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Great News from Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America

A month ago, I posted about a fundraising campaign to build a second torii gate at Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America. Thanks to tremendous support, the organisation behind the campaign, Inari Faith International, have succeeded in reaching its goal of raising $3,500 and have even exceeded it. 71 more words

Shinto / Japanese Religion

Last weekend's adventure: Rafting in Jinja!

On Friday we left Kampala for the first time since arriving and headed of to Jinja, a town located 2 hours (depending on traffic) from the capital. 348 more words

Facts & Figures

Hailey’s List of Ugandan Facts & Figures (Part I)

  1. Uganda is not affected by the Ebola Virus. At all. There have been 3 more cases of Ebola Virus in Dallas, TX, USA than in all of Uganda.
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Economic Development

Looks like we made it.

On January 5, 2015, I left Dallas, TX, USA to spend a year in Jinja, Uganda, East Africa. I was offered the role of Product Development Coordinator at The Akola Project’s Uganda Branch. 623 more words

Economic Development

You're welcome, Mom.

The other day (six weeks ago) I was thinking, “You know what the world really needs? A white girl from upper-middle class suburban America writing a blog about much she loves Africa.” So here you go, world, you’re welcome. 206 more words

Economic Development

Nuances of Collecting Data – A Uganda Experience?

Josephine Namukisa from UMU writes on the challenges and discoveries made during fieldwork for the SAMSET project.

At the heart of the process of generating a State of Energy Report is field surveys to garner an energy picture. 948 more words


We will be returning soon to Uganda. Richard will continue with the construction of the school and we both will get back to our first love of evangelizing. 775 more words