Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda – The Safari

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Rate our ReviewsUganda,,, Picture this. You’re sat in a minibus at the edge of the road. No more than three metres away from you, partly submerged by the bracken undergrowth of the African plains, lies a sleeping lion. Do you… Sit in quiet awe, with the odd whispered aside to your companions, take a few […]

Uganda – Why Volunteer ? – Report # 4

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Rate our Reviews  The time has come for me to conclude these posts reporting on my Ugandan volunteering. I hope that I’ve managed to give a taste of what a (cliché alert!) profound, rewarding and life-changing experience it was, which is all you can do within the confines of a blog post. Nothing can replicate […]

Volunteering in Uganda – Score Uganda 3 – 1 Tanzania…Report # 3

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Rate our Reviews  Volunteering overseas isn’t just about your time spent on humanitarian projects. Of course, that’s the main reason you go, and it is the most fulfilling aspect of the trip, that will shape your memories of the experience in years to come. But it’s also about experiencing the country through the lens of […]

Volunteering in Uganda – Astonishing Children and Necessary Lessons in Thankfulness…Report # 2

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Rate our Reviews    Orphaned at the age of 5 – his mother died giving birth to him, while his father succumbed to AIDS – Samuel, now aged 9, was somewhat reluctantly taken in by his paternal aunt. Barely able to support her own children, she resents having an extra mouth to feed under her […]

Volunteering in Uganda – Teaching and Learning at St Andrews’ Primary School…Report # 1

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Rate our Reviews    There are many different ways to travel. You can seek out adrenalin-fuelled adventures, breathtaking vistas or culinary delights: whatever floats your boat. Or perhaps you could seek out personal growth through volunteering. I did this for one month in Kampala, Uganda in the summer of 2013, and this is the first […]