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It's like a slumber party, but during the day, and we're moving.

Joshua’s bike, Sara’s rent, Winnie’s school fees, and mattresses for Robin’s family — Just Because needs met

On April 22, we headed to some of Jinja’s surrounding villages to meet the needs funded by donors to Just Because. 1,344 more words


Welcome to the family, Muzafaru!

Easter weekend, Kwagala gets a new boy.

It rained like mad on Holy Thursday, so Good Friday got off to a slow start.

Later in the morning, Robbie and Malia headed out to do errands while I read my book on the hammock. 554 more words


I only almost died once today

Jinja, end of week 1

I’ve lost track of days here, to be honest, although what I can say is that I’ve officially been here more than a week. 668 more words


In the lookout

Captured from Lake Victoria, near source of Nile, Kampala, Uganda


Cowherd interrupted. Also, we saw goats. We love goats.

April 15, 2014 — Jinja day 4

The three of us — Robbie, Malia, and I — took a motorcycle ride through surrounding villages with the intent of finding specific physical needs to meet. 1,078 more words

Beautiful Bujagali

Jinja in Uganda is the adrenalin capital of East Africa. The beautiful village of Bujagali is the heart of it all.

Jinja's first elevator

April 14, 2014 — Jinja days 2 and 3

On my second day in Jinja, Malia, Kaity (Robbie’s cousin), and I spent our afternoon shopping downtown. 646 more words