Bayimba International Festival of the Arts, Kampala Uganda

Every September for 6 or 7 years now, Kampala’s National Theatre comes alive with art, drama, dance, and music (more so than usual). At Bayimba International Festival of the Arts, you can shop for locally made clothing and crafts, and have fun with the kids during the day. The evenings become quite lively, with tonnes… Read More Bayimba International Festival of the Arts, Kampala Uganda

Uganda as a success story, only no one knows!

The Real Uganda is a small, locally run, non-profit, based in Uganda. We try to connect with international volunteers (I call them “vollies”) who believe that cultural exchange and engagement are among the best ways we (as non-Africans) can help Ugandans when we visit this amazing country. The Real Uganda doesn’t accept people who want… Read More Uganda as a success story, only no one knows!

A short rant regarding the Live Below the Line campaign

Live Below the Line (LBL), an initiative of The Global Poverty Project, is an annual fund and awareness raising campaign, that challenges participants to eat for a week, spending less than $2 a day on food. It aims to get people thinking about extreme poverty and its effects. They have offices in the US, Canada,… Read More A short rant regarding the Live Below the Line campaign