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Congolese Business Trainings, Nile River, Kin Reunion

UGANDA | Sunday, 1 Apr 2012 | Views [664] | Comments [1]

The Refugee group, who we are now calling RIP (Refugee Initiative Projects) worked me very hard during my stay. I had to teach myself in order to teach them, and it was a grueling process. Staying with the family also proved to be a challenge and a ... Read more >

Tags: business training, congo, kampala, kin initiative, kisumu, micro finance, nile river, travel, uganda


up up and away, UGANDA THEN MALAWI,1 week in

UGANDA | Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | Views [798]

A little faith in humanity ... even in the simplist form. I was on my way. My parents have sent me off at the redmond airport..and I was beginning my 40hour trek across the globe. I first hopped a plane to portlandia and on the way met a woman from the ... Read more >

Tags: entebbe, kin initiative, lake victoria, malawi, uganda


In the air again

UGANDA | Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | Views [1147] | Comments [3] | Video

   I was recently asked, "How can there be hope when such horrible atrocities happen in this world?" My immediate reaction was to agree with the gross behavior of humans and to claim that hope was a bit of a "moo point". I ... Read more >

Tags: botswana, kenya, malawi, namibia, orphange, refugee, tanzania, uganda, volunteer, zambia


my final journey in africa 2010, and now back to the USA

USA | Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010 | Views [631]

for nearly 2 weeks i worked with the orphan kiddos making amazing crafts mostly beads. they were fascinated by the meditation they reached as they strung bright beads onto string and metal in order to create masterpeice accessories. i attempted ... Read more >

Tags: beading, congo refugees, home, kenya, kin initiative, tanzania, uganda


caning children, ju ju magic, ancient sewing

UGANDA | Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | Views [1866]

i wanted to add my final thoughts of uganda as i was rushed on my last entry. to speak of the caning. we all know this existed in our parents time. you know they say "when i was a kid...they used a big paddle...etc". the reality doesnt quite ... Read more >

Tags: black magic, caning children, juju magic, sewing machine, uganda


finals, art projects for online store and back to kenya

UGANDA | Wednesday, 24 Mar 2010 | Views [543] | Comments [1]

Today is the big day, im travelling on back to the rehlm of luos. Im an hour or so away from boarding the bus to kisumu and I sit here meditating on the adventures ive spend here in Uganda. They’ve been more memorable and extreme with their filling ... Read more >

Tags: cheap volunteer, kenya, kin initiative, kininitiative.org, uganda, volunteer uganda


ever forward never backward & selling our Kin art

UGANDA | Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | Views [894] | Comments [2]

Since my trip to the Nile, i have been pretty mellow as I returned back to the kin house compound. Upon arriving late night in the dark bumpy trails on back of a boda nearly falling off a few times as my 50lb pack weighed me down…I sighed in ... Read more >

Tags: art, boda, empowerment, guitar, love passion, uganda, words of thought


Kitega community center,,,,rafting the nile!

UGANDA | Monday, 15 Feb 2010 | Views [886] | Comments [2]

  I decided to take a venture out of Kampala district and headed for the Lugazi area to a town called Kitega…pronounced Chitega . Our first days there took us out to do home visits with parents of the Katungulu (nearby village) children. ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, jinja, luganda, nile, soul, uganda, white water rafting


leaving KENYA ...arrival in UGANDA

UGANDA | Thursday, 21 Jan 2010 | Views [522]

It’s been so long since my last entry and transitions of great magnitude have occurred. On a lighthearted side, I celebrated Christmas with a bang of the Congolese drums and rumba rhythms of the luo. On the eve the 6 roommates and I headed to ... Read more >

Tags: dancing, kampala, simmers, uganda


water & electricity...a luxury? uganda?

KENYA | Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | Views [790]

id never considered candlelight as anything other than an added romantic substance or a relaxing vibe for a massage session. but for the last month ive realized theres no luxury in 8boys and 2 girls crowded around a candle to read a book and eat your ... Read more >

Tags: poverty, simplicity, swahili, uganda



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