Sometimes life’s greatest lessons come at the highest prices.
For the past few months, I have been on the Kapkwomboloi Construction Site in Kapchorwa district. It is one of the most gorgeous construction sites you could ever imagine. The site is set along a river that is hidden away by crescent shaped cliffs. Over the rim of the cliffs bursts Cheptui falls, spraying life to the valley. Continue reading “Waterfalls & Mystery; Learning & Dysentery”
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”
A few weekends back I moved to Western Uganda to begin assessing the needs for bridges in the region. Before beginning my work, I took a mini vacation with some friends from the University of Colorado.
My first week of fun in Kampala Uganda, Part 3: The Five Second Dance Party, The artist savior, and the accidental treasure expedition. Continue reading “The Five Second Dance Party, The Artist Savior, and The Accidental Treasure Expedition”
My first week of fun in Kampala Uganda, Part 1: Learning from the wise and kind and bending a tree. Continue reading “Bending a Tree: Learning from the Wise & Kind”
As I prepared to go to Uganda I compiled a list of the resources, precautions, tips, and advice for travel to Uganda. This includes medical, safety, security, and social advice. Continue reading “Tips & Precautions: Uganda”