Dewe School of Practical Arts and Sciences
Dewe School of Practical Arts and Sciences
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Commenced:
01/05/2011
Submitted:
31/05/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Dewe Uganda - down the dirt road near lutembe beach resort., Dewe, Kampala, UG
Phone:
+256 70 3939 423
Website:
www.globalpeacehut.org
Climate zone:
Sub-tropical





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Dewe School of Practical Arts and Sciences

Project Type

Rural, Intentional Communities, Community, Philanthropic aid, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

The Dewe School is an open platform for hosting workshops and community oriented learning events and projects. It is also a sustainable camp grounds for travelers and a multifunctional community center for the local village of Dewe in Uganda.

Project Description

The Property has 5 acres of land with lots of space for demonstration systems and learning opportunities. The school is owned by a Ugandan proffesor who purchased the land to develop an eco oriented alternative learning center for the african community and international guests. Currently Aaron Elton (backed by the canadian NGO Global Peace Hut) has taken up investing the next three years time to further develop the site with permaculture installments and to create a more functional space for guests and increase the capacity for hosting schedualed workshops from third party organizations and groups. Our intentions are to run PDC's from the site in accordance with the permaculture master plan and also generate a regular income for the staf from the land and its many varied capacities such as camping and hospitality, food production, textiles, and many other arts which can sustainably be conducted and sold both on and off the site.

This location is incredibly friendly and situated between the international Entebbe Air port and the Capitol city of Kampala, it is also a 10 minuet walk from the worlds second largest lake: lake victoria, and features some of the most diverse plant and bird life on the contenent of africa. We also have a great relationship with a local beach resort where our guests can go for swimming, dancing, and general beach fun, lake side barbeque fish and chips, drinks, and whatever else you might dream up. Its a slice of paradise and cost of camping is 10$ per night.

There are volunteer positions alwayse open for those who are looking for hands on experience in the tropics and a general African vibe. The village is incredibly safe and we have very high expectations for the future of this school as we continue to market it locally and abroad.

We are currently updateing the regular website and have provided the GPH site in its place. Please email Aaron at the address provided if you are interested in comming and staying with us for a while.

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