Tag: uganda

Day 6 – Kampala slums

This has been the most difficult day to take in and process. I have tried to walk you through life in the slums. I apologise as it’s longer than my previous posts but with such shocking living conditions and three...

November 22, 2014

It’s no joke – World Toilet Day…

World Toilet Day is something I usually mark every year by raising money at the Anglian Water WaterAid quiz. This year was a little different, as you can imagine. The theme of this year’s campaign was #It’sNoJoke – designed to use...

November 21, 2014

Day 4 – Boboya village

When we arrived in Boboya we were given the warmest welcome I have ever received. Grace was singing and when we met her she gave us a big hug, thanked us for visiting and called me her daughter. Grace lives...

November 21, 2014

Day 3 in Uganda – a day in Ojili…

Today we spent the day in Ojili village with Deborah and her family. Deborah is married to Michael, who is a teacher at the local school, and they have three children. Pirus is 6, Oscar is 4 and Thomas is 8...

November 21, 2014

Welcome to Uganda

Day 1 Woke up to my alarm at 5am. I had a surprisingly good night’s sleep. I got up and did what I do every morning and had a shower to wake myself up. Then it started to dawn on...

November 19, 2014

One day to go

I’m flying out tomorrow and preparations are in full swing, so I wanted to quickly do another update! Whilst in Uganda I hope to be able to update you daily with Twitter and this blog, but this will be dependent...

November 14, 2014

Two days to go…

On Saturday (15th November) I fly out to Uganda for the WaterAid supporters trip. I have been so excited about this trip for the past eight months, telling everyone I meet about WaterAid and why I am going to Uganda....

November 13, 2014