Volunteer at a Junior School in Kiboga, Uganda

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  • Description

    Description

    Our Junior School,is located just in the heart of the city-Kiboga, it has been established for four years. We are looking around for teaching volunteers to help us with this starting school.. The cost of maintaining the wage for a qualified teacher is a major challenge for starting school projects.

    As you enter Kiboga, you begin with the District Administration Offices and the Kiboga Prisons. Opposite the District Offices is Kiboga Mityan Road and our School is located a walk distance of 900 meters, and on you left is the school Sign post and a road leading you to the school compound. The School is located strategically to reach out to children of many single women and disadvantaged groups who cannot afford main stream municipal education.

    Being near the eye of the Municipality makes volunteering even much easier because there is a great option for a number of facilities, Hotels, bar, church, social fellowship, karaoke, and access to a high way to big cities. So volunteering with our project will never be a strain to anyone wishing to give us a try.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers will have a first line of study about contemporary life for the rural people. How a country defined as the Pearl of Africa, with so much need, sickness and with little way through its ironical future. Travelers will learn to appreciate the level of human heritages that were far blocked with a poor system of education and lack of self sustaining stream for majority of the population! Travelers will stop working or looking at Africa with the prejudices created over time about the African indigenous persons.

  • Help

    Help

    Project

    Our Junior School is in its fifth year, so the entire school program is under development, we are happy to get any form of help; there are a number of needs! Teachers, senior Educators who can do management, Social media administrations, web site development, international program administering, fund raising administrator, Sponsors, project sponsors, Scholastic eg, crayons, paper, balls, basket balls, table Tennis equipment, Mosquito repellants, Mosquito nets for children, Matresses, books, books are hard to collect and transport, but we welcome anything from children readers in English! Cooks books, Music equipment etc. we can accept help of lap tops and Audio visual material. We have our own projector so these will be helpful. We welcome manual help of buildings, Gardening and carpentry as we make our own school seats. we welcome any one with metal work fabrication skills as we make a lot of metal frames for book shelves, Desks, Tables etc. Women empowerment coordinators-as most of our parents are single mothers.

    Teaching Programs available.
    1. Early Child hood/Nursery Teaching and play
    2. Core Curriculum Teaching –Lower Primary
    3. School Aid program and Carpentry
    4. School Food Bank and gardens
    5. Physical Education development
    6. Sports and Fitness
    7. Music Dance and early Drama.
    8. Fund raising and web programs
    9. Home economics and cook working
    10. Family Reach out and resourcing.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Local Language, with help teacher

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We will en devour to stay with volunteers with in the school guest house., but we also want volunteers to stay with host families or regularly visit these families who are the families where our children come from. In doing so, we establish real information surrounding the children we help and offer them a chance for another adult that can help in providing our care programs to these children.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteers can, go for sports around our town, volunteers will also have a chance to go on safari for game touring, we will organize transport for some game drive where we want students to participate. Volunteer who have a zeal for rafting or visiting other parts of the country can arrange this at their own cost, but will be helped to move around and pointed to secure organizations. The school will provide regular internet connection no cost to the Volunteers.

  • 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, 5 days a week

The school includes three buildings. kindergarten, (left), primary section (right), administration building (not in the picture)
We have 200 pupils and eight teachers

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