Youth Efforts Towards Hiv/aids Through Prevention,
Description: Uganda PioneersI Association (UPA) is an indigenous youth voluntary Non-Government Organization (NGO) registered with the National NGO Bureau in Uganda, under ref No. S5914/114. The organization focuses on offering youths with the opportunity to contribute to community development by involving them in community projects through workcamps and international volunteer exchanges. The organisation is Not-for-Profit and does not represent any political, religious or sectarian motives.
Type of Work: aeuroOpen discussions and debates. aeuroHolding workshops on HIV/AIDS Prevention and care. aeuroLectures on HIV/AIDS counseling and care for parents/children. aeuroVisit Post Test AIDS clubs. aeuroPerforming forum theatre on HIV/AIDS prevention and care.aeuroConducting interactive sports with local communities. aeuroOne-day public dialogue.
Accommodation: Accommodation:aeuroThe accommodation shall be providing within Abongo Womenaeuros Group premises. Participants shall be required to carry along own clothing, boots, sleeping mats, bags and mosquito nets.aeuroThe campsite shall have simple bathing shelters with no showers.aeuroThe campsite shall have pit latrines not toilets.aeuroA simple cooking shelter (Kitchen)Food:aeuroThere are several local foods to choose from e.g, cassava, sweet potatoes, yams, pumpkin and also rice, spaghetti, ground nuts, beans, peas and different types green vegetablesaeuroFruits can also be easily bought from local marketsaeuroParticipants will choose food to prepare depending on the availability.aeuroParticipants will divide themselves in working groups to prepare own meals using charcoal and firewood on a fuel saving place.Note:If you need more fruits/extra meals/special diet you can get it at your own cost.
Requirements: Participants shall be required to bring own sleeping bag, mat, pillow, mosquito net, sun cream, mosquito repellent, working gloves and boots/shoes. Light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes for nights, as it may turn out to be chilly or cold; Musical instrument (optional); torch or flash light; water purifiers (optional); Personal effects (i.e. soap, toothpaste, toiletries). It would be nice if you can bring your national flag, common art facts of your country, stories, games, pictures and local recipes. It would be helpful for the cultural presentations about your country and for any social interactions. Above all do not forget a happy and positive attitude. NB: Very short skirts, dresses and shorts (above the knee) will not be culturally welcomed.
Approximate Location: aeuroVisit local communities in the fishing villages for forum theatre presentations. aeuroVisit to hospital where HIV/AIDS testing is done. aeuroVisit historical sites i.e. Wanglei Puvungu NOTE: aeuroThere are other available opportunities to visit tourist places like Murchison falls, Hot and Cool Amor pii (Panyimur) for those who can pay for themselves.aeuroCultural Nights will be organized on different days for the different countries represented at the workcamp. Please carry along anything that can introduce your culture.
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