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Volunteering thoughts

April 12th 2011
Extracts from my diary that I wrote during my 4 week stint as a volunteer in the small village of Lwanyi, just outside the southern Ugandan city of Masaka. I was staying in a one room place in the middle of the village, next to the shop selling beer, which provided me with a fantastic insight into rural Ugandan life. In hindsight I mentioned the weather, the sun, and the sky, far too much, but the ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Central Region » Kampala

Ugandan Flag 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
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