Life after volunteering with The Real Uganda

I’m often asked by prospective volunteers what our volunteers go on to do with their lives, after their experience with our programs. Is volunteering abroad a catalyst for better things? Is it a career enhancer? Or does volunteering abroad naturally attract movers and shakers? Which came first, the chicken or the egg? I tend to… Read More Life after volunteering with The Real Uganda

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