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Community Nutrition & Health for Rural Mukono, Uganda

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EMPOWER AND CARE ORGANISATION - EACO. | Mukono, C, Uganda
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We are in need of volunteers for the economic development, community nutrition & health, gender equality and sustainability of rural populations of Mukono.

TOPIC AREAS, KEY POINTS AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES OF THE PROJECT TO BE COVERED

FOOD SECURITY

  1. What is food security?
  2. What to do in order to be food secure?

ü Growing of crops for example banana, potatoes, beans, maize, cassava and millet among others.

ü Rearing quick maturing animals for example pigs and local chicken

  1. Establishing and management of the above items.
  2. Harvesting and storing of the above food items.
  3. For Beneficiaries who are in town elementary commercial skills should be taught to them like stall in markets and canteens

FARMERS ORIENTATION TO MARKET

  1. To produce goods in big quantities but of high quality.
  2. Should do be thought how to keep records. Here income and expenditure, records should be encouraged.

Environment

  1. What is environment?
  2. How to protect the environment?

HYGIENE AND SANITATION

  1. Mostly in their homes
  2. Should have pit latrines
  3. Raised stand
  4. Clean compound
  5. Barth rooms
  6. Kitchen with all components

INTRODUCTION TO GENDER ISSUES

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

  1. Demonstrations
  2. Visiting sites
  3. Participatory approach to all issues
  4. Video shows on farming.

We want to host 30 Students because it is a big load and we shall group them,

Team work is applied in the all duties. Volunteers rotate tasks. Depending on the skills the volunteers have, they may be also be supervisors of some activities

Program Duration

Cost (USD)

2 weeks

550.00

4 weeks

750.00

6 weeks

950.00

8 weeks

1,150.00

10 weeks

1,350.00

12 weeks

1,550.00

16 weeks

1,950.00

20 weeks

2,350.00

24 weeks

2,750.00

Additional weeks

200.00 per week

All Registration Fees are included in the costs above.

To secure your spot, a deposit is required along with your online application. Any remaining balance must be paid no less than 30 days before your start date.

Quick facts about the trip:

Project duration: Minimum 2 weeks Project Location: Mukono, Uganda Airport of arrival: Entebbe Activities: Learning about bee-keeping activities and skills. Other farm activities, including maintenance and guiding tourists. Working Hours: Wednesday to Sunday 8:00-17:00 with one hour for lunch. Monday and Tuesday free days for traveling to nearby destinations. Accommodation: Volunteer house at the farm or in a guest house in Mukono town Requirements: Ages 18+. No qualifications or previous experience necessary.

What's included:

Meals: Lunch provided by the organization. It includes natural and healthy food, fruits, fruit juices, cereals, soups. Vegetarian and non vegetarian menus available. Breakfast and dinner must be prepared by the volunteers. They have access to the kitchen and appliances. There is a market and stores nearby where they can get their own food. Airport pickup Local Transfer: available from Entebe to the project location.

Pre-departure Orientation and Onsite Training:: Volunteers receive a comprehensive workshop on being a volunteer in the project, safety and security in the destination country, culture shock, and pre-departure preparations. Support:: 24/7 during your volunteering time. Leisure time activities:

  • One trekking and bird watching excursion to the game parks forest project but on your budget.
  • One ride to the indigenous Market

What's not included:

Flights, Visas, Insurance

We are in need of volunteers for the economic development, community nutrition & health, gender equality and sustainability of rural populations of Mukono.

TOPIC AREAS, KEY POINTS AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES OF THE PROJECT TO BE COVERED…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location

How to Apply

Shadrak Kyobe Project Coordinator Empower And Care Organization (EACO) Uganda Mukono District Kayunga Road Ggulu A Kitete Village Tel: +256 774 310 393

Email. empuganda@yahoo.com,

Shadrak Kyobe Project Coordinator Empower And Care Organization (EACO) Uganda Mukono District Kayunga Road Ggulu A Kitete Village Tel: +256 774 310 393

Email. empuganda@yahoo.com,

Location

EACO's main office is located in Ggulu, Kitete, M, Kayunga road, YMCA Lane Mukono District, Mukono, C 256, UG

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