When the heat of the sun’s rays begged my eyelids to open that first morning on the southern plains of Uganda, I awoke startled at the emotions they evoked.
June 25, 2015 Distended bellies, babies with fly covered faces, men with machine guns, naked women with loincloths covering their intimate regions, and danger lurking in every corner.
March 3, 2015 The voices of fisherman headed to the lake blend with the cheery chirping of the colorful birds. Geese sing and a light trickle of raindrops hit the tin roof.
March 9, 2015 So as my two month anniversary of moving to Tanzania rolls around, I wanted to reflect on some of the highlights. Of course every moment since I began working at JBFC has been a thrill, but some projects stand out a bit more and feel worth writing home about.
July, 20, 2013 If you find yourself with a weekend to spare in Rwanda, be sure to visit Kigali for a dose of culture and Gisenyi to unwind.
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 …
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 …