Every time we pass through Kapchorwa Uganda on the way to our projects we pass by something you can’t help but stare at. As we are winding our way up gorgeous mountains, peeking out at waterfalls and bubbling rivers, we suddenly slam into a giant scar carved into the side of the mountain. Continue reading
I am over the moon with Uganda! I have extended my contract to stay here till next summer, making my work here a year long. Not only that, but I may move to Rwanda!
A few weekends back I moved to Western Uganda to begin assessing the needs for bridges in the region. Before beginning my work, I took a mini vacation with some friends from the University of Colorado.
I am absolutely head over heels in love with Uganda. I have found my people. Continue reading
My Brother Arnold, My niece Talia, and I lost in the inauguration crowd.
The huge inauguration party including: traditional dancing, singing, and poetry read by the communities served by the new Namawukulu bridge in the Bududa district of Uganda…. Continue reading
I am working as a Bridge Corps Fellow for Bridges to Prosperity for the next 7 months. I spend my time hiking through the mountains to find gorgeous rivers, building bridges (figuratively and guess what? also literally), and watching monkeys break into the office. Continue reading
Why build bridges?
I have been speaking with village chiefs about their needs for a safe crossing; I have learned about the lack of access to school, healthcare, and jobs. I have heard their recounting of the many injuries and deaths at these dangerous crossings.
I recently received a phone call and learned that a loved one had passed away. This is a breakdown of the steps I have taken to fight stress and sorrow while I am separated from my support group half way around the world. Continue reading
My first week of fun in Kampala Uganda, Part 3: The Five Second Dance Party, The artist savior, and the accidental treasure expedition. Continue reading
My first week of fun in Kampala Uganda, Part 2: 1000 trips to the mall with a chicken & Random Rambling Mango Maze Ranging.