Monthly Archives: November 2010

Dance Showcase in Kampala

Last weekend, after arriving back in Kampala from Entebbe and getting settled into our accomodation for the evening, Vanessa, Ali, Dai, Ashley and I took a special hire (taxi, basically) to the Ndere Centre. The centre is where the Ndere … Continue reading

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Entebbe

Finally, a much delayed recap of our weekend in Entebbe. Last Friday, after meeting up with Ali and Dai at their house in Katikamu (a neighbouring district), we took bodas to the taxi park in Wobulenzi (the town where we … Continue reading

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Women’s Group

I’m writing this entry on Thursday night, after a completely fabulous day spent at the maternity centre and with the women’s group. Vanessa has been hard at work translating and printing the information for the educational posters that will be … Continue reading

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Vanessa’s Birthday

After spending last night in Kampala, Vanessa was back in Kasana Sunday afternoon, in plenty of time for her “birthday party”, such as it was.  She’d invited Khoon and Celia, two of the volunteers we met on the safari, who … Continue reading

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Wobulenzi Market

Vanessa, the other volunteer that lives in the house with me, will be finishing up her  placement with Shanti this coming Friday. She’s going to do some travelling around Uganda for a few weeks, and will be flying back to … Continue reading

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Murchison Falls Safari

My apologies for the long delay in getting this blog entry up. Given the slow upload speeds in Uganda, and the number of photos that I wanted to share from the safari, I had been waiting until I could go … Continue reading

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Countdown to the Safari

After a busy end to October, with our only day off last week spent in a nearby hotel, Vanessa and I are very much looking forward to our three day safari trip.  We’ll take a boda to the Luweero post … Continue reading

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Shanti in Canada

A bit of an administrative day around here. It’s just Vanessa and I in the volunteer house for the next few weeks, and today Ali wasn’t around either, as she went to Kampala and Entebbe with Ben, the Shanti driver, … Continue reading

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