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Computer Training Teacher

location
3 - 5 weeks  ·  Age 18 - 50+

rating  Excellent 4.8  · 
  Verified by Volunteer World
  Below average response rate

Highlights

  • Experience the Ugandan way of life and enjoy evening country walks through our typical rural based communities.
  • Gain Ugandan fluency by living with a host family and sharing daily life with the local communities.
  • Become more passionate about your major and propel your career with international experience.
  • Make memories you will never forget during weekend excursions and tours with your fellow participants seeing our abundant natural resources and tourist attractions in the pearl of Africa Uganda.
  • Visit our social cultural tourist attractions in the Buganda kingdom like the kasubi tombs,the man made Kabaka lake and our Ugandan museum

Especially suitable

Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

About the program

The volunteer trainer will be responsible to train teachers ,community and students at MMANZE COMUNITY SECONDARY SCHOOL in computer application,usage and management .

The program is important because it is aimed at equipping the teachers,the students and the entire community in community management,usage and application.The social issues that we are facing are :Lack information flow towards our people due to lack of skills to use to the computer effectively and ...

About the program

The program is important because it is aimed at equipping the teachers,the students and the entire community in community management,usage and application.The social issues that we are facing are :Lack information flow towards our people due to lack of skills to use to the computer effectively and efficiently.We are trying to solve the problem by training the students,teachers and the entire community in computer management,usage and application now that we are in the digital era.The program is about training the students,teachers and the community in computer management,usage and application so that they can use the acquired to improve their standards and conditions of living.The main role of the volunteer will be to organize lessons for the teachers,students and the entire community in in computer management,usage and application.The area where we live is a typical rural based area with the community members depending on subsistence peasant farming and many people in the area are computer illiterate.The volunteers will be living with host families to enable them learn our social cultural beliefs and practices.We expect the volunteers to share with us the skills of of using computers effectively and efficiently.Volunteers expect to learn from us our social cultural beliefs and practices.Still ,they can also learn our local language called luganda.Volunteers can bring equipments like laptops ,computers and other training materials like projectors which they can use to train our people.


Typical day

Our day normally starts with breakfast from 08:00-09:00.We walk to the school for a about ten minutes.At school,we work from 09:00- 11:30.Then we have a break of 30 minutes.At 12:00 we go back for lessons until 13:00 we have lunch from 13:00-14:00.At 14:00 we go for afternoon lessons until ...

Typical day

Our day normally starts with breakfast from 08:00-09:00.We walk to the school for a about ten minutes.At school,we work from 09:00- 11:30.Then we have a break of 30 minutes.At 12:00 we go back for lessons until 13:00 we have lunch from 13:00-14:00.At 14:00 we go for afternoon lessons until 16:00.From 16:00- 17:00 we go for sports and at 17:00 the day is normally over and go back home.From 18:00 -20:00 it’s normally leisure time for the volunteers.From 20:00-22:00 it’s is dinner time.This is always the days program from Monday to Friday when we have lessons.Weekends and public holidays are free days for volunteers to go for tours and also for any possible visits.


Free-time activities

Volunteers can be engaged in the following activities during their free time : Going for a walk through our communities to see different types of nature like the high rocks at KUNGU ROCK. They can go for sports like football during evenings They can go for tours in our tourists attractions the ...

Free-time activities

Volunteers can be engaged in the following activities during their free time : Going for a walk through our communities to see different types of nature like the high rocks at KUNGU ROCK. They can go for sports like football during evenings They can go for tours in our tourists attractions the Kasubi traditional tombs . They can go to our source of the Nile at Jinja. They can go to Mabira natural forests to see the different nature there. They can go to our wild life centre at Entebbe zoo. They can go to our national game parks like Queen Elizabeth national park,Kidepo national park,Bwindi Impenetratable forest,The Sippi falls,BUJAGAALI falls,the Kikagata hot springs,The Rwenzori mountain for mountain climbing ,The mountains of the moon. Volunteers can also for concerts and music shows in different recreation centres. They can go to Ssese islands to watch the different nature in the islands. They can go to our museum to see our reserved past activities. All the above activities can be done either in the evenings after work ,on weekends and during the official public holidyas in the country.


Requirements

Requirements

Minimum Age: 18 years

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.

Language Skills

You need to speak English (basic level)

Education Requirements

Information ,Communication Technology (ICT) at We require at least a basic education level equivalent secondary ordinary level . level

Required Documents

CV and IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATE motivation letter and current photo

Nationality Restrictions

No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.

Other Skills

Volunteers do not need prior experience, or technical skills but skilled workers are very welcome. . Enthusiasm, commitment ,dedication and a good sense of humor and helping spirit are required.what matters most is the willingness to serve and share with others.

Time Commitment

Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 16:00

What's Included

What's Included

Services by MACERUDET Uganda Volunteers

Program fees is used for airport pickup,drop back  feeding and accommodation.50% of the fees goes towards the buying of scholastic materials like books and pens, school bags and shoes,school uniform for the socially and economically needy children and orphans.

Airport Pickup at Entebbe International Airport

Volunteers are picked up from the airport on their arrival.However,we need to know the arrival time ,dates and plane details.We request volunteers to send us a copy of their passport and photo so that we can identify them easily on arrival.Late arrival for the volunteers,we advise them to stay in a hotel or guest house at their expense to avoid any inconveniences on the road at night.The distance from the airport is about 40 miles and it normally takes about two hours driving on the road towards the project area.

Accommodation

The rooms are single ,double and can even be shared by more than two people at a go.The urinals and bathe rooms are out side the rooms.We have electricity power and use solar power system to give us light .The latrines are also outside the living rooms but very near .Water is received from our rain water harvesting tank.The volunteers can take a bathe at any time of the day and are free to use cold or hot water served by the administrator.

Food & Beverages

We provide our local foods and drinks starting from 8.30 am to 9.00 am for break fast,11.00 am for break tea or coffee,1. 00 pm to 2.00 pm lunch ,5.00 pm evening tea and dinner is served between 8.30 to 9.00 pm.We serve and prepare mainly our african foods and vegetables that has been grown by the local community using organic farming methods.We also have and serve a variety of fruits that are also grown naturally and organically.There is also room to serve those who enjoy meat,pork,mutton,goat.

Internet Access

Good access at the project site

What's NOT included?

What's NOT included?

Flight Tickets

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Details on arrival

There is no specific dates of arrival.Volunteers are free to come whenever they are willing and interested in coming.

Availability
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Program fees

3 weeks (min. stay) 720€
4 weeks 960€
5 weeks (max. stay) 1,200€
Average fees 240€/week

Program fees

240€ per week 3 - 5 weeks Age 18 - 50+

Payment methods

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NO CREDIT CARD FEES


Duration

3 - 5 weeks

Deposit

The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.


Final Payment

Your final payment will be agreed with MACERUDET Uganda Volunteers during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.


Meet your organization

MACERUDET Uganda Volunteers

Excellent 4.8 rating (9 reviews)

Non-profit - founded in 1990

Verified by Volunteer World

  Below average response rate

Coordinated by

Mulindwa

Spoken languages: English

About the project

MACERUDET Uganda accepts a variety of volunteers all the year including students,active professionals mainly teachers , health workers and retirees to work with us .

Meet your organization

WHO WE ARE

The Mmanze Centre for Rural Development & Training (MACERUDET) is a local NGO located in Uganda. It is a community-based organization mainly developing and managing self-help community projects in all the welfare works related fields. MACERUDET has more than 30  years of experience in the field of welfare works implementing community based programs and activities.

MACERUDET takes its name from Mmanze community, which is located 22 miles north the capital city of Kampala along Matugga -Ssemuto road.. The area is typical of rural area’s in Uganda with families largely getting by on subsistence farming. It lies within the former famous Luwero Triangle, where the 1981 to 1986 bush war was centred resulting in many fatalities and virtually destroying all the social infra structures in the region. It was in this environment in 1987 that Macerudet (Mmanze Centre For Rural Development And Training ) was founded, with survivors organizing themselves on a self help basis to create this community based organization. The main aim of Macrudet was, and more than thirty years later still is, to contribute towards the rehabilitation, reconstruction and development of the area through self help initiatives. During the past thirty years Macerudet has worked with the local community to found and develop projects that promote education, health care and economic development.

Mmanze Community members face daily problems caused by poverty, low-grade water supply & sanitation facilities, insufficient funds for education, meagure nutrition & scant health care services, among a variety of other disadvantages. 

MACRUDET has no established paid staff and implements priority programs and activities utilizing the services of both local and international volunteers through an integrated holistic development approach with a high community spirit and a lot of enthusiasm.
WHAT WE DO  :

Priority Programs include : Sustainable Agriculture & Income Generation; Community-Based Health Care; Functional Adult Literacy; Training & Education; Environmental Protection; Infrastructure Development; Rural Savings & Credit Scheme; Community Capacity Building; Rights Promotion & Protection; & Lobbying & Advocacy.We also recruit and host volunteers from the local and international community.

​WHERE WE WORK :

We work with the rural based communities in the typical rural areas in Mmanze community,Masulita subcounty in Wakiso district.
. Life is fairly laid back in the area and time is soon spent chatting with people in passing and visiting friends. The  area has an extremely low crime rate and volunteers are given the chance and encouraged to explore the area alone or in groups with our team.

OUR HISTORY :

As already mentioned ,we have an experience of more  than thirty years working with the rural based communities.Secondly ,we have the same experience working with both local and international volunteers from different countries  from different cultural back grounds.

​OUR MISSION :

To work with rural communities to alleviate poverty, ignorance, disease & illiteracy through implementing sustainable community based development programs.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR :

We are looking for flexible, caring volunteers who have the drive to not only help but to familiarize themselves with the local culture and characters. We advise longer placements as it gives us and yourself a greater chance to get stuck into a program however we understand that short terms are sometimes preferred especially when visiting Africa or volunteering for the first time.

9 reviews · rating4.8

Alberto Brao rating4.2

2022 at Computer Training Teacher

The general impression was very good and the problems that arisen were managed and solved pretty well together with the staff. The context of the village is one hundred per cent rural and also the accomodation but you get in to it very quickly with no issues. The only problem that someone can find ...
Moritz Hennig rating4.4

2024 at Completion of students' dormitories

I really enjoyed my time in the Macerudet Community. Everyone was welcoming and I really felt at home. The kids will always love to show you around and to bring you some sugarcane or jackfruit. The accommodation and especially the toilets are really simple, which can be a little unusual at first, ...
Francois Loignon rating5

2023 at Sports/Physical Education Trainer

I initially was supposed to do 1 month of volunteering in the community of Mmanze. I got to meet the host family with Gorret, William and the kids. Their hospitability, kindness and generosity is so genuine and beautiful. It will make you feel right away at home with family members. I feel in ...
Richard Ogutu rating5

2022 at Training in art, design and craft

Visiting Uganda was a dream come true. I enrolled for Communications and Marketing Volunteer at MACERUDET. Everything was enjoyable starting from the pickup at the Airport by my host, Mr. Mulindwa. He was very supportive. I got greatly prepared breakfast, lunch, supper. MACERUDET is the best place ...
It’s my definite pleasure to be able to work for Mr Mulindwa Williams to build the training centre for the Mmanze Village located 3 hours north west of Kampala. This man has dedicated over 10 years in this project in order to improve the skills and living quality and working opportunity for the ...
Muhammed Walton rating5

2019 at English teacher assistance

Wonderful institution providing education and development services to rural community in Wakiso district also Masulita sub county located in Kampala uganda. The Centre has two schools one primary and one secondary with students ranging in between the number of four hundred to five hundred students. ..

Location

Africa > Eastern Africa > Uganda > Kampala

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