Connecting Uganda and Kenya: A story of a divided people coming together after conflict

I have recently been overwhelmed by migraines, but I was finally able to rejoin Sylvia so we could continue performing technical assessments and decide where to place our next eight cable bridges. While Sylvia laid out the center line and determined elevations and distances of points along the center line, I had the honor of talking with the community. I explained who we were and what we were doing, but most of all I listened to the community as they told me their story. Continue reading “Connecting Uganda and Kenya: A story of a divided people coming together after conflict”

Bridge Inauguration Party

The huge inauguration party including: traditional dancing, singing, and poetry read by the communities served by the new¬†Namawukulu bridge in the Bududa district of Uganda…. Continue reading “Bridge Inauguration Party”

Building Bridges: My work with Bridges to Prosperity

I am working as a Bridge Corps Fellow for Bridges to Prosperity for the next 7 months. I spend my time hiking through the mountains to find gorgeous rivers, building bridges (figuratively and guess what? also literally), and watching monkeys break into the office. Continue reading “Building Bridges: My work with Bridges to Prosperity”