others dependents in the community.Am a Teacher by professional ,Running a school, Isukwe village ,Namulesa parish , Mafubira town counci,l Jinja city North Constituency Busoga region one of the remote villages in the city, it was one of the villages which had no school hence children used to move long distance to schools which led to high school drop out,Defilement,Child labour..It is against that background that i sacrificed my land to begin a school. The school has been in existence for the last five years though in a limping state due to peasantry life of our parents. If we are given Chance to have volunteers, this will reduce illiteracy, ignorance, diseases, school dropout and general development of the school and community at large.
    We are a team of 12 members working together.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Elderly Companionship
    General Maintenance
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They will learn our culture.
    They will interact with the community members.
    They will learn our culture dances.
    They will learn our language.
    They will learn our cultural wear.
    They will enjoy a new environment.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Teaching ,Gardening, Building and others are more important.

    Teaching : To help in improving literacy and numeracy in the school.
    Building: Since we are in a wooden structures, Building will improve on learning environment and beauty of the school.
    Gardening: It will improve on nutrition of the school.
    Computers: It will help the students, Teachers and the community to be Computer literate.
    Elderly companion: It can help the elderly parents to improve on their welfare.
    Art project: It will make the environment attractive to learners.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We will stay at the school and we will eat our local food and for those who are not comfortable with local food can facilitate them selves in the nearby restaurants like, source cafe, Delli, Two friends in Jinja Town which is 10 minutes drive from the school.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Touring Tourist sites like, Itanda falls ( Rafting and Kayaking), Source of the Nile, Bujagali falls ,Busowoko falls and Climbing Kagulu hill.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    I Have access to wireless Internet (modem)

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    I have a space which can accommodate 10 campervans .

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Cats and Dogs

  • 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, 5 days a week 2 days off

Host ref number: 131273824918