Dear All I’ve been in Patongo for 1 month now and things are going really well. Apart from friends and family, I’m not really missing England at all. The heat has taken a bit of getting used to (mid 30s every day combined with heavy winds feels like walking through the flow of a hairdryer […]
The new support centre for children on the streets of Mombasa is now open!
Hello everyone! My time in Patongo is going really well and I’m getting used to things here. The living situation is not as comfortable as Musanze but it’s not big deal! The town is small and has nothing in it (have taken a couple of photos of the main street for you). It’s not quite […]
Sorry it’s been a while but the internet has been challenging due to a combination of weak reception and power black outs. It’s just over a week since I first arrived in the small town of Patongo in Northern Uganda, working with a locally run youth centre, and it’s going really well. For background, the […]
This seems like a bold statement. 16 days could change the world. But how on earth can we do this? Today is the start date of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. One in three women around the world will experience some form of gender-based violence. From female abortion, poor access to education, child […]