Monthly Archives: September 2013

A journey to Capital Shoppers

I’ve just returned from an adventure. And it’s only 11:39am. In keeping with my theme of the week (ie. finding a balance of taking care of myself while working in Uganda) I decided to go to Capital Shoppers, my favourite … Continue reading

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A city of contrasts

Kampala is a city of juxtaposition. Out for a walk with my friend J last night, meandering through beautiful tree-lined streets filled with massive homes, we came across a slum right smack in the middle of it all. No one … Continue reading

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Student sponsors needed for January 2014

This is the time of year when students in Kikule apply to the TWS sponsorship program. So far we have 3 new students sponsored for the school year that starts January 2014. We’d like to have 25. If you are … Continue reading

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Pen Pal needed

I am in need of a pen pal for a girl in Grade 11 in Kikule. Please let me know if you would like any more information about corresponding with her. or if there are teenagers in your house who … Continue reading

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My return to Kampala

It was hot and sunny in Kampala earlier today. Which meant there were rumbles of thunder this afternoon but for some reason just a sprinkling of rain. The city looks much the same as when I left it, since essentially … Continue reading

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Back in Kenya!

It’s 9 pm in Nairobi, where I am right now. It’s pouring rain and pitch black, the airport is a former shell of itself because of a  massive fire on August 7 that wiped out a huge section of it. … Continue reading

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