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Mobile pregnancy tool kit to save African lives

Each year over eight million babies die during delivery or in the first week of life in developing countries according to UN. Lives can be saved through access to skilled care during pregnancy and childbirth, however this is a challenge in Africa where the number of trained medical personnel is quite low. 395 more words

Apps

FOOTBALL? SURE, DRINK TAPS AND BATTERIES

Walking from home to the little town od Arua I met  children playing a football game.  The children explained me that the teams playing are Ugandan ones and that the 11 players name and numbers are written on the drink taps. 16 more words

Africa

Unveiling Uganda: Part 8

Day 13

I would like to say that this day was busy and I did a lot, that is not to say it wasn’t useful, but due to the weather and timings Nicholas’ plan to take me to another school fell through. 399 more words

Travel

Unveiling Uganda: Part 7

Day 11

This day was quite leisurely most of the time, I got up late and had a big breakfast, before going out to one of the local schools run by the lady, Evelyn, who owns the guest house (and as mentioned before, many other things) in Fort Portal where we engaged in worship with a class of 11 year old’s which went on for some time with a friend of mine, Alan, who is working to start an Orphanage called ‘Second Chance: Border to Border’. 443 more words

God

Empower A Child

There has been so much going on in my life at the moment, that I decided blogging could be beneficial for me. I have recently decided to go on a split trip to Kenya and Uganda in the summer of 2015. 501 more words

Workshops and Walks

Greetings from Uganda!

We began our adventure today by attending a CHAP sponsored workshop. The workshop was attended by local church representatives and was meant to equip them and the churches they represent to reach into their communities and to identify orphan and/or other children who are at risk or vulnerable in HIV/AIDS related situations. 282 more words

Short-Term Outreach