Greetings from Uganda October 7th 2008 Greetings from Africa!
I am alive and safe and enjoying Uganda! It has been a busy couple of weeks and I am now beginning to settle in and get used to life out here.
The day that I arrived I was met by a guy called Isaac who is the education officer for CSWCT (Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust - the NGO I’m working for) who was very friendly and introduced me to Africa. W ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Central Region » Entebbe 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
In Janaury 2013 I will be heading to Sierra Leone to volunteer with the RSPB at the Gola Rainforest National Park. I will be doing education and community engagement work to inspire people to care for the rainforest. My blogs for the next six months will be about my challenges, achievements & adventures....... full info