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ADVANCE INFORMATION OF FULL PERMACULTURE
DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE
May 13- May 26 2018, Sabina School, Kyotera, Uganda

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We are happy to be able to announce that we are delivering a full PDC (Permaculture Design Course) in Uganda this May.
A PDC is an internationally recognised curriculum in ecological design that can be applied to community work, growing and gardening, business planning and more. The course involves a minimum of 80 hours of study and is suitable for anyone with teaching, leadership, planning and development skills.
We work with everyone from Doctors to community gardeners and small farmers! The course is certificated and recognised around the World as a gateway qualification in environmental, farming and community work.

Sector39 is a teaching organisation based in Wales UK and with strong links to Uganda via Dolen Ffermio (Wales/ Uganda farmers link charity) and the Permaculture Research Institute of Uganda. We are also part funded by the European Union and Wales government. As well as offering practical training via this course we are also working with next generation teachers and leaders in permaculture offering on going support and training to those individuals who wish to progress to becoming permaculture teachers themselves.The first East African Permaculture Convergence is taking place on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th May at Sabina school in Uganda. The convergence continues immediately after a two week permaculture design course at the same venue.

Practical Information for Participants

How to get there?
Sabina School is in Ssanje,Kyotera, Uganda.

You can catch a public taxi/Matatu from central Kampala. This will take you on the main road through Masaka and Kyotera. Sanje is located around 1hr and a half from Masaka town. Ask the driver to drop you off on the south side of Ssanje at the church. When you are dropped off facing the church you will see a large sign on the right, saying SABINA SCHOOL (see pictures below) The school is a short walk down the track

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SABINA SIGN ON MAIN ROAD

 

SABINA SIGN. GO DOWN THIS LARGE TRACK ON THE LEFT AND FOLLOW UNTIL YOU SEE THE LARGE BLUE GATES FOR THE SCHOOL

 

THESE ARE THE ENTRANCE GATES TO THE SCHOOL, YOU HAVE ARRIVED!

 

What do I need to bring?

Your own towel

Personal toiletries, soap, toothpaste and other personal items

A torch

National ID/passport

Pen, notebook for making notes

A copy of your confirmation email

Extra personal cash for emergencies and you own personal extras

Where will we be staying?

There will be separate dormitories for men and women with new mattresses, sheets and mosquito nets provided. There will be private areas available for washing and access to a shower. This accomodation is on the school site and is included in the convergence fee.

This accomodation is clean but basic and is in a shared dormitory. If you would prefer to stay somewhere more comfortable and private there are options for us to hire you a modern tent, at an small extra cost to you.

When should I arrive

The convergence will start at 9am, Sunday 13th of May. You can arrive on Saturday afternoon/evening for start on Sunday morning. Please don’t arrive before Saturday as we will still be working with our facilitators to deliver the course and set up the site. We look forward to meeting you all!

PARTICIPANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN TRAVEL TO AND FROM THE VENUE

 

 

 

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