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June 2014

My final week was going to be a busy one, in-between the packing, we went shopping for gifts and also visited the Ndere Cultural Centre. There were dances performed that were relevant to the different tribes/parts of Uganda. 527 more words

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travel advisory: avoid visiting the United States

Initially, I refused to get interested in the shooting of the black (or African-American) youngster by a policeman in the United States last week or the resulting riots because we had enough going on over here to keep me occupied. 2,120 more words

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Uganda in Conversation: Part VI

The Friday of my week in Uganda was the only day I was able to properly explore Kampala, the capital city. The conference I was attending ran from the Monday at 9am through till the closing ceremony on Thursday evening, such that I had hardly left the resort over that time. 915 more words

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Lake Bunyonyi Trip and Summer School

After finishing our week of teaching at Salvation Primary School, we packed our bags and hit the road to spend the weekend at Lake Bunyonyi. It was just over a two hour drive on the not so smooth roads of Uganda until we reached the lake. 849 more words

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Hopeful Memories

Sometimes I lose faith in the world. People do horrible things, give up their rights, take other peoples rights, the list goes on. Sometimes its hard to remember the bigger picture. 202 more words

Uganda - 1st National Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management, 2014

The theme of the conference was Break the Silence on Menstruation, Keep the Girls in School. 

Author: Netwas Uganda

The conference had 4 objectives; a) to raise awareness on the impact of poor menstrual management, b) advocate for policy review, c) develop strategies for operationalizing existing policy, d) demonstrate sustainable good practices on menstrual management. 29 more words

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