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Snapshots from Uganda

I arrived in Kampala, Uganda in May carrying a suitcase scattered with items to manage my own cleanliness, advice from those back home about what to eat and what not to eat, reminders of the importance of hand washing and washing in general, and questions about latrines, showering, and clothing, all surrounding themes of managing my own state of cleanliness and purity amidst the dangers of germs that linger. 1,273 more words

EASE OF LIVING

We’ve been in Uganda over a year now. Even saying that now, my mind is like, “Wait, what? When did that happen?”

I’m sure some of you can relate to that feeling. 650 more words

Uganda

Homestay Part III - Family Bonding

Jinja Trip – Busoga College Visitation

After my first weekend in Iganga, Maureen asked if I wanted to head to neighboring Jinja to see the city and visit Joel at his boarding school. 1,218 more words

Peace Corps

After strike, Old Kampala SSS reopens Wednesday

KAMPALA – Old Kampala Senior Secondary School is set to reopen Wednesday this week, nearly two weeks after a students’ strike.

Students went on strike after learning that their headteacher Azidah Ntegane Nsubuga was to be transferred to another school. 263 more words

News

eC2: GAFSP Uganda Poverty Assessment

Deadline: 05-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

IFC is looking for a Consultant to help assess the impact of an investment project in Uganda, financed by IFC and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program. 130 more words

Tenders

Shoebill ...

Many years ago I went to a farewell dinner for a surgeon. Naturally he gave a speech. He was a surgeon who was retiring but he was no retiring surgeon. 517 more words

On the Passing of Time (and my Grandma's 80th birthday)

A simple premise: my Grandma’s 80th birthday. My family sits around watching an old, but recently discovered, video of my sister and me, recorded almost sixteen years ago. 583 more words

History