Category: Uganda

NGOs in Jinja, Uganda
[ 1 ] January 31, 2012 |

NGOs in Jinja, Uganda

This will blow your mind.  Uganda has about 32 million people.  18.3 million (57%) are children under 18 years old.   10.2 million (32%) are children under 10 years old.  There are 2.7 million orphans (8.5%) in Uganda right now.  That means about 1 out of every 10 people in Uganda is an orphan, 1 in […]

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The Bus to Kenya
[ 3 ] January 29, 2012 |

The Bus to Kenya

A longwinded bus ride tale… How do you get from Kamonkoli, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya? Option 1- fly from Entebbe to Nairobi-  Boring. Option 2- Take a bus! Before we left Kampala we went to the local bus station, looked at the various bus companies around and booked an “Akamba” bus ticket. At first we […]

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Kamonkoli, Uganda
[ 0 ] January 29, 2012 |

Kamonkoli, Uganda

“We are Marching in the Light of God…” when I think of our time in Kamonkoli this song plays in my head.  I heard it for the first time when the children’s choir performed it in church. My attention was drawn to three girls on the front row, Sabrina, Susan and Peace, as their braids […]

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Kamonkoli, Uganda- Mission Trip
[ 0 ] January 29, 2012 |

Kamonkoli, Uganda- Mission Trip

Several years ago we had the joy of crossing paths for a brief time with a lady named Cynthia. We attended the same small church in Texas together and I’ll never forget on our very first Sunday visiting the church, she made a point to sit by us and made sure we knew we were […]

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White Water Rafting – Nile River, Uganda
[ 1 ] January 17, 2012 |

White Water Rafting – Nile River, Uganda

With one of the highest concentrations of grade 5 and grade 6 rapids in the world, the top of the Nile, just north of Jinja, has become somewhat famous in the world of white water rafting.  Not wanting to miss out on yet another white-knuckle experience we put on our swimsuits and decided to try […]

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