Uganda Journals Week 3: HIV/Family Planning Classes, Bed Bugs, & Bacterial Infections

July 13, 2013 I know it probably seems like I’m just messing around and being a tourist in Uganda, but I really am volunteering in between all of the fun! In Bandali village the last few weeks I continued to work on Adult Literacy classes and HIV/ Family Planning. For the literacy classes, I am …

Uganda Journals Week 2: Village Life and Rafting Down the Nile River

July 5th, 2013 So, a lot has happened since my last post but I will try to sum it all up. Saturday I went white water rafting on the Nile River on grade five rapids which was amazing! We flipped four times and the first time I was sure I was going to die when …

Uganda Journals Week 1: Adapting to Africa Time

June 27, 2013 I am spending the next month volunteering at a local nonprofit called Arise and Shine Uganda (AASU) based out of Jinja. AASU aims to provide education, health and community development programs to rural villages outside of Jinja and an orphanage and refuge for abandoned children and those with special needs. My journey …