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Uganda Cheat Sheet

This post is inspired by the “Uganda” page of http://www.volunteertherealuganda.com. Enjoy!


Our local currency is the Uganda Shilling (UGX). The exchange rate of USD:UGX is approximately 1:3,200. 635 more words

International Volunteering

Community Transformation and Volunteer Abroad Programs

I’d like to take you through a story about community transformation through a volunteer abroad program. A story that starts out with a family founded primary school, and ends with a village transforming education, conservation and farming program. 604 more words

International Volunteering


2015 has been pretty quiet for The Real Uganda. We’ve had just a few new volunteers each month. June should be the craziest time of year and here I am writing a blog post on a Monday afternoon. 427 more words

International Volunteering


Namaste my friends! It is time to start the preparation to what is going to be a life changing experience. Today was my last day of classes, the last day of my freshman year of College at Sarah Lawrence college. 269 more words


Here’s a lazy post about some interesting articles and things I’ve come across these last couple months that I think are relevant to OT or OT without borders: 286 more words

OT Without Borders

Getting ready!

I splurged a bit today on some necessities! I’ll be travelling to Bali for one whole month in exactly a week.

I needed to do something that would push me way out of my comfort zone. 117 more words


Tourism Meets Volunteering

Solidarity tourism is a new and budding trend in tourism, volunteering and travel.  A growing number of travelers are realizing the impact that tourism has on a region or country. 386 more words