HEY-PI

HEALTH FOR YOUTH WITH PARENTS INVOLVED (HEY- PI)

PROJECT CODE:   UPA/MLTV 026

Background Health For Youth with Parents Involved (HEY-PI) was established on the 11th February 2005 by Parents and Youth leaving in Nansana, Nabweru subcounty and Wakiso district due to need to help the youth in matters concerning reproductive health.
Aim To contribute to the promotion of rights and improved health of the youth of Nansana in Wakiso with an emphasis on Nabweru sub-county by providing high quality integrated health services.
Activities
  • Voluntary counseling and testing
  • Community sensitization (outreaches)
  • Educative film shows/discussions
  • School outreaches
  • Condoms/Information, Education and Communication materials  distributions
  • Guidance and counseling
  • Community dialogue
  • Livelihood skills training/small business entrepreneurship trainings
Volunteer task 
  • Peer education, outreaches and school visits.
  • Community outreaches/sensitization
  • Advocacy
  • Evaluation of work
  • Training of youths
  • Counselling
  • Distribution of materials
  • Holding discussions with the youth
Volunteer qualities  HEY-PI requires a volunteer who is highly motivated and ready to work with the youth.
Rating   Low Medium High
Educational     X
Practical     X
Room for new initiatives     X
Emotional challenging X    
Work load   X  
Rating by volunteers   X  
Working hours  08:00am-05:00pm, Monday to Friday.

 

Transport  

By foot since HEY-PI office is near the Guesthouse

Accommodation UPA Guesthouse, Nansana
Comments from UPA No prior experience of working with them. Volunteer to this will be pioneer
Communication The mode of communication is English both in meetings and the outreaches in schools. In case of working in the community, there will always be a translator.
Past Volunteers None

 

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