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Uganda 2016 Presentation


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Information presentation on the 2016 SVA Uganda project.

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Uganda 2016 Presentation

  1. 1. UGANDA 2016!
  2. 2. Uganda! • Uganda is known as the Pearl of Africa • It prides itself on being a welcoming and friendly country. • It is located in the East of Africa • It has a population of approximately 39 million people.
  3. 3. Project Background • In Uganda, water and sanitation related diseases are the top killer with a lack of clean water causing nearly 50% of the diseases • 11.5% of Ugandan children dying before the age of 5 because of diarrhea related diseases • Only 65% of Ugandans have access to clean, safe drinking water. • 92% of Uganda’s energy consumption is derived from trees such as firewood with only 3% of Uganda’s land left under natural forest cover, this poses a great threat
  4. 4. • Little Big Africa is a small charity based in Uganda. • It works with British and American University volunteers to improve sanitation and promote the use of natural resources in the Eastern region of the country. • This is the sixth year that SVA will be working with LBA
  5. 5. Project Information • We are looking for 12 volunteers to go out to Uganda • The project will run for 7 weeks, with the first 8 days spent training with LBA • You will meet with the NGO two or three times during placement to ensure that the project is going well • After debrief with LBA, volunteers will be given the opportunity to go white water rafting on the River Nile and go on a three day safari!
  6. 6. Project Aims 1. Build a water tank 2. Protect a water source 3. Teach W.A.S.H in the local primary school and in the local community 4. Promote and train the community in building fuel efficient stoves
  7. 7. 1. Build a water tank!
  8. 8. 2. Protect a water source!
  9. 9. 3. Promote W.A.S.H in the local primary school and in the local community
  10. 10. 4. Promote and train the community in building fuel efficient stoves
  11. 11. Project costs • For a group of 12 approximately £9200 will need to be raised • Half of this will be done individually meaning each volunteer will be expected to raise approximately £380 • The other half will be raised as a group • This will include your food and accommodation whilst in training and on placement and some of your transport • Volunteers must fund their own flights, insurance, vaccinations and visas. • An approximation of what volunteers spent last year: • Visa - $50 • Flights – approx. £500/£600 • Insurance – approx. £100 • Vaccinations – between £250 and £300 • Safari and rafting after project – approx. £300 • Spending money, this will depend on you as a person and what you want to spend last year between approx. £300 and £600