International Workcamp on Climate Change Adaptatio
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: aeuroEnvironment conservation Planting 1000 eucalyptus trees in schools and communityaeuroPreparation of 2 tree nursery beds aeuroConducting community workshopsaeuroConducting outreaches in local primary and secondary schools (Debates)aeuroWorkshops with workcamp participants on recycling and eco friendly projectsaeuroMeeting with the environment and natural resources officer AgricultureaeuroMaking composite manure pitsaeuroCarrying organic manure to plants/gardensaeuroPlanting food crops and vegetablesaeuroWeeding of tree seedlings in Nursery beds
Accommodation: Accommodation:aeuroAccommodation will be in simple rooms.aeuroParticipants will be required to carry own mat and sleeping bag.aeuroThe camp site has simple bathrooms and pit latrines no showersaeuroA simple cooking shelter (Kitchen)aeuroParticipants are requested to bring with them mosquito nets.Meals:aeuroThe food is basic and simple. Be ready to take the same dish for some days in a row.aeuroFruits can at times be availed for the campers from local markets.aeuroParticipants will chose food to prepare depending on the availability.aeuroWork campers will use charcoal or firewood to prepare the meals. aeuroIf you need more fruits/extra meals/special diet you can get it on 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 historical sites, i.e. Wanglei Puvungu and Emin pashaaeuro s Tomb solar eclipse monument in WADELAI, aeuroVisit to Nearby South Sudanese Refugee camps in Siripi, Rhino camp etc Note:aeuroThere opportunities to visit tourist places like Murchison falls, hot and cool Amor pii ( Panyimur) Lendu forest, Aguu hill at own cost 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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