Fruit Tales and Ebola Scare July 8th 2019 Good morning!
I am writing from the road between Mbarara and Kampala. These past weeks have been filled with adventures, and I’ve done a poor job at keeping up with my blog. However, in the spirit of keeping a faithful recollection of my trip, I will make a blog post for every week I’ve missed. Since I will be on the road these next few days as we travel between Kampala, Gulu, and Mbarara, I ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Western Region » Mbarara Uganda achieved independence from the UK in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed at least another 100,0... ... read more
Hello friends! My name is Anne-Sophie Fortier, and I am a Nutrition student at the University of Saskatchewan. I love travelling, and the Queen Elizabeth Scholars Program recently gave me the opportunity to spend the 2019 summer in the Pearl of Africa, Uganda! Apart from sharing in Ugandan locals' daily lives, my co-travellers and I will spend time in hospitals, learning about their healthcare system and the challenges facing healthcare access and delivery, and implementing programs for nutrition and reproductive health education. If you're at all interested in anything that was just mentioned... full info