Best volunteer abroad culture shock moments

Hey folks! I’ve been polling our former vollies to collect their best culture shock stories from Uganda. These are always fun and often telling regarding the preconceived notions people have about foreign lands. There’s absolutely no way to completely prepare yourself to volunteer abroad. But once you get through that tough first week or so,… Read More Best volunteer abroad culture shock moments

You gotta laugh to keep from crying

DISCLAIMER: This is a fun post for my non-Ugandan readers. Ugandans already know what happened. On Thursday, February 18, 2016, Uganda held hotly contested presidential and parliamentary elections. Although the following days delivered unsatisfying news for many, the famously wry Ugandan sense of humour reigned throughout. People chose to laugh to keep from crying. Election… Read More You gotta laugh to keep from crying